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We know that selling your home can be a daunting process. At Banner Jones, we’ve helped thousands of families to buy and sell their homes, with offices based in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Mansfield and Dronfield.

  • Our conveyancing costs are competitive and fixed fee.
  • There are no hidden fees.
  • Your case will be managed by a member of our dedicated conveyancing team.
  • Banner Jones is a long-lasting law firm and has been in business since 1878.
  • You can choose to visit our offices, or the conveyancing process can be done over the phone all supported with our "Flying Start" online conveyancing portal

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We know how important time is to you, especially when moving house.

Our new Flying Start portal allows you to complete the initial part of the process online at your convenience.

You can agree your quote, sign the T&Cs, complete a selfie online ID check and fill out your initial paperwork from your phone

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Key Benefits

  • Speeds up the conveyancing process - Typically saves 2 weeks on the average transaction.
  • Safe & Secure - Two factor authentication so you can be assured you information is always secure.
  • Quick & Convenient - Complete your initial documentation online,  meaning that you don't need to print, sign or post important documents back to us.
  • Easily provide ID - Full integration with a state-of-the art selfie I.D. verification tool, meaning you don't need to visit the office to provide ID.
  • Secure Communication - Easily communicate with our team directly through the portal.

Why choose Banner Jones for selling your home?

As a leading Legal 500 UK law firm and accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme, we can offer you a fast and efficient process that is approved.  By choosing Banner Jones to do your conveyancing for buying and selling your home, you will get a great rate!

Why choose Banner Jones for conveyancing?

  • We offer a friendly and efficient service.
  • You will have a dedicated in-house conveyancing solicitor handling your matter from start to finish.
  • We can offer conveyancing quotes, locally, regionally or nationwide. Banner Jones is accredited to provide conveyancing quotations to businesses and individuals in England and Wales.

For more information call our conveyancing team on 0330 017 6309 or email us today.

Conveyancing Quality

Selling Your House Services

  • If you are selling your house due to a marriage breakdown we have a specialist divorce team who may be able to give you further advice about the division of your assets
  • If you are selling a house as part of a probate, again we have a specialist team who will be able to advise you and give appropriate tax advice
  • If you are selling a house abroad you may need the services of a notary to legalise the signing of any documents

Selling Your House Advice

If you are selling your home you will want to get the best price possible for the sale. There are various property websites around that can help you establish what your home might be worth but why not take a look on www.zoopla.co.uk and see what other houses in your area are selling for?

Our highly trained conveyancing solicitors in Sheffield, Mansfield and Chesterfield offer support and care to all of our clients. We also offer a professional approach to each case whilst also ensuring that all of our services are fully confidential. Our conveyancing solicitor will provide you with expert advice on selling your house and the processes involved.

Frequently Asked Questions

An investor has pulled out causing our chain to collapse, what can we do?

The current market and national economy is so uncertain that people may choose to wait and indeed remove their risk by pulling out of the transaction.  Although there is no reason not to carry on as normal in terms of the legal process we have to consider slower transaction times or hesitant investors or buyers.

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 the house I am buying has quarantined owners in it?

Unfortunately, in this situation the seller will not be able to give vacant possession, which will lead to completion delays.  As a preventative measure, as per question 1, we can offer to exchange contracts and complete on the same day, which ensures that contracts are only exchanged if all parties in the chain are able to move on that day, thus reducing the risk to all parties.  This can be more stressful so we ask that clients be sensible and accommodating of the situation.

What happens if there are disruption to banking services due to coronavirus?

If banks or mortgage lenders are unable to move funds around due to staffing shortages then this will disrupt your completion, however, be reassured that they will be doing everything they can to prevent this scenario.

What happens if we are in a national lockdown and we have exchanged to move?

Unfortunately, in this situation the seller will not be able to give vacant possession, which will lead to completion delays and penalties. If this situation arises, we ask that clients be sensible and accommodating of the unprecedented situation.   If contracts have been exchanged then usually it would result in interest and compensation being paid to you, however if you are in a chain the same will apply to your buyers, so to keep the chain going it may be better just to accept the delay.   As a preventative measure, we can offer to exchange and completion on the same day which ensure that contracts are only exchanged if all parties in the chain are able to move on that day.  

Under normal circumstances, we would not recommend simultaneous exchange and completion as it does have its risks, since there is no guarantee, until the day itself that you will actually be moving.  This means that if you are paying deposits to removal companies or arranging for services to be disconnected when we have no legal assurance that you will move.    Please be aware that if you do instruct us to carry out a simultaneous exchange and completion this is done entirely at your own risk and Banner Jones Solicitors cannot be held responsible for any losses that you might incur if the transaction does not complete.

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).

Will a surveyor/valuer attend the house I want to purchase or are they not carrying out surveys currently due to coronavirus?

Each company will be following their own policies and procedures as well as the government guidelines, which may result in a slower service or more precautions being put in place, or indeed surveys being cancelled.

Will removal companies be happy to enter properties during the coronavirus measures?

As things stand, it will be down to the individual companies who will have their own policies in place so the best thing is to contact our remover and discuss their policy with them.

Will the search providers be able to carry out searches during the coronavirus measures?

The majority of the searches are automated through computer systems and will therefore not be affected, however, the local authority searches are done by visiting the council offices.  Please therefore expect lengthy delays on the return of those searches as some council offices are not allowing visitors.

Great service from start to finish. Josh kept us updated throughout the process and was always very prompt with responses. Highly recommended.

Mr & Mrs B, Mansfield

Josh was excellent and would definitely use his services again.

We were always helped with all questions and he was friendly and approachable.

Mr B & Miss C, Mansfield

Great service, very prompt, everything explained in detail. Thank you Josh and his team.

Mr & Mrs M, Mansfield

Thank you Jenna to you and Gemma. The service you have provided has been first class!

Mr R, Chesterfield

Becky was brilliant! Hollie was really great too! What a great team, thank you very much!

Mr & Mrs H, Mansfield

House moves are very stressful. First rate service. I was put at ease with everything and the way our move was handled. I would highly recomend Banner Jones.

Mr & Mrs B, Chesterfield

Dale was very competent and thorough. I believe he worked hard to act in our best interests and he was very punctual with email replies.

Mr & Mrs B, Leeds

I received excellent service for the purchase of my house

Mrs S,Sheffield

I want to thank Josh Butler for going above and beyond to make sure I was in my house by Christmas! Completion before 8 weeks is amazing at this time of year!

Miss S, Nottinghamshire

Thanks very much Jenna. I have been very happy with Banner Jones's help in the sale of my home. Please pass on my thanks to Gemma. Best wishes.

Mr W, Derbyshire

Holly

Many thanks for all your help in making the sale /purchase of the above properties such a thoroughly smooth, stress free journey.

We can highly recommend your company .

Mr & Mrs C, Hockley

The staff (Cheryl & Ben) were both extremely helpful making our whole moving experience much easier.

Thank you to you both. We could certainly use Banner Jones again in the future.

Mr & Mrs K, Mansfield

Sandra went the extra mile to get us into our new home quickly. I can't thank her enough and would definitley use Sandra again, highly recommended.

Mr H & Mrs D, Chesterfield

Becky and Hollie were excellent. They responded to all our enquires straight away and explained everything in great detail. Banner Jones offer a friendly and reliable service.

Mr & Mrs J, Isle of Wight

I would recommend Josh Butler at Banner Jones, Mansfield, and indeed I have done so already. He was brilliant, helpful, patient, knowledgeable and very competent. He did a great job.

Mrs D, Newark

Everyone at Banner Jones have been helpful during our recent property move, particulary Gemma and Jenna. Thank you.

Mr & Mrs B, Chesterfield

Matt Maiden and Hollie Watkins have been really excellent in everything. Thank you.

Mr & Mrs, Lincolnshire

Following a hiccup or two with the estate agents, Banner Jones have been wonderful! Everything went like clockwork, all thanks to Cheryl and Ben.

Miss K, Mansfield

Karen was very friendly, approachable and efficient. I would most definitely recommend.

Mrs M, Chesterfield

Excellent Service

Mr P, Chesterfield

Thank you for working so quickly and efficiently on our case. Everything has gone so smoothly and stress free because of you and we are very grateful. 

Miss E & Mr M, Chesterfield

Thank you for my Dad's house sale.  We were really impressed with the service you gave.  The whole process was fast, we never had to chase and you kept us up to date with everything very quickly.

Mrs B, Matlock

Great friendly service as usual

Mr & Mrs H, Mansfield

I would like to thank yourself and Claire for all your help, patience and understanding throuhgout the conveyancing process of our late father's property

Mr N, Dronfield

Excellent communication throughout our conveyancing process. Thank you.

Mr & Mrs B, Chesterfield

Dale and the whole team at Banner Jones were fantastic. Very knowledgeable and friendly. It was a pleasure to deal with such professionalism and positive attitude.

Mr & Miss, Chesterfield

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

Mr & Mrs W, Old Whittington

Used Banner Jones twice now, and have found them to be excellent in every aspect. Would highly recommend.

Mr & Mrs C, Grassmoor

Excellent, speedy, friendly service. Assisted with all my queries and very helpful regarding issues caused by the bank holding the money.

Mrs S, Chesterfield

Will always use Banner Jones for their personal approach, friendliness, expertise and to give you satisfaction

Mrs T, Chesterfield

House sale was completed without any problems and very professional.

Mr & Mrs S, Old Whittington

Banner Jones was friendly, helpful, efficient and considerate. My cousin recommended them to me and I will not hesitate to use any of the services they offer when the need arises.

Mrs M, Whittington

Everything went smoothly, no trouble at all. Thank you.

Mrs H, Mansfield

I found my solicitor very approachable, easy to converse with and always available to discuss matters. I was very pleased with the standard of service I received when selling my property.

Ms C, Barnsley

I found Stacey very helpful and the whole experience of selling my property was a positive one. Stacey advised on a number of matters, and I always felt that she had my best interests as a priority.

Mrs C, Duckmanton

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

May we convey our sincere thanks to Stacey for all the work they have done. We are most grateful for your efficiency and professionalism throughout the process.

Mr & Mrs D-G, Walton

Thanks for your hard work in this I have been very impressed with your efficiency throughout this process.

Mr & Mrs D, Calow

I would just like to thank you and your team for the work on our property sales and purchases. Your work definitely helped speed up the process and allowed us to complete quicker, and we will definitely recommend you.

Mr & Mrs S, Dunham on Trent

The service I received couldn't have been better!

Mrs C, Chesterfield

Hi Chris, hope you're well! Really pleased to say that we've finally completed on our sale and purchase :) Just wanted to drop you a quick note to say thanks for your help. Gemma worked on our case after Lisa and was absolutely brilliant! Wouldn't hesitate in recommending her. Hope you have a fab Christmas and New Year! Best wishes

Mrs T, Monton

Just wanted to say thank you for all your efforts with our move earlier in the year. We really appreciate your effort and help in making the move happen. Thanks again

Mr W, Chesterfield

Would highly recommend. Very efficient, friendly and good communication. The whole process went very smoothly. Will definitely use your services again.

Mr & Mrs H, Upton

We wanted to say thank you to you and your team for your smooth handling of our recent move. Your professionalism and tenacity are much appreciated, and you always made us feel reassured every step of the way.

Mr W & Ms M, Woodseats

Couldn't have asked for a more professional, friendly and efficient service.

Mr P & Miss P, Chesterfield

I have moved house before and I have had poor service. Both Jessica and Jade were helpful and supportive, especially when I was feeling very apprehensive.

Mrs McC-W, Mansfield

I also want to say thank you to yourself, Stacey and Natalie. You've all been excellent, very helpful and very friendly. We will definitely be recommending to family and friends and will, without doubt, use yourselves again.

Miss H, Newbold

Thanks so much for all your vast efforts in completing the purchase on my behalf! Well done - you're a star!

Mr H, Sheffield

I've been very impressed with your prompt response and attention to detail with regard to my recent property sales.

Mr C, Sheffield

I would like to take this opportunity to express my thanks to you and your team, in particular to Katie, for all the help and hard work to complete this particular difficult sale.

Mr M, Sheffield

Thank you for sending me a copy and being so swift in requiring information from the sellers.  I am thoroughly impressed by the change from my previous experience of really poor service from solicitors.

 

Mrs F, Sheffield

I'd like to thank you both so much for dealing with the sale and purchase of our property. We've been moved in almost a week now and absolutely loving it.  Everything you have done for us has been dealt with at speed and with the utmost professionalism. If I ever get the chance to recommend you I will without a doubt push your names forward.  Thank you once again for everything

Mr & Mrs H, Chesterfield

Very professional and excellent service. All the help I needed to sell my home. Stacey is an asset to the firm. Many thanks!

Mr G, Chesterfield

I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you, and all your staff for sorting this matter in a very quick timescale. I really appreciate it.

Mr A, Chesterfield

Lovely thanks for the effortless sale

 

Mr S, Sutton in Ashfield

Thank you for your email and your assistance in the sale of my apartment.

I appreciate the way you kept me up to date with the process and informed of progress at all times.

 

Mr M, Draycott

The service was excellent. We were particularly impressed by the swift responses and communication by email. A far superior service than our previous moving experience.

Mr P, Eastbourne

We’re really grateful for the work you did for us. 10 out of 10!

Mr & Mrs S, Bridlington

Very easy to make appointments, very personal service from all people at Banner Jones, my solicitor was very friendly and put me at ease. If I needed a solicitor again, Banner Jones would be the first on my list.

Mr C, Dronfield

Brilliant service, kept well informed all the way through the process. Would definitely recommend.

Miss H, Nottinghamshire

Cannot fault the service, efficient, prompt and cautious. Matters explained very well and clearly. Pleasantly surprised.

Mr & Mrs D, Mansfield

Service provided was excellent. All the staff were very helpful, considerate and professional. I would highly recommend to friends and family.

Mr W, Nottinghamshire

Hello Gemma, thank you for your help and assistance in both completing the sale and purchase. I know you picked the file up half way through so, to us, that would not have been easy but you always knew exactly what the state of play was, so again thank you. You made it easy for us.

Mr A, Chesterfield

Thanks so much to you and Jayne for all your help and hand holding - it has been very much appreciated!

Ms W, Sheffield

Once again, thank you so much for all your help and updates - it’s made life so much easier.

Mr A, Essex

Thank you again for all of your help over the past few months, it has been invaluable.

Mr C, Sheffield

We appreciate the quick responses we have had since dealing with you, so thank you again.

Mr G, Mansfield

We would like to thank you for the help and advice that you gave us, pushing us in the right direction and staying on top of all that happened from July 16 through to completion on the 20 Apr 17. You were a tremendous support and we are grateful for you helping us to reach completion with the minimum of fuss. Thank you!

 

Mr & Mrs A, Chesterfield

Great, friendly service, we were able to contact whenever necessary.

Mr & Mrs Gwynne, Mansfield

I would like to thank you both of you for your excellent service.

Mr U, Essex

Thank you very much for all your assistance and hard work and can you please pass on my thanks to Steve also.

It's been a pleasure working with you both on these past two projects.

Mr C, Chesterfield

Alison Howard is always great - Very professional, very efficient and always responds to queries promptly.

Stacey Lee-Davenport is also excellent - They both appear to work very well together! Fantastic service from them both.

Mrs M, Sheffield

Our solicitor was very helpfull and dealt with our house purchase very efficiently. Very friendly and approachable staff.

Mr H, Nottingham

All interactions with Banner Jones staff have been very friendly and efficient.

Mr J, Chesterfield

Thanks for all your help!

Mr & Mrs G, Chesterfield

We have now settled into our new gouse. All thanks to Stacey and her team, everything was quick and faultless.

Alison is great, nothing too much trouble. My wife and I would definitley recommend Stacey and the team - Excellent!

Mr & Mrs H, Chesterfield

Very happy with the service given, prompt replies and very friendly.

Mr & Mrs E, Nottinghamshire

I thought overall the service was very good, Carey has acted for me previously and has always been available if I needed to discuss any matters.

Mr S, Dronfield

There was absolutley nothing to improve! Katie & Carey were splendid!

Mr Y & Ms R, Sheffield

Thank your for all of your help and hard work!

Miss S, Derbyshire

We have dealt with Banner Jones extensively over the past 18 moths, and found them very professional, friendly and efficient in allservices we have dealt with. We have recommended Banner Jones and will continue to do so.

Mr H, Chesterfield

Thank you for all your help with regards to the sale and purchase. Much appreciated and highly recommended. We'll prob be in touch soon as we need to make a will. 

Mr & Mrs B, Chesterfield

Recieved excellent service. Great comunication from Laura, I would definitely recommend this company!

Mr B, Nottingham

Hollie, you've made me an incredibly happy lady! Thank you so much for all you support, I appreciate your time and for keeping me up to date throughout. A very thorough service.

Miss C, Gloucestershire

Katie, Carey

Now that the dust has settled I just wanted to thank you for your dealing with the coveyancing for the sale of our Mother's flat.  I know it was rather more protracted than expected but thanks for your perseverence and professional approach.

Mr G & Mrs B, Sutton

We are most grateful to you for all your hard work and diligence in seeing through this sale to a conclusion.

Mr R, Chesterfield

Just a short note to thank you for the prompt and efficient way you handled the sale of our property.

Mr E & Miss W, Chesterfield

Outstanding service from start to finish. Very efficient, polite and friendly staff, who respond to emails very quickly within a very short time limit.

Mr & Mrs T, Mansfield

Thank you for all you have done, Tammy and I have been very impressed with how quick everything has happened. You will be highly recommended from us.

Thank you

Mr & Mrs D, Worksop

This has been a real saga. Thanks for all you patience and hard work! We really appreciate it.

Mr H

We were extremely happy with the quick, efficient way that our house purchase was handled by Karen Askew. Time was very important as we were in danger of losing the property if we had not completed the purchase within a few weeks. Thank you very much Karen,

Mr & Mrs C, Worksop

Dealt with Mark Bilton for over 25 years re commercial and residential properties. 1st class service from all departments, I would highly recommend this firm!

Mr J, Hitchin

Excellent service from friendly, approachable people.

Mrs N, Bakewell

Thank you so much for everything, you have been an absolute star!

Miss N, Nottinghamshire

We just want to express our sincere thanks for the professional and efficient way in which you and your team have dealt with the conveyancing following the sale of my late Aunt's property.

Jessica and Jade were extremely helpful and professional also and it was a pleasure to know they were picking up the reins should you be otherwise engaged.

We would have no hesitation in using the services of Banner Jones on a future matter.

Mr & Mrs L, Derbyshire

The service was very quick and easy to follow. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Would recommend a friend or colleague to Banner Jones.

Mrs P, Chesterfield

Professional, helpful, caring and genuine. Nothing was ever too much trouble or to ask for.

Mr S, Heanor

Thank you for your most efficient service.

Mr & Mrs B, Devon

Thank you for your assistance with these two transactions. I am very happy with the level of support and assistance you've provided, and glad that I have chosen Banner Jones.

Mr S, Rotherham

Both Natalie and Stacey were very friendly and I had a professional service for both my house purchase and Will. The staff were very nice to talk to and helped me with every step if I was unsure what to do. Will highly recommend to friends and family.

Ms L, Chesterfield

Absolutley brilliant staff were helpful and friendly to me, Banner Jones staff have made buying our property as easy, with step by step feedback, even with the sale process. Thank you, very very much.

Mr & Mrs L, Nottinghamshire

The service given st the Dronfield branch was excellent. Staff were always friendly and helpful, nothing was ever too much trouble. We will definitely be using Banner Jones in the future.

A special mention to Catherine Wilson who helped us through a traumatic house move!

Mr & Mrs H, Sheffield

Banner Jones provided a very friendly service and we felt on equal terms with our representitive. Our queries were dealt with quickly and we got the home we wanted

Mr & Mrs G, Worksop

Kate and her team were very professional, knowledgeable, prompt and customer focused. The whole process was handled seamlessely and they were friendly  and helpful. We will definitely like to use Banner Jones and highly recommend to our friends and family.

Mr & Mrs K, Leicester

Banner Jones have helped me buy and sell my houses with great ease.

Miss Y, Mansfield

Thank you for dealing with the saleso efficiently and for your help with the mortgage discharge.

Mr & Mrs H, Chesterfield

Fantastic service from start to finish.

Mr & Mrs W, Dronfield

Thankyou to you and your team for dealing with our move.

Mr & Mrs S, Chesterfield

Kate Skelton was very helpful, knowledgable and confident in dealing withour residential conveyancing. She always put us at ease and explained everything to us during each step of the way.

Mr & Mrs P, Sheffield

Thanks Jessica, efficient and helpful as always!

3Sixty Financial Solutions

We have been very impressed with your help so far and therefore would like to use Banner Jones for both the sale of our current property and the purchase of our new property, based on the quotations we have received.

Mrs V, Dronfield

Holly, thank you so much for all your hard work to get us into our new house for Christmas!

Mr M & Ms M

The purchase went through very quickly and smoothly, and I was kept updated throughout the whole process. Highly recommended!

Mr B & Miss W, Chesterfield

The whole buying & selling process was really smooth. Everyone says that buying & selling a house is very stressfull but you made it all stress free and we would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone. Thanks again.

Mr & Mrs H

Kate Skelton and her team are excellent, friendly and such helpful staff.

Mr H, Chesterfield

Fantastic service by Gemma Sharpe-Buckley at the Chesterfield branch. Always responded ASAP to every email, I sent several with lots of questions and I was always provided with clear answers to help me. 100% would recommend,

Mr & Mrs K, Chesterfield

I couldn't be happier with the service from Sally and her team at the Dronfield branch. Thank you.

Mrs R, Dronfield

Thank you so much for a professional and helpful service

Ms W, Sheffield

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