Make your move
Whether you’re buying, selling or remortgaging a property, the process doesn’t come without its difficulties. If you’re climbing the property ladder or making your first step on to it, this is undoubtedly an exciting time. With the right conveyancing solicitor on your side, you can focus on enjoying this moment whilst our professionals handle the stress.
How we can help you
Our dedicated residential property team has years of experience in guiding individuals, couples and families through all aspects of a property transaction. We can help you with:
No matter how simple or complex your transaction is, our team is on hand to help you with the same level of care and dedication to take some of the pressure off you.
Buying or selling a house
Whether you’re buying your first house or selling a property to move your growing family into a larger home, enlisting the expertise of a dedicated conveyancing team can ensure the transaction runs smoothly.
Guiding you through the entire process confidently and in the most straightforward way possible, our conveyancing solicitors offer the experience and know-how you need to reach an efficient completion date.
Many homeowners opt to remortgage their property for a variety of reasons. Although a common process, the many legal considerations involved can appear daunting. Whatever your circumstances, our specialist team of residential property solicitors can help you overcome the challenges.
As well as helping you to complete the necessary legal documentation, our team can also advise on the various remortgaging processes available. With our experts on your side, you will also have access to our unrivalled links to reliable and trusted independent financial advisers, who carry out extensive searches to find the ideal remortgaging plan for you.
Contact us for more information, or for a free quote.
Transfer of Equity
Whatever your reasons may be, changing the co-ownership status of a property is an important decision that sometimes needs to be made. For instance, you may be in a position where you want to add a spouse to a deed after getting married, remove an ex-partner after divorcing, adjust ownership share percentages or strategically reduce future inheritance tax liabilities.
Although not a complex process, seeking the right legal advice can make all the difference in how efficiently the job is completed. Our dedicated team can:
- Advise on the necessary documents required to get the process started
- Review title and property deeds
- Confirm identities of all parties involved
- Prepare the transfer of equity deed
- Liaise with mortgage lenders to obtain written consent of their approval of the transfer
Deed of Gift
Gifting a property involves transferring ownership to another person. Reasons for doing this may include estate and Inheritance Tax planning or wanting to see a child benefit from the gift in your lifetime. Whatever your circumstances, our specialist residential property solicitors have experience in supporting clients through every step of the process, including drafting, witnessing and advising on any tax implications.
Why Choose Smith Partnership?
Our residential property team has a breadth of experience which enables us to deal with each matter effectively. There is rarely a complexity that we haven’t encountered before. We draw from this experience to tailor our advice to meet your needs, making the moving process as efficient as possible.
Each case is dealt with by a dedicated member of the team, so you’ll always be sure of who to turn to if you have any questions or concerns. Throughout the process, we offer face-to-face meetings as well as regular, transparent updates via telephone calls and emails to ensure you’re always kept in the loop.
As a firm, we pride ourselves in providing straightforward, jargon-free advice at all times. However, if there is ever a time where you are unsure, our accessible and responsive team will be more than happy to help.