The Conveyancing Process

Buying/Selling/Transferring Property

At Crawford Gallagher, Conveyancing Letterkenny Solicitors, our aim is to ensure that whether you are buying or selling residential property that the conveyancing process is made as simple as possible. 

Buying or selling your home should be an exciting time for you, not a stressful one. At Crawford Gallagher Conveyancing Letterkenny Solicitors, we can help to make the sale or purchase run as smoothly as possible, and keep you informed every step of the way. 

Early instructions from you can smooth the road ahead and we can anticipate the likely documents required by the other side. 

If you are selling your property we shall require the following documents

  1. Your deeds (or a letter of Authority signed by you detailing your bank account number) so that we may take up your title deeds.
  2. The address of the bank holding your deeds
  3. Your P.P.S. number and tax type
  4. Your ID either passport/ driver licence
  5. A utility bill / bank statement within the last 6 months
  6. If you are married your marriage certificate or if you are divorced a copy of your divorce decree / separation agreement
  7. LPT certificates paid up to date and NPPR certificate
  8. Receipt for septic tank registration (Protect our Water)
  9. Folio & file Plan or if Registry of Deeds then an we will require a land registry compliant map.
  10. Planning Documents
  11. Architects Certificate of compliance with Building Regulations, Planning Permission and identification Certificate
  12. Please let us know if there has been any alterations to the property and whether you had planning documentation for the alterations.
  13. Any contents included in the sale if so please give inventory of same

If you are Buying Property we will require the following information from you

If you are getting a mortgage please remember that any  associated documents that the bank requires should be put in place such as,

Life policy, Insurance on the property, Valuation of the property, survey report. As this will help speed up the process and avoid any unnecessary delays.

The following documents are required from the Purchaser 

  1. The name and address of your bank.
  2. How much you are borrowing
  3. Survey report on the property from a registered Architect/surveyor
  4. Photo ID either passport or driver licence
  5. Utility Bill/ Bank Statement dated within the last 6 months
  6. Your P.P.S. number & tax type
  7. Marriage certificate
  8. If you have been divorced/ separated /divorce decree or separation agreement
  9. Details of any contents included in sale.

We shall advise on the legal costs and stamp duty applicable to the sale. 

To conclude if you are considering buying or selling property, we would be happy to discuss with you and provide you with a competitive no obligation quotation. 

Make the call today: Contact us on  0749164906 for Conveyancing Letterkenny legal specialists

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This article is general in nature and can not be regarded as legal advice, as it is commentary only.  If you would like legal advice regarding how the law applies to your individual situation, then please do not hesitate to contact the office.  Contact details are as above.