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5 Buying and Selling Property

1. Introduction

This leaflet explains your legal rights and tells you how to deal with many of the common problems you may have with buying or selling a house or flat.

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There is information on:

2. Dealing with estate agents

3. Offers, exchange of contracts and completion

4. What the price should include

5. Problems with solicitors and conveyancers

6. Problems with the survey

7. Buying a newly-built home

8. Leasehold and freehold properties

9. Mortgage and money problems

10. Neighbour disputes and anti-social behaviour

11. Further Help

12. About this leaflet







This leaflet was written by the Legal Services Commission (LSC) in association with Shelter.

Leaflet Version: October 2017




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Last updated on 30 November 2017

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