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Conveyancing Solicitors in Chester

Chester is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the country. The property market in the city is booming and local knowledge can be vital in securing the best outcome. PSR Solicitors are the local residential conveyancing experts – you can rely on us to provide accurate, timely and practical advice which will allow you to buy or sell your property in Chester with confidence.

Buying and selling a home is the largest transaction most people will undertake in their lives.

You need legal advice that you can trust.

Our residential conveyancing practice is one of the largest in Cheshire and North Wales and has over 10 years’ experience supporting people in the Chester area and beyond.

You will find that the size of our residential conveyancing team is one of our real strengths, as it gives us such a wide range and depth of experience. You will also be pleased to hear that we have not forgotten the importance of close, personal relationships.

Buying and selling a house can be emotional, and we are proud of our reputation for being approachable and client-focused. We want you to enjoy your new home without the stress which is sometimes associated with moving house.


Our 'No Move No Fee' Promise

  • No legal fees to pay if your move falls through
  • No hidden extras
  • Deal with the same qualified solicitor
  • We don't pay referral fees to estate agents
  • We are local solicitors
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Chester Conveyancing Solicitors You Can Count On

We have made it part of the culture of PSR Solicitors to be responsive to your needs.

You will have a fully qualified Conveyancing Solicitor as your personal representative, dedicated to ensuring that you always have someone you know to contact at any time for updates and advice.

Often this advice will involve information about the local market. With a location as popular as Chester, moving quickly and pre-empting events is incredibly important, so our deep understanding of the area will be invaluable.

We believe that, as the leading residential conveyancing experts in Chester, we are best placed to offer the most relevant and practical advice on prices, valuations and offers, as well as ensuring that we can lead negotiations on your behalf will a full understanding of the trends in the local market and any relevant planning and development issues.

Your Key Contacts for Residential Conveyancing in Chester

PSR Solicitors are recognised experts in residential property matters and conveyancing in North Wales & Cheshire.

Karl Lewis

Karl Lewis

Solicitor - Head of Conveyancing

As well as handling residential and leasehold conveyancing work, I deal with commercial property and non-contentious landlord and tenant matters.
Karl Lewis

Karl Lewis

Solicitor - Head of Conveyancing

Wrexham Office

Bronwen Lloyd-Roberts

Bronwen Lloyd-Roberts

Conveyancing Solicitor

Wrexham Office

Donna Burke

Donna Burke


Shotton Office

Charlene Parker

Charlene Parker


Wallasey Office

Toni Jones

Toni Jones


Ellesmere Port Office

Fiona McLardie

Fiona McLardie


Rhyl Office

Ruth Davies

Ruth Davies


Colwyn Bay Office

Our services

PSR Solicitors have over 10 years’ experience providing residential conveyancing services to people like Chester, experience which enables us to remain calm and professional in all circumstances. As you will know if you have previously entered the housing market, unexpected issues can arise at any time, and you need an advisor with the experience and expertise to respond. Our knowledge and skill across all areas of residential conveyancing, such as drafting documents, advising and negotiating, and dealing with the land registry, means that you can relax, knowing that your legal rights will be fully secured.

Our residential conveyancing experience means that we are the local experts you can rely on when it comes to buying or selling your home. And our experience doesn’t end there; we have a decade of experience advising on all areas of property law, including:

  • Commercial property conveyancing
  • Buy To Let
  • Managing the transfer of funds
  • Leases
  • Remortgages
  • Shared ownership
  • Right to buy
  • Land sales

The commercial property market in Chester is as vibrant and exciting as the residential sector, and we are perfectly placed to advice you no matter what you are looking to do. Contact us today to discuss your plans.

Accredited Residential Property Experts in Chester

We are proud to have achieved the best practice Conveyancing Quality standard from the Law Society and to have been accredited by LEXCEL. This means that we have demonstrated our ability to provide expert residential conveyancing advice. Our experience means that it is highly likely that we will have dealt with any issues you might face before, and that we will successfully secure your legal rights. Accreditation from the Law Society also establishes our credibility with other stakeholders in the process, meaning that we can work more efficiently and effectively with lenders and regulators.

Law Society Accredited - Practice Management Standard
Law Society Accredited  Conveyancing Solicitors

The Chester Property Market

Described as a “regional treasure” by the Sunday Times, the first thing everyone notices about Chester is the history of the place – it is everywhere.

As soon as you enter the famous city walls, you are immersed in the past: cobbled streets, the Roman amphitheatre, the medieval cathedral, Tudor and Victorian mock-Tudor buildings. Yet, this is also a truly modern, constantly developing city with all the amenities you would expect.

Read more about some of the key things which make Chester such an attractive location below.

Local house price trends

The average house price in Chester in June 2020 was £246,026, according to Zoopla estimates.

The majority of property sales in Chester over the last year were semi-detached homes, selling for £239,436 on average, while terraced houses sold for an average of just under £200,000.

Detached properties in Chester command an average of £362,617, although many homes are valued far higher than that, especially in areas such as Handbridge/Queen’s Park and Curzon Park/Hough Green; we have acted on recent sales involving sums over £650,000, while there are large detached properties and townhouses in the city which are valued at over £1 million.

Highlights of the Chester Property Market


The quality of local schools is often a key factor when considering whether to move to an area and, in this respect, Chester is one of the most desirable places in the country. There are a number of Outstanding primary schools in the city, while most of the others are Good. For older children, there is a choice of excellent options such as Christleton, Bishops’ and Upton-by-Chester, which provide fantastic education in a range of environments, depending on what you feel is most suitable for your children. The neighbouring Council, Wirral, has grammar schools, which allow children living in Chester to take the 11+ exam and apply, if that is of interest to you.


Chester is also popular because of the range and quality of the transport options which the city enjoys. With travel times less than an hour to Manchester or Liverpool by road or rail, only 45 minutes to Manchester or Liverpool airport and only 2 hours on the train to London, living in Chester means that you can quickly and easily access anywhere in the North West and beyond. 


While it may be easy to travel away from Chester, there is no reason you would want to. The city is one of the best, and most interesting, places to shop in the country. You can find all the usual big-name shops, of course, but the city has developed a justifiable reputation as a dream location for those looking for a more eclectic, independent shopping experience. The famous “Rows”, Chester’s unique two-tier arcades, and the ancient beams in so many of the city’s shops, make shopping in Chester a memorable experience, whatever your budget.


Eating out in Chester also offers a wide variety of options to suit all tastes and budgets. The Chester Grosvenor offers Michelin-starred luxury from Simon Radley, and the AA award-winning Sticky Walnut provides a modern, top quality take on local bistro dining. Casual dining options abound, including Joseph Benjamin, the Burger Shed 41 and the Yard, while Blackstocks is reinventing the traditional fish and chip shop.


The centre of Chester’s cultural scene is the Storyhouse, the multi award-winning reconstruction of the original art deco Odeon cinema. The original cinema has been lovingly restored to include a library, two state of the art theatres, a cinema, restaurant and two bars. Chester residents can now enjoy the latest film releases, internationally acclaimed ballet and opera performances and first-class theatre shows. 


Chester is also home to two truly iconic national treasures: Chester races and Chester Zoo. Throughout race season there are numerous dates for your diary at the racecourse, while the zoo offers a fabulous family-friendly day out throughout the year.

There is also a huge range of things to do in the city centre, including the unmissable Chester Cathedral, city walls and Grosvenor Park, including the wonderful miniature railway.

If you’re interested in getting outdoors, the city sits on the River Dee, so both walking and boating tours are available, and is also on the doorstep of the beautiful North Wales countryside, including the wonderful Snowdonia national park. ​​​​​​​

Why Choose Our Expert Property Lawyers in Chester

With office throughout Cheshire PSR Solicitors have an unrivaled knowledge of the local area.

Our thorough understanding of the property market, landscape and demographics, not only in Chester but throughout Cheshire and North Wales, enables us to provide you with skills and expertise you should expect from your conveyancing team.

We operate on a strictly 'no move, no fee' basis so that should your house move not proceed for any reason, you will not have to pay any legal costs.

We are proud of our reputation as a friendly, reliable and professional law firm and are delighted that so many of our clients recommend us to others.

For specialist legal advice, contact us today and speak to one of our Conveyancing Solicitors in Cheshire.    


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