Reasons You Need a Solicitor for Conveyancing
Posted by fybmanager20 at March 26th, 2012
Why is it necessary to appoint a solicitor for handling the conveyancing of a real estate property? It is not obligatory to get legal help when you are handling the transfer of rights of ownership of property. You may consider handling the process on your own. However, it is a good idea to get a property solicitor for handling this part of the legal process dealing with real estate transactions.
Why do you need legal help when you can do it on your own? Many individuals think that there is no necessity for seeking help. However, your lack of legal knowledge and experience makes you prone to mistakes. The common problems you may face if you try to handle this part of the transaction process on your own are as follows:
Without expertise in handling this process, missing out the important details is always a possibility. Whether you miss out details regarding property boundaries or features, this may lead to legal problems later.
The other party involved in the property transaction may not have confidence in your expertise in handling this. Moreover, you may not be able to give ‘undertakings’ that only licensed conveyancing solicitors may use.
Another difficulty you may face occurs when any problem arising out of your mistake leads to a legal issue. If the situation worsens, you may have to pay compensation to the other party involved as well as the legal costs.
By now you are sure to understand that trying to handle conveyancing on your own may lead to problems. It may also mean a waste of time and effort if eventually it does not yield any results. It is, therefore, necessary to find a solicitor specialising in handling this process. He/she would be able to advice and guide you through the process, complete and review every document, and handle all associated tasks with ease.