Residential Conveyancing

Buying or selling a house can be one of the biggest milestones in your life. Although an exciting time, it can also be stressful, and our legal team at Watermans are here to help by guiding you through the residential conveyancing process.

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

  • Whether you are buying or selling your home,

    we make it straightforward

  • We offer estate agency services including buying and selling residential property,

    alongside transfer of title and re-mortgaging services.

  • Our dedicated conveyancing team are here to help you every step of the way,

    offering friendly and knowledgeable legal advice.

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

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

  • The Long of it

    Residential conveyancing

    What is residential conveyancing?

    Residential conveyancing is a bit of a mouthful.

    In short, it refers to the sale and purchase of residential properties. Whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned expert with a property portfolio, the conveyancing process can seem like a daunting undertaking. Often, buying or selling a property may be the largest milestone in your life, so we understand that it can be a stressful time for you.

    At Watermans, we handle the legal process for you from start to finish. We build relationships with our clients, and tailor our services to meet your needs and timings. Our team have experience in handling property sales and purchase, as well as re-mortgaging and Transfer of Title services.

    Buying and selling

    Buying and selling a property with Watermans

    Buying a property can involve many different emotions. You will be nervous and excited, and you may also feel stressed. It is a hugely important event in your life, and we understand that. At Watermans, we have over 30 years of experience in the property industry. We know the market and understand the housing industry, and use this knowledge to help you to make informed decisions. We will guide you through each step along the way, and explain everything to you clearly.

    • we discuss what it is you are looking for in a property
    • we advise on buying tactics and submit Notes of Interest
    • we check all Home Reports and Title Deeds
    • we submit offers on properties for you
    • we complete the conveyancing process on the acceptance of an offer, ensuring the legal exchange of contracts
    • we celebrate your property purchase with you!

    If you are selling a property, our expert team are ready to help. As part of our selling service, we offer

    • no upfront costs, meaning you don’t pay anything until your property sells
    • free valuation of your property
    • 360* virtual video tour
    • accompanied property viewings with a member of the Watermans team
    • access to archived sales information and advice on how to present your home for sale
    • arrangement of your Home Report pack through a surveyor and the installation of For Sale boards
    • quality sales brochures, including professional photography, copy, and floorplans
    • feedback from potential buyers and ongoing advice to ensure you secure a sale

    If you choose Watermans, we deal with all of the legal stuff, so that you can enjoy the buying or selling process. As we have said, it is one of the biggest things you will do in your life. Sit back and enjoy the experience. We’ll handle the rest.

    Other conveyancing services

    What other conveyancing services do Watermans offer?

    At Watermans, we don’t just handle the buying and selling of properties. We offer re-mortgaging and Transfer of Title services, too.

    You may be looking to re-mortgage your home if you are transferring the Title deed to a different name, for example as a result of a divorce or marriage, or perhaps you would like to avail of a better interest rate on a mortgage with a different lender. Whatever the reason, Watermans can help. Our conveyancing team are experts in handling the re-mortgage process, and are here to guide you through the process as smoothly as possible.

    Similarly, our team are well-versed in handling Title transfers. A Transfer of Title service is needed when you want add or remove a person’s name from a property deed, usually as a result of marriage or divorce. You may also wish to use this service in your estate planning, or if you want to gift a property to a relative. It is important that you work with knowledgeable solicitors when handling a Transfer of Title. At Watermans, we understand that it can often be a stressful and difficult time for you, and that’s why we offer clear advice and an efficient, friendly service. We take the hassle out of the legal stuff for you.

    Why Watermans?

    Why should I choose Watermans for my conveyancing needs?

    Our conveyancing team at Watermans are experts in their field. We offer Straightforward legal advice regarding all residential conveyancing services, and work with you to achieve the results that you are looking for.

    We take the hassle out of the legal side of things, so that you don’t have to worry. We pride ourselves on our personalised approach, and we endeavour to build true, meaningful relationships with our clients.

    Whether it’s buying your dream home, or selling your current property to upscale with your next purchase, we’ve got you covered. We join you and share in your excitement and concerns, which ultimately allows us to better represent you in the house buying and selling process to achieve the best results for you.

    Contact our dedicated conveyancing team at 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