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Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring property ownership from one person to another. This is a crucial element of buying or selling a house and any mistakes can have serious long-term implications in the future. In some cases, the processes can become complicated and getting them right is essential.  Our specialist solicitors are here to guide you throughout the process from inception to completion.


Here at Dunkerleys, we offer a range of residential property services, including (but not limited to):


  • Conveyancing Private Property

  • Conveyancing of Commercial Property

  • Transfer of Equity

  • Declaration of Trusts

  • Re-mortgages

  • Auction

  • Right to Buy

Brick Houses


We define conveyancing as the legal transfer of property from one owner to another. The key stages are exchange of contracts when everyone knows the transaction will proceed and completion when everyone moves. There is a lot of legal and administrative work to do before we can exchange contracts and complete.

We strive to make this as painless as possible.

Transfer of Equity

A transfer of equity occurs when a property's owner adds or removes a person (or people) to or from the title on the home, altering the 'ownership' of the property from a legal perspective. Despite what the name suggests, it doesn't necessarily involve the transfer of any money.

Declaration of Trusts

A Declaration of Trust is a legally binding document made at the time of buying a property. It records the financial arrangements of everyone who has an interest in the property, detailing what share of the property they own and what should happen in various eventualities, such as if all owners agree to


Remortgaging is the process of moving your mortgage on your existing property from one lender to another. Your new mortgage will then replace your old one. You may want to remortgage if you're: coming to the end of your existing rate. looking for a better deal than your current lender can offer

Auction Legal Pack

Auction legal pack is a compilation of important documents relating to the property being sold and will include some or all of the following: The reservation agreement or contract. Auction terms and conditions. Any special conditions of sale.

right to buy

Right to buy is a government scheme designed to help tenants in council housing to buy their homes with often rather large discounts. Often, the discounts offered can be used against the upfront deposit costs, meaning that those who can afford the mortgage can purchase their property without paying any deposit at all.

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