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    • 321654987
    • By 321654987 6th Aug 18, 3:21 PM
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    Buyer's solicitors slow - we want to move!!
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    • 6th Aug 18, 3:21 PM
    Buyer's solicitors slow - we want to move!! 6th Aug 18 at 3:21 PM
    We accepted an offer on our house at Easter. Our buyers are first time buyers and we are going to be renting once we sell so essentially there is no chain. We have done everything we can to expedite the selling process as it was understood that our buyers were very keen to move quickly. It seems there is no rush on their side. Their solicitor very slowly drip feeds queries through which I respond to as quickly as I caN. It can then take an age for their solicitor to respond to my answer. We have found a place to rent and it is perfect however we cannot hand over any money until we have signed contracts lest we risk the sale falling through. We are now onto our EA and our solicitor daily to get a date agreed. What more can we do to get things moving? I cannot understand how our buyer isn't being as pushy as we are in order to get moved in.
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    • Comms69
    • By Comms69 6th Aug 18, 3:22 PM
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    Maybe their not in a rush?

    It's life, just relax.
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    • By pinkteapot 6th Aug 18, 3:30 PM
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    The only option you have available is threatening to pull out and re-market unless they exchange contracts by a certain date. However, you can't do that unless you're genuinely willing to follow through, and if you do that you'll be right back at square one.

    So, realistically, all you can do is keep chasing. EA is the best person to speak to, rather than solicitors. They can speak to all parties and find out exactly where the delay lies.
    • 321654987
    • By 321654987 6th Aug 18, 3:33 PM
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    !!!! yeah didn't think of that. Cheers!!
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