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    DJ Mike
    No chain house buy - how long between exchange and completion?
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    • 2nd Sep 09, 10:26 AM
    No chain house buy - how long between exchange and completion? 2nd Sep 09 at 10:26 AM
    I'm about to sign my contract/mortgage deed tomorrow, and I'm wondering how long it's likely to take for:

    a) The solicitors to exchange contracts
    b) To go from exchange to completion

    The seller has already vacated the property and signed his contract - he has no chain and I have no chain (since I'm a FTB), so from our perspective it's a done deal and we're just waiting for the solicitors to catch up and give the OK.

    When I sign my papers tomorrow my solicitor has told me they need the funds to be transferred (which I'll do same day via CHAPS) and then they can begin the process of exchanging.

    So how long is it realistically going to take and what's involved?
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