Any good solicitors out there?

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Thursday 29 March 2007 9.01pm
Any good solicitors out there?

Starting the process of buying my first flat and I am looking for a solicitors to handle the conveyancing and so on. I have had a search online and found loads but I have no idea which ones are any good.

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Also, any general pointers for a first buyer would be very welcome!

Thank you!
ADT
Friday 30 March 2007 8.36am
There are a few threads with prior recommendations on this:

http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/58383/58441

http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/56932/56950

In terms of general pointers, get a good idea of what you want to buy, and then make sure you are in a position to move quickly - in the current market there are lots of buyers and not many properties. Being a first time buyer helps as the seller will be certain that you have no chain etc so make sure you tell the estate agents that you are free to move in at the convenience of the seller.
Friday 30 March 2007 8.44am
Thanks for the info and pointers.

Paul
Monday 2 April 2007 4.15pm
along these lines, one of my family will be selling her first home and intending to save a bit before buying again. is there a magazine that contains very basic information as i have a very basic brain!

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