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Buying, selling or renting a property is often one of life’s milestone moments, but with a number of parties involved the process can be complex and sometimes stressful. Whether it is your home or an asset to let or sell, your property investment can have a long-term impact on your financial security. This is why you need to feel confident you are benefiting from every decision you make. Our professional, open and tailored advice will bring clarity to your situation in the property market.

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ACCESSIBLE SPECIALIST ADVICE

Every property is unique. From Grade-I listed estates to brand new flats, they each carry their own challenges. The same goes for your situation. You might be taking your first step on the property ladder or you could find yourself in a complex chain as you move to your next home. Perhaps you are a developer with a large portfolio to manage or you are looking to release equity for your next purchase.

Our highly experienced and specialised Residential Property Team take a personal approach with your property transactions. We will prioritise your needs and circumstances, ensuring the process is as efficient and stress-free as possible. You can speak to your solicitor directly throughout the process and they will ease any concerns you have swiftly. Our transparent fees also mean you will always know your legal costs upfront.

Working collaboratively with our Private Client, Commercial, Construction and Planning Teams as well as with independent financial advisors, insurers, estate agents and surveyors, we will assist you through the entire process. Should any issues arise, we can draw on these connections to provide you with sound, expert advice.

Highlights

Our Residential Property Team has been involved in a number of interesting matters. Highlights include:

  • acting on the purchase of an Edwardian Gentleman’s residence, with associated woodland, paddock, Gate House and Gardener’s cottage, with a Listed Palladian Folly in the grounds
  • purchase of a cottage in South Devon, on the foreshore, involving the negotiation with the Duchy of Cornwall of a licence for exclusive use of a jetty
  • dividing up one legal title and dealing with the subsequent sale of 2 iconic Listed Town houses in a Georgian square in the middle of Bath, and the 12 parking spaces to the rear
  • successfully securing a substantial investment property in London following a contract race, whilst dealing with the requirements of bridging finance
  • acting for an international client purchasing 7 apartments ‘off plan’ in a significant new-build development in Kensington
  • advising a property developer purchasing a former public house and Listed Building in Surrey for conversion into two semi-detached houses and dealing with the sales of the two new houses
  • supporting a client purchasing a second flat in a historic Belgravia square and negotiating landlord’s consent for building works to amalgamate the client’s two flats
  • acting for a landlord of a building in Kensington dealing with lengthy negotiations with a tenant for the conversion of the tenant’s two flats into one larger apartment with an external extension
  • assisting a client needing to swiftly acquire short-term mortgage finance secured on his Knightsbridge property to fund his refurbishment of another property

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Thank you for all your excellent work in connection with both my sale and my purchase. You have been charming to deal with, most effective and best of all, have done it all on the timetable, well done indeed.

I would like to thank you for all your endeavours and help you have given  me over the last 8 years. You are always available to speak to and have made a great difference between a transaction happening or not. You are a key part of our team and your advice and expertise is invaluable. Thank you very much.

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