Why do I need a conveyancer?

Conveyancing is the legal process involved when buying or selling a property. It can be very complicated, so it’s important to enlist the help of a licensed conveyancer.

Why use Romans Conveyancing?

Our partners provide a personal and transparent service to ensure your move is as smooth as possible. They understand the importance of communication with yourself and your estate agent to ensure that your transaction progresses as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Our customers enjoy the following benefits:

    • Mover Protection 
      When it’s not your fault that something goes wrong, Mover Protection reduces the financial risk of moving, allowing you to try again.
    • Competitive Fixed fees
      Unlike many solicitors and conveyancers, there is no charge for every letter or telephone call, we only work with specialist conveyancing solicitors who offer a fixed fee enabling you to budget precisely.
    • Quicker transactions
      Your solicitor is instructed when you put your house on the market as completing the initial legal paperwork earlier can allow you to move up to 3 weeks sooner.

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 Frequently asked questions

Who are licensed conveyancers?

Licensed conveyancers are specialist legal professionals who have been trained to deal with all aspects of property law. 


How long does the process take?

If everything goes to plan, your conveyancing can be complete within as little as four weeks! Waiting for confirmation of your mortgage offer can often slow things down so we recommend organising your mortgage from the outset.

Who can carry out the conveyancing?

A solicitor or licensed conveyancer usually conducts the conveyancing process. It is possible to do it yourself if you’re not taking out a mortgage, but, conveyancing law can be very complex and time consuming - so most home buyers and sellers employ legal experts.


What do I do if I have lost my deeds?

The procedure will depend on whether the property is registered or unregistered and how they came to be lost. If the title for your property is registered in H.M Land Registry then, since the Land Registration Act 2002 came into force, this may no longer be a problem. In the more unusual situations, where the title to your property is not registered with H.M Land Registry, the individual circumstances will need to be investigated and specialist legal advice may be required.