The Process of Selling a House

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The Process of Selling a House

Our residential conveyancing solicitors can help take the stress out of selling your property. Our property and conveyancing solicitors are based in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, and also cover the neighbouring towns of: Amersham, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, The Chalfonts, Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield, Berkhamsted, the surrounding home counties and West London.

It is always a good idea to contact us before your property goes on to the market so that we can get proceedings underway to avoid delay later in the process. Working through the Law Society’s Transaction scheme, we will collect and prepare property information that the buyer’s solicitor will need. We will obtain your deeds and prepare a draft contract.

IBB’s Property Sales Team

IBB’s conveyancing solicitors have considerable experience and expertise in all aspects of Residential Conveyancing. We aim to provide a speedy yet diligent and professional service. As a client, you will be assisted by one of our property specialists. He or she will be personally responsible for your matter and will always be available to answer any questions you may have during the transaction.

IBB can also assist you with all other legal aspects of residential property, including:

  • Remortgages
  • Residential Leases
  • Rights of Way and Covenant Issues
  • Option Agreements for Land Sales
  • Equity release
  • Transfer of your home  or part of it to a family member or loved one
  • Joint ownership
  • Lease extensions and leasehold enfranchisement
  • Auction property sales and purchases
  • Land acquisition
  • Property investment
  • Small scale development
  • Landlord services

Where can you come and see us for advice?

We can meet you at our Chilterns office, our Uxbridge office or any other location to suit you.  If you would like to arrange a meeting, or would like to discuss your home purchase please contact us today on 01494 790013 or 01494 790071 or email

Buying a House: things to do first.

This video walks you through the things you should consider right at the beginning of your house buying journey and highlights any issues that you should be aware of.

Property Searches - What are they?

Buying a home is an investment in your future. You need to find out as much as you can about the property you are buying before you decide to go ahead.

Enquiries Before Contract - What are they?

The latest in our series of videos explaining the property buying process. It cover what enquiries before contract are and where they occur in the purchasing process.

Report on Title - Everything you need to know.

Whether you are buying a home or making a property investment, an essential step in the process is to get your lawyer to thoroughly research the legal title to the land.

Shared Ownership: What are the right options for you?

A short, animated explainer video about shared ownership: what is it? What options are available? and what advice you should get from your lawyer?

What is a Mortgage Offer?

Whether you are buying a home or making a property investment, you may need to borrow money to fund the purchase price.

Exchange of Contracts

This video walks you through the process of exchanging contracts and highlights any issues that you should be aware of.

Completion of your House Purchase

Once you have exchanged contracts, completion takes place about 2 weeks but the parties are free to arrange for a longer or shorter completion.