Solicitors fees for buying and selling a house usually include lots of little costs that soon add up, these include legal searches and checks. A fixed cost for conveyancing is a good way to keep costs low and in budget, but no matter how good your conveyancer is, you may need to phone sometimes.
Phoning conveyancing solicitors can sometimes feel rather daunting. You might feel as though you don’t know enough about the process to be able to ask questions. You might feel that, if you do phone and ask, you will be belittled in some way, or perhaps you are worried that your conveyancer will charge you for every phone call that you make to them, or vice versa if you ask them to call you.
You must remember that solicitors fees for buying a house will include a contingency for questions and phone calls within the fee itself. If you have agreed a fixed cost, then there will be no additional charge for talking to your solicitor. If you are using a conveyancer who charges by the hour, then it could be different and you may be liable for the cost of the time on the phone.
Solicitors understand that not everyone are specalists in the field and they are used to answering ‘non-technical’ questions. Don’t worry about sounding foolish on the phone, as no respectful conveyancer will try and make you feel small. If they do, you are well within your rights to change companies immediately. Making a call instead of emailing can save a lot of time in the end and you will get your answers more quickly.
Solicitors fees for buying and selling a house can change depending on the complicated nature of a house sale, but should be quoted up front in all cases.
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