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With the government stating that more new homes need to be built to withstand the growing population, the number of new build properties in England and Wales have risen dramatically.

The conveyancing process of a new build property is a more complex transaction than the purchase of an existing house or building and therefore requires particular skills from your solicitors. To get a quote for buying a new build property you can call us on 0343 507 5151, e-mail us on residentialpropertyteam@gorvins.com, fill in our online form or use our conveyancing guide to obtain a quote.

When purchasing a new build property you will often be required to exchange contracts withing a relatively tight timescale; usually 28 days or less. Gorvins’ expert conveyancing solicitors are experienced in operating under these tight deadlines and can confidently liaise with you, your new build property sellers and anyone else involved in the property purchase and your related property sale.

Why is New Build property Conveyancing different?

When purchasing a new build property buyers are often faced with committing to the purchase before the property is built, i.e. “purchasing off plan.” As a buyer you may purchase the property before construction has begun or during the construction process having only seen the show home.

The conveyancing process involved with a new build property purchase is different because:

  • It is the sale/purchase of a ‘new property’;
  • The developer will have a large number of sales progressing at the same time and may adopt a slightly different conveyancing process than normal;
  • It is a sale of part. As the developer usually owns the whole site, they will be disposing of it in the form of lots

What if you are part-exchanging your property?

Part-exchanging an existing property with the builder can be as complex as any other home buying process. The builder’s solicitor must ensure that all legal aspects of the property are in order.

To get a quote for buying a new build property you can call us on 0343 507 5151, e-mail us on residentialpropertyteam@gorvins.com, fill in our online form or use our conveyancing guide to obtain a quote.

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Meet the Residential Property team

  • Adam Reed

    Conveyancing Manager
    Residential Property

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  • Jeta Goshi

    Conveyancing Manager
    Residential Property

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  • Lana Parker-Yates

    Conveyancing Manager
    Residential Property

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  • Lorraine Lockie

    Head of Residential Property and Conveyancing
    Residential Property

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  • Matthew Owen

    Conveyancing Manager
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  • Omar Hadi

    Associate Solicitor
    Residential Property

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  • Reema Mistry

    Conveyancing Manager
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  • Samantha Eaton

    Associate Solicitor
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  • Scarlett Meikle

    Conveyancing Manager
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  • Sobiah Khan

    Conveyancing Manager
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  • Tanzeela Mahboob

    Conveyancing Manager
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