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At Banner Jones we are expert Conveyancing Solicitors.

Selling your home and buying a new one can be one of the most stressful times in your life, what with choosing an estate agent, instructing a conveyancing solicitor and getting your house ready for viewings.

At Banner Jones we are specialist conveyancing solicitors in London, Sheffield, Mansfield, Dronfield and Chesterfield; we want to take away some of the pressure - our simplified and refined conveyancing process will do just that. We know from experience that the things you care about when instructing a conveyancer are the cost, the speed of the transaction and the conveyancing solicitors assistance and advice.

Conveyancing Services

At Banner Jones, our highly trained experts offer support and care to all of our clients. We also offer a sensitive approach to each case whilst also ensuring that all of our services are fully confidential. We will provide you with informative house conveyancing advice that will help you through the conveyancing process.

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Why Choose Us?

So why choose Banner Jones as your conveyancing solicitors?

  • Members of the Law and Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme since 2012
  • We are local conveyancing solicitor experts in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Mansfield and Dronfield
  • We offer competitive and clear conveyancing charges. So you only pay for what you actually need
  • We regularly check our prices so you don’t have to
  • Reduced transaction times as we use the latest case management system
  • Your transaction will be undertaken by a specialist conveyancing solicitor
  • The peace of mind of knowing that all work undertaken by us is covered by professional indemnity insurance
  • We are able to carry out conveyancing transactions anywhere in England and Wales. You will not be required to attend our offices in   person
  • We cover all types of conveyancing transactions
  • If your conveyancing transaction falls through we will only charge you for the work that has been done

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Frequently Asked Questions

At what point in the process is it legally binding?

You can withdraw from a sale or purchase up until the point contracts have been exchanged. Any deposits paid after exchange of contract will then by non-refundable. After contracts are exchanged you are then responsible for the property you are buying and should arrange suitable insurance from this date.

How long are local searches valid for?

A local authority search completed for a house purchase is valid for 3 months.

How long does the conveyancing process take on average?

We usually say 4-6 weeks for an average sale or purchase. Queries and concerns can often come out of the local authority searches which need further investigation and sometimes this leads to re-approval from the Mortgage lender. This can add further time into the process.

What happens if we can’t produce certificates for work we’ve had done on the house we’re selling?

You can indemnify the work by taking out an insurance policy. This means that you can not be held liable for any future fault on the work that was done. We can arrange this for you

What is Stamp Duty and how much will I have to pay?

Stamp Duty is a tax levied by HM Government on a transfer of property. For residential property this tax is calculated at 1% for property values between £125,001 and £250,000, 3% for values between £250,001 and £500,000 and 4% for those of £500,001 and over. Duty may also be chargeable on any rental charge (leases only) - this affects both residential and commercial leases where different thresholds are applied.

What is the difference between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common?

Tenants is Common is where two or more people are entitled to the proceeds of sale in distinct shares - on the death of one, his/her interest will not pass to the survivor(s) but will be part of his/her estate. Joint Tenants are on the other hand 50/50 Co-owners of land - when one of them dies, his/her rights of ownership pass to the survivor(s).

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97% of our clients would recommend us to a friend
(Ongoing Client Survey)

The service I received was excellent.

Mrs B, Dronfield

The service I received couldn't have been better!

Mrs C, Chesterfield

I received excellent service for the purchase of my house

Mrs S,Sheffield

Everyone was very helpful and made the experience of buying our first home easy and stress-free.

Mr & Mrs Q, Ecclesfield

The receptionist staff on both days we visited your office were extremely friendly and the whole experience of dealing with Banner Jones was wonderful

T Howard

The whole process of purchasing a property was made easy. It was a smooth transaction throughout. The advisor was competent, friendly and readily available.

Mr & Mrs D, Mansfield

Jamie was very good at keeping me up to date and supplying all the information I needed. I would definitely recommend him to other people who need conveyancing services

Mr F, Rickmansworth

Catherine made suggestions for options, but listened carefully to what I wanted, and was calming when I was worried. She was patient although I had to ask her to wait and the process became more complicated than expected. However they didn’t charge me extra and even paid me interest on money they’d help on my behalf.

Mrs D, Sheffield

From start to finish on dealing with the selling of the property Karen Askew and Nathan Rogers have been most helpful in keeping us informed and we are very grateful for that. Thank you.

Mr & Mrs W, Old Whittington

As always, Karen & Nathan have provided an efficient service and are always on hand to provide advice and guidance throughout our sale and purchase transactions.

Mr J, Clipstone

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