Residential Property

Whether you’re taking your first step onto the property ladder or moving into your dream home, the whole process can be quite daunting. Our residential property team work with you hand in hand through the whole process.

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At Kinetic Law, we take the time to understand your commercial ambitions before advising you. We know how precious your time is; therefore we listen first, then tailor our advice to what success means to you personally.

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Residential Property

Whatever type of property transaction you need to complete, our property team will work closely with you, answering your questions promptly and ensuring an incomparable, smooth process.

We advise clients from all over the UK on:

  • Buying and selling properties
  • Right to buy transactions
  • Remortgages
  • Transfers of equity
  • Buy to let investments
  • Easements, covenants, and third-party rights
  • Title issues
  • Leasehold purchases
  • Leasehold extensions and enfranchisement
  • Auctions
  • New builds
  • Equity release
  • Adverse possession claims

Our property team has particular knowledge and experience in bespoke conveyancing transactions, including the purchase of listed/older properties, unpicking and advising on complicated covenants and managing investment residential property portfolios.

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Depending on the complexity of the transaction (for instance, if the house is old more searches and surveys may be required) the conveyancing process usually takes between 6-8 weeks.

Residential Conveyancing FAQ

It takes around 6-8 weeks for a sale and purchase transaction to complete.  However, complex deals may take longer.  Neither the buyer nor the seller is legally bound to go through with the transaction until contracts exchange.  By then, all the property searches will have been completed, the title checked, and questions from both sides answered.

If you are buying a property with a partner, relative or friend, determining whether the property will be owned by all, as joint tenants or tenants in common, is necessary.

Joint tenants implies all purchasers own the land and any buildings on it in a 100% equal shares; therefore, they act as a single owner.  Upon the death of one of the owners, the entire ownership of the property automatically transfers to the surviving purchaser.  This is known as the ‘right of survivorship.’

If you purchase property as tenants in common, each purchaser owns a specified portion of the property.  The shares do not have to be equal.  There is no ‘right of survivorship; each purchaser can dispose of their share of the property as they wish through their Will.

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