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    • PMMLondon
    • By PMMLondon 10th Nov 18, 11:48 AM
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    Next steps after offer accepted
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    • 10th Nov 18, 11:48 AM
    Next steps after offer accepted 10th Nov 18 at 11:48 AM
    I have an offer on a house being considered by the owners this weekend. I am in the fortunate position of being able to buy without a mortgage. I have received quotes from two local solicitors for conveyancing and am doing the same for a full structural survey.

    Whilst I've done some reading online, I have some questions regarding the order of the steps after having an offer accepted. At what point in the process should I instruct the surveyor? Also, on a basic level, if the estate agency calls me to say that the offer is successful, do I give her my solicitor's details and get the owner's solicitor's details. Is there anything the estate agent will need from me? Finally, I've read that a valuation would be considered additional on a normal structural survey. Is it worth me getting this so I know its value for insurance purposes?

    Thank you in advance for your time and advice.
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