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Gorvins Residential Conveyancing Solicitors in Oldham

Conveyancing Solicitors in Oldham

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Whether you are planning on buying or selling your home in Oldham, Gorvins Residential have a professional team of conveyancing solicitors that can help you through the whole process. For over 150 years, we have been dedicated to supporting our clients all across the North West, which means we have developed an in-depth knowledge of its prime areas. We can pass on our local expertise to you, making the process as quick and straightforward as possible.

Buying a House In Oldham

Oldham is a large town with a population of around 103,000 situated around 7 miles North East of Manchester City Centre, the nearest other major town is Rochdale which is around 5 miles away. Like many other Northern towns, Oldham came to prominence during the 19th Century when it became internationally known as a top textile manufacturer and was the most productive cotton spinning town in the world, surpassing the entire output of France and Germany.

The Oldham landscape is still very industrial, with large cotton mills (some of which have now been converted to apartments) dominating the skyline. Oldham went through some rough years where it became deprived following the collapse of the industrial sector in this country. The last mill closed in 1998 and the town struggled to find its feet, it has now however become a centre for further education and the performing arts and is beginning to really grow into the 21st Century. The addition of the Metrolink from Manchester City Centre has encouraged students and commuters alike to the area who may want to live in Oldham and work in Manchester. The tram system runs from Manchester to Rochdale via Oldham.

The most popular properties sold in Oldham are terraced houses with an average sale price of £139,152, and semi-detached properties sold for an average of £213,610. It is proving popular with first-time buyers.

Selling a Property in Oldham

If you’re planning on selling your property in Oldham, Gorvins Residential has a team of dedicated conveyancing solicitors who can help you through the process. From filling out property information forms to arranging title deeds, our legal representatives can handle all aspects of the conveyancing process.

We’ll find a suitable completion date, exchange contracts, liaise with estate agents, and manage the financial transfers of your sale. You can trust us to protect your assets and provide you with tailored, professional advice throughout the entire process.

Conveyancing services we offer to Oldham residents

Our residential property solicitors can give you straightforward advice and guide you through the process, keeping you updated at every stage.

Our range of conveyancing services includes:

Please consult our FAQ page for more information on the conveyancing process.

How much does conveyancing cost in Oldham?

The cost of each property transaction varies, as no two properties are identical and our fees adapt to meet the unique needs of your sale or purchase. For instance, handling a listed building might entail higher costs due to its added complexities compared to a new freehold property. Consequently, we cannot provide a precise estimate until we obtain information about your specific transaction. However, our conveyancing fees begin at £285 plus VAT.

More information on our conveyancing prices.

A look at Oldham’s 2023 property market

As of March 2023, the housing market in Oldham exhibited a moderate increase in average property prices compared to the previous year. The average price for all property types reached £188,693, representing a 5.3% rise from the 2022 figures.

Detached houses experienced a notable appreciation, with an average price of £340,667, reflecting a 6.2% increase compared to the previous year. Similarly, semi-detached houses saw a rise in prices, reaching an average of £212,965 (+5.5%).

Terraced houses remained popular among buyers, with an average price of £153,402, showing a 5.0% increase. Flats and maisonettes maintained their appeal to those seeking compact living spaces, with an average price of £128,422 (+3.4%).

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Who will oversee my transaction?

Gorvins Residential is spearheaded by Lorraine Lockie, a Partner and Solicitor with 25 years of experience, supported by three Partners who each possess over 20 years of expertise in managing property transactions. Our team of Case Managers, all law graduates, conduct the work under the close supervision of the partners. As an accredited firm under the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), our entire team adheres to the high standards set by the CQS.

Meet the Gorvins Residential team.

Why Choose Gorvins Residential

If you are in need of conveyancing in Oldham, our expert team can help guide you through the process. Our solicitors are specially trained, in order to provide you with the finest legal advice available, to make buying or selling your house in Oldham a stress-free experience. Expert local knowledge of the area can help to speed up the conveyancing process and ensure you can buy or sell your home with ease. We know the ins and outs of the housing market in Oldham, making us best placed to help you with all aspects of conveyancing.

Our award-winning team specialise in residential property conveyancing, owning an impressive portfolio of clients that we have successfully assisted with both buying and selling property over the years.

Use our conveyancing app for mobile

The Gorvins Residential App is our mobile application which uses the latest technology to link our clients to their residential property case manager quickly and easily. The Gorvins Residential App ensures the legal process is as transparent and expedient as possible providing quick simple access to the case from a smartphone or a tablet.

Clients can communicate with their case manager 24 hours per day by sending messages and photos. They will receive push notifications when there are actions for them to complete.

Contact our conveyancing solicitors today

If you are considering buying or selling a property in Oldham, let our conveyancing solicitors help. Contact us on 0161 930 5350 or fill out our online contact form for a free, no-obligation and confidential discussion about your property.

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