Professional guidance for when you’re buying, selling or remortgaging your home or business

Young Couple Buying HouseProperty purchase is usually the greatest single financial commitment that a person will undertake. Given the importance of the transaction it is crucial to have the very best professional guidance when navigating the complexities of the legal system regulating the sale and purchase of property.

At Byrne Frodsham & Co the property specialists are Charles Asbury and Marion O’Donovan.

Whether you are buying, selling or remortgaging your home or business, we will give you the support you need in conveyancing matters. Particularly in today’s sensitive markets our team has the experience expertise and astute business acumen to ensure you gain the best terms available and to provide full protection.

How to minimise the stress of buying and selling property

Buying Selling PropertyBuying and selling property is high on the psychiatrists stress list and for many good reasons. It is said to be the third most stressful activity after bereavement and divorce. For this reason you should have well qualified and experienced representatives to guide you through the difficulties and we at Byrne Frodsham & Co can deal with that.

There are many issues that need careful examination. For example, is the title in order and does the seller have the legal right to sell the property? Are the boundaries in order or are there any disputes with adjoining owners? Will the property be subject to a Compulsory Purchase Order to make way for new roads, runways, or other developments? Are there any restrictive covenants that will prohibit use or development in the future? What fixtures and fittings and other items are to be included?

We will ensure that all the procedures are executed as efficiently and speedily as possible. We contact the Estate Agents, and the other parties Solicitors, to obtain, examine and evaluate the relevant documents, and we carry out all necessary searches to ensure that the property is not affected by anything detrimental.  We keep you fully informed of important developments as matters proceed.

Full written estimates of all costs will be provided which show not only the cost of the sale and or purchase and any mortgage, but also payments that have to be made in the course of the transaction such as Vat, search fees, stamp duty and Land Registry fees.

There are other considerations when you are buying a different type of property. In Flat purchases we will check your access rights, who owns and maintains the building, gardens, garages, roof, common parts etc. We will ensure that you are as aware as possible of the extent of the service charges and insurance costs.