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Conveyancing explained You shouldn’t buy a house without the help of solicitors, but what exactly do they do for their money and what service should you expect? Conveyancing can be a bit of a mystery, but if you are buying a property, it is advisable to seek the services of a reputable solicitor. In the UK, the normal procedure is to instruct a solicitor to act on your behalf as soon as your offer on a property is accepted. Here is a rundown of what the conveyancing duties of a solicitor usually involve… > words: PUNEET Chahal | PhoTograPhs: gETTy imagEs

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011

Editor’s letter
A word from Sarah
Spring sensation
Big-name bedrooms
Brilliant buys for your home
House talk
Home horrors
Areas on the up
Property perfectionist
Mortgage mania
Solicitor’s service
a penny for your thouGhts
Housing hotshot
Wise up
Flying the nest
Making the ideal become real
Boost your build
Feeling lofty
Garden plotting
When cracks appear
Window shopping
Stay toasty
Warm up
Success story
Top transformation
Greenovate your home
Eco boost
Organic ignition
Green queens
Solve those dilemmas
Splash of colour
Bed down in style
Lounge around
Kitchens and bathrooms
Bubble up
Shower power
Instant illumination
Floor wars
The carpet market
Tip-top tiles
Tools of the trade
Fresh air furnishings
Grill thrills
Picnic perfect
Green supreme
Diary date
Kerb appeal
Up top
Brick cladding
Groovy garages
Lodge life
Go your own way
Car booty
Clock ticker
Coming soon
On the list
Listed lovelies

AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011