Commercial Conveyancing

Buying or selling a commercial property? Whether you are a property investor, a business owner, or a developer looking for their next project, you can be assured of our expert help with all aspects of your commercial conveyancing.

Property Purchase Made Simple!

"I used Watermans to purchase my first property. I am very happy to report that Shawn and the team made the process very easy and simple to follow. Communication was quick and clear for me to understand. I would definitely use them again!"

Gregor, Estate Agency & Conveyancing Services

The Short of it

  • Buying and selling commercial property can be both an exciting and stressful time in your life.

    At Watermans, we are here to help you throughout the process.

  • Our conveyancing and estate agency teams are experts

    in handling the purchase and sale of commercial properties.

  • We provide our clients with all the relevant information,

    and a simple breakdown of our services and the costs involved.

  • Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need

    and providing Straightforward legal advice. It should be that simple.

  • The Long of it

    Why Watermans?

    Why should I choose Watermans when buying and selling commercial property?

    Buying and selling commercial property can be both an exciting and stressful time for you. At Watermans, we understand this, and are here to guide you every step of the way. We have over 30 years of experience in commercial conveyancing, from buying and selling offices, hospitality and retail spaces, and residential development opportunities.

    We can advise and assist you with

    • strategic advice and marketing for commercial property sales
    • full conveyancing for property acquisition and disposal
    • legal guidance and help with your business transfer
    • the purchase and sale of property with development potential
    • lease advice and representation for landlords and tenants

    As a close-knit team, with customer service at our core, we pride ourselves on our transparent and honest approach to business. We take time to understand your needs in order to give you the best possible guidance from the outset, providing straightforward legal advice which you can rely on.

    Buying commercial property

    Are you looking to buy a commercial premises?

    Our experienced team would be delighted to advise and act for you in your commercial property purchase. Tailored to your needs and requirements, our commercial property conveyancing service includes strategic advice and insights to help you throughout the process, in addition to carrying out all your due diligence, and completing the property conveyancing on your behalf. We are here to assist you every step of the way.

    Our conveyancing service for commercial property includes expert market insights and advice on property prices. We will also submit your commercial Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) return, too. In addition, we will

    • negotiate with your seller and prepare written offers
    • instruct third parties such as surveyors and lenders
    • commission building reports when needed
    • research and peruse title deeds, plans and alterations
    • work to transfer the title to your name

    In most purchases, we can also act for your lender. With our pro-active, hands-on approach, you can be assured of reliable and expert guidance, a successful result, and an efficient and smooth transaction. We fully explain the commercial property purchase process in straightforward terms, and handle the legal side of things for you. Call us today to speak to one of our expert conveyancing team.

    Selling commercial property

    Are you looking to sell a commercial premises?

    Selling a commercial property can be a big undertaking, but at Watermans we strive to make it as easy and stress-free as possible. We will work closely with you and be available to lend our expertise when you need it.

    At Watermans, we pride ourselves on our estate agency service, working on your behalf to achieve a fast sale and the best possible price for your commercial property. Beginning with a free, no-obligation market appraisal, we offer a personalised approach to your sale, with practical advice paired with tailored, high-quality marketing. Partnered with our efficient property conveyancing team, we ensure the smooth and successful transaction of your valuable commercial asset. Our expert team are able to assist you every step of the way as well, to ensure we achieve the best results together.

    Our estate agency marketing pack includes

    • for Sale boards
    • professional photography and video
    • virtual staging and virtual renovation
    • property listings on our own website
    • property listings on Rightmove and ESPC
    • bespoke promotion via our social media channels

    Working with a single point of contact throughout the sale, you are kept fully informed, with strategic advice and regular updates. We personally manage your viewings, actively seek feedback from interested parties, and ultimately negotiate a successful sale on your behalf.

    What next?

    How do I get started with commercial conveyancing?

    If you are ready to buy or sell a commercial property, or would simply like to enquire about how to begin the search, book a free consultation with Watermans today.

    Our friendly and experienced conveyancing and estate agency teams will answer any questions you may have and discuss the commercial conveyancing process from start to finish. We take the time to get to know you and understand your needs and expectations. We offer advice every step of the way, working closely with you to secure your desired outcome.

    In a complex property market, with so many variables to consider, we understand the need to be able to make informed decisions around your commercial property transaction. At Watermans, we offer a free, no-obligation valuation, advising you on the potential value of your property, as well as current market conditions. Together with our considered advice and approach on how to successfully market your property, we can help you sell your commercial asset. Book a free valuation with us and find out more over an informal conversation.

    Whether you are looking to buy or sell your commercial property, contact Watermans today.

    Get in touch with us

    Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need and making that process straightforward. Start the process by sending us your details below or calling us on 0131 555 7055

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    Our property expert

    “My clients would describe me as being approachable, down to earth and easy to get on with. This allows me to build relationships with my clients and provide straightforward legal advice without all the jargon.”

    Shawn Wood, Head of Conveyancing