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Residential and Commercial Property

Conveyancing is the legal process required when selling, buying or doing both! The objective is transferring the official ownership from one person to another and there are many things that a solicitor has to do to protect your interest in the property and the interests of your mortgage lender if purchasing with a mortgage. Once you have agreed a price, it is time to instruct your solicitor.

As a firm we have been established locally and in the surrounding area for over 170 years. As a result we have a wealth of knowledge regarding the local area, vast experience in the conveyancing process and are able to confidently support you throughout the entire process.

Our team of solicitors in the property department have considerable experience in dealing with all types of conveyancing. Our head of conveyancing has X number of years’ experience alone! Whether you are thinking of buying, selling, re-mortgaging, transferring equity, investing or entering into an equity release scheme, we have the experienced solicitors for you.

We offer friendly and expert advice to guide you all aspects of property law and will carefully explain and guide you through the process to limit the stress and anxiousness of the experience.

What can we help you with?

  • Conveyancing - house sales and purchases
  • Commercial Property
  • Remortgages
  • Transfers of Equity
  • Shared equity purchases
  • Equity release schemes
  • Holiday and buy-to-let investments
  • Residential tenancy agreements
  • Short-term licences
  • Leasehold property
  • Declarations of trust
  • Matrimonial conveyancing

The above is not an exhaustive list; please contact our property department for independent advice a comprehensive list of services.

Why choose Hatten Wyatt?

Our aim is to offer every client a stress free, smooth transaction. Having been in operation for over 170 years, we have developed the service into a unique experience, and here at Hatten Wyatt we offer:

  • Speed & Efficiency – We understand that the time frames involved in purchase or sale of a property vary from case to case, and we have the experience and efficiency to be flexible whilst ALWAYS protecting your interests.
  • Knowledge & Experience – We take great pride in our property team and will always have a qualified solicitor allocated to your file, removing the inconvenience of unnecessary delays and complications and ensuring a thorough understanding of your circumstances. In addition we offer an unrivalled amount of experience and knowledge of the surrounding areas and local authority.
  • Local & Independent – Here at Hatten Wyatt we maintain our independence from Estate Agents, Developers, Financial Advisers and other organisations. We do not financially reward these organisations when they recommend us to their customers, they do so because of the confidence they have in the service that we continue to keep delivering to their clients.
  • Communication & Updates – Communication is at the heart of what we do. Our property department will keep you and your estate agent (if needed) updated with the progress of the transaction. This can be as simple as a status update or talking you through the processes and reasoning behind any documentation you may be required to sign.
  • Mortgage Lending Panels – Most properties are bought with the aid of a mortgage, so the importance of being approved by a lender, referred to as being ‘on panel’ is really important to being able to successfully deal with your transaction. We are also on the panel of most lenders.
  • Help & Initiatives – Home purchase schemes such as the governments Help to Buy, Shared Ownership or Keyworker schemes often add another layer of work to a sale or purchase. This even involves dealing with a third party. With our longevity, experience and knowledge we will happily handle either the purchase or sale of your home involving any of these schemes and initiatives.
  • Qualifications & Accreditations – Hatten Wyatt are proud to hold many recommendations, qualifications and accreditations. Within our property department we are recognised by The Law Society as members of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS).

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. Membership establishes a level of credibility for firms with stakeholders such as regulators, lenders and insurers as well as residential homebuyers and sellers.

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