Solicitor Blog: The Shared Ownership legal process

Humphreys & Co. – Specialist Shared Ownership Solicitors

s who will represent your interests entirely independently of others involved in the transaction, with their different interests, including estate agents, brokers and housing associations. We offer a reliable fixed charge costs quotation figures on a “no move no fee” basis.

Choosing reliable solicitors to act for you in connection with your Shared Ownership purchase, sale or staircasing is an important step. The transaction may well be the biggest transaction of your life so far, and you will want to know that the legal process will be carried out efficiently and correctly at a clear, known, fixed price.

How do I instruct a solicitor and when do I need to do it?

Email or visit our website for a detailed quotation.

If you accept the quotation you can instruct your solicitor by email attaching copies of certified documents and proof of address dated within the last 3 months. You need to do this as soon as you have been advised by the Housing Association that you have secured a property. Call our Accounts Department on 0207 183 8840 / 0117 929 2662 to pay money on account. Now we can start work.

What happens next?

Pass our details (name, address) to the housing association and your mortgage broker. We, your solicitors, will receive a memorandum of sale setting out contact details for seller’s and housing association’s solicitors.

The legal work can begin. Legal work includes, amongst other things, ordering and reviewing searches, raising enquiries of the seller’s solicitors and reviewing the replies in order to draft the report on title.

Humphreys & Co. are specialist Shared Ownership solicitors and would be delighted to offer our costs quotation for handling your Shared Ownership purchase, sale or staircasing transaction. We offer reliable fixed charge figures which will enable you to budget with a sense of certainty.

For more information, or to request a detailed quotation, email or call Humphreys & Co. on 0207 183 8840 / 0117 929 2662, or visit our website here.

Humphreys & Co. are authorised and regulated under no. 62944 by The Solicitors Regulation Authority