We work with trusted and highly recommended nationwide conveyancing lawyers and property solicitors. Our property lawyers offer a first rate conveyancing service to property buyers and sellers within Portsmouth. Our conveyancing solicitors can work on a no sale no fee basis, so you won’t have to pay legal fees if your sale or purchase doesn’t complete.
There are a number of independent conveyancing solicitors handling property transactions in Portsmouth. Our trusted solicitors and conveyancers offer an award winning, personal service to each and every client.
Why do clients choose us and recommend our Portsmouth conveyancing service?
If you are purchasing a property in Portsmouth (or anywhere in England and Wales), for more than £125,000, you will be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (or SDLT for short). This tax is calculated in brackets, like the UK income tax system. When you get a quote with us, we calculate the Stamp Duty (SDLT) you’ll have to pay for you.
Our recommended property lawyers have completed hundreds of remortgages in Portsmouth. Our specialist team of remortgage conveyancing solicitors can act for 99% of all UK Mortgage Lenders. They work quickly and have one the lowest UK timelines for remortgage conveyancing.
Our online conveyancing service means there is no need to visit our offices – unless you want to. We offer an unbeatable personal service – all our conveyancers are available by phone 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. You’ll also receive an online case tracking login, so you can stay updated with the progress of your transaction 24/7.
A sale transaction in Portsmouth can take anywhere between 4 weeks – 3 months, dependent on a number of different factors. Our conveyancers work very quickly and have some of the fastest timelines in the country. Certain factors can slow transactions down, for example the speed of the other property lawyer or the mortgage lender. Our highly-experienced solicitors are focused on completing the legal process as quickly as possible. For more information, please see our “how long does conveyancing take” page.
Portsmouth (i/ˈpɔːrtsməθ/) is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, 70 miles (110 km) south-west of London and 19 miles (31 km) south-east of Southampton. It is the United Kingdom’s only island city and has a population of 205,400. The city forms part of the South Hampshire built-up area, which also covers Southampton and the towns of Havant, Waterlooville, Eastleigh, Fareham, and Gosport.
The city’s history can be traced to Roman times. A significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth has the world’s oldest dry dock and was England’s first line of defence during the French invasion in 1545. Special Palmerston Forts were built in 1859 in anticipation of another invasion from continental Europe. By the early-19th century, Portsmouth was the most heavily fortified city in the world, and was considered “the world’s greatest naval port” at the height of the British Empire throughout Pax Britannica. The world’s first mass production line was set up in the city, making it the most industrialised site in the world. During the Second World War, the city was a pivotal embarkation point for the D-Day landings and was bombed extensively in the Portsmouth Blitz, which resulted in the deaths of 930 people. In 1982, a large proportion of the task force dispatched to liberate the Falkland Islands deployed from the city’s naval base. Her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia left the city to oversee the transfer of Hong Kong in 1997, which marked for many the end of the empire.
Hampshire, archaically known as the County of Southampton, and archaically less commonly as Southamptonshire) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom. The county town of Hampshire is Winchester, the former capital city of England. Hampshire is the most populous ceremonial county in the United Kingdom (excluding the metropolitan counties) with almost half of the county’s population living within the South Hampshire conurbation which includes the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth. The larger South Hampshire metropolitan area has a population of 1,547,000. Hampshire is notable for housing the birthplaces of the Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Air Force. It is bordered by Dorset to the west, Wiltshire to the north-west, Berkshire to the north, Surrey to the north-east, and West Sussex to the east. The southern boundary is the coastline of the English Channel and the Solent, facing the Isle of Wight.
Hampshire is the largest county in South East England and remains the third largest shire county in the United Kingdom despite losing more land than any other English county in all contemporary boundary changes. At its greatest size in 1890, Hampshire was the fifth largest county in England. It now has an overall area of 3,700 square kilometres (1,400 sq mi), and measures about 86 kilometres (53 mi) east–west and 76 kilometres (47 mi) north–south.
Our conveyancers act for each area within Portsmouth including: