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Conveyancing solicitors in South Tyneside

If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in South Tyneside we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in South Tyneside, throughout Tyne and Wear and all over England, Wales and beyond.

If you are buying a detached house in South Tyneside, selling a terraced house in South Shields, downsizing to a bungalow in Jarrow, or buying to let in The Boldons, we can help you with your conveyancing.

Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in South Tyneside?

We offer a friendly, modern and efficient service. If you want to deal with proper lawyers who are friendly and approachable, our team can help you.

You will have a direct line straight through to your legal team, and direct email addresses. You can guarantee that your query will reach the right people, whether you want to ask about search fees in South Tyneside, drainage and water fees in Tyne and Wear or something else.

"The team always provided me with clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice with efficient and focused communication."

We're a Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited firm providing conveyancing to clients in South Tyneside. This is a guarantee that our processes and procedures have been approved, that we operate to a certain standard, and is a mark of the excellence of our service approved by the Law Society, the body which represents solicitors throughout England and Wales.

We are on the panel for most major lenders, and many smaller ones too. Whether you want to use your local Building Society in Tyne and Wear or one of the larger corporates, chances are we have you covered.

In short, you get an excellent conveyancing service at an affordable price. You don't have the risk of going to the cheapest providers, most of whom aren't solicitors; instead you get a great service from proper lawyers.

Why don't you need a conveyancer based in South Tyneside?

In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of South Tyneside, and all documents would be hand-produced and posted or delivered by hand.

That service came at a price, but the truth is that it is no longer needed. With modern technology such as scanning, emailing and even Skype or Facetime video calls there is no need to use your local solicitor. Your conveyancer can be based anywhere and still provide a great service - even if he or she is in an office many miles away from South Tyneside or perhaps not even in Tyne and Wear .

We have successfully dealt with thousands of conveyancing transactions all over the country, even with clients from the other side of the world. It is not unknown for us to talk to clients outside the UK using Skype, and once we had clients in Thailand talking to us through an interpreter in New Zealand!

There will be no need for you to visit our offices or hand deliver documents. You need never leave South Tyneside - our conveyancers will talk you through the process via phone and email, and everything works just as smoothly as it would if we were just down the road.


Online Conveyancing in South Tyneside

There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in South Tyneside, South Shields, The Boldons and all sorts of other places, having first found us via our website.

After that, the relationship between you and your conveyancer is the same as any other. We have the same professional obligations towards you, and deal with your conveyancing file in the same way.

It might feel like online conveyancing because you can talk to us through email on your computer, but really it is proper conveyancing.

Search Fees in South Tyneside

Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in South Tynesideand all over the country, knowing that we will get a product we're happy with and which we know is properly insured and protects your interests.

What is the process to instruct us for your conveyancing?

First, fill in our conveyancing quote form for conveyancing in South Tyneside. You can find the links at the top of this page.

Our helpful conveyancing support team will then guide you through the initial stages, and once your conveyancing file is opened your South Tyneside conveyancing solicitor and their small team will deal with the legal side of the conveyancing transaction. You'll be given direct contact details for your conveyancing lawyers and they'll keep in touch with you every step of the way.

Whether you're moving to South Tyneside or away from South Tyneside to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.

Fees for conveyancing in South Tyneside

Our fees are transparent and, so long as the situation does not change (for example so long as your property doesn't turn out to be leasehold when we thought it was freehold) the fee we quote is the fee you will be charged.

We don't add extras on for things like photocopying, postage, or the like. Those are our overheads and we don't pass them on to you.

All our conveyancing fees are dependent on the nature and value of the transaction, so we naturally charge a bit more for more complicated and high value work. However, the fee charged will be the same for a customer in Newcastle as it would be for someone in London, or indeed in South Tyneside.

There are some aspects of our conveyancing fees which we can't change. Fees charged by other bodies such as HM Land Registry, or by HMRC for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) are out of our control.

Introduction to South Tyneside

South Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, in the North East of England. South Tyneside is bordered by four other major boroughs: Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead to the west, Sunderland in the south and North Tyneside to the north. According to the 2011 Census, the borough's population is 148,127. 

Like many British metropolitan boroughs, South Tyneside was formed on the 1st April 1974, through a collaboration of the County Borough of South Shields, along with the municipal borough of Jarrow and the urban districts of Boldon and Hebburn from County Durham. 

The largest town in the borough is South Shields, which has a population of 82,854. It is also the main administrative centre in the borough, as well as the economic hub. In the past, shipbuilding, repairing, coal mining and exportation as well as the chemical industry were not just present in South Shields but all over the Borough, like alot of Tyne and Wear.

These industries declined in the north east in the late half of the 20th century, however South Tyneside has done well to reverse this, attracting new service industries, however South Shields has also successfully recovered a considerable amount of its manufacturing industry, with businesses still centered around ship repair, offshore services, engineering, electronics, clothing, furniture and Timber. Tourism also has a increasingly significant role in the area. 

Major roads in the area include the A194(M), and the A19, both of which link South Tyneside to the national road network.

Other transport services include the Tyne and Wear Metro, a light rail service connecting South Tyneside to the rest of Tyne and Wear, including Sunderland and Newcastle Central.
A pedestrian ferry also connects South Shields with North Shields.