Residential Property Solicitors

We deal with each property as if it were our own

At KaurMaxwell, our residential property solicitors provide comprehensive advice protect your property interests. Our experienced conveyancing and residential property team provide tailored advice to meet your needs.

How can our residential property lawyers help you?

Conveyancing Process and Legal Advice

Buying and selling property can be one of the most important decisions you make in your life. This is true whether you're purchasing your first home or investing in a portfolio of properties. We deliver a highly personalised residential conveyancing service. We will deal with your residential property sale or purchase efficiently and effectively, taking time to explain the transaction to you in plain English.

Buying Property at Auction

The process of buying or selling a property at an auction is quite different from the normal conveyancing transaction. Our specialist solicitors have the experience to guide you through the process and advise you of any potential risks. 

Shared Ownership/Shared Equity

Devised to help people get onto the Property Ladder, the Shared Ownership Scheme can appear complex. We have specialists experienced in acting for both individuals and Housing Associations who can advise you on the requirements and ensure the correct procedures are followed.

New Build Property Transactions

New-build properties come with considerations that only a specialist new build solicitor can fully assist you with. If one thing is certain regarding newly built properties, it's that time is of the essence. Often, contracts will be exchanged before the development of the property is complete. With the amount of paperwork involved and the deadlines to meet from the developers, having an expert new-build property solicitor can ensure no boxes are left unticked.

Financial Arrangements

We can assist you with property finance options like mortgages, redemptions, re-mortgages, bridging loans, development loans, private loans, and Home Equity Release Schemes.

Extending a Lease and/or Buying the Freehold

We can assist tenants who may have the right to enfranchise (purchase the freehold) or to extend their lease, we advise on all aspects of the process, from whether you qualify, to approval of the necessary documentation.

Granting and Terminating Easements

Our team can assist with drafting, negotiating and terminating deeds relating to rights such as rights of access to and from a property, parking area or common area, rights of services such as drainage, telecommunications and other utilities, rights of light, rights of repair and many more.

Residential Property Corporate Support for Businesses

KaurMaxwell can assist with the property aspects of the acquisition and disposal of businesses with residential/commercial properties attached. Please see our corporate page for more information.

Buying, Selling, and Investment Property

We can advise on residential property portfolio sales and buying residential properties for buy-to-let, investment or development purposes. We can also advise on HMOs (Homes of Multiple Occupancy) and prepare Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements or licences.

Transfers of Equity/Deeds of Gift

Our team of experts can assist with transfers of equity.

Estate and Property Law

Understanding estate and property law is crucial in residential transactions. This field covers a range of legal aspects, from property rights to estate planning. Our team's deep knowledge ensures that all property dealings are legally sound and beneficial for our clients.

Leasehold and Tenancy

Navigating leasehold and tenancy agreements demands expert legal guidance. Our solicitors are well-versed in these areas, offering advice tailored to individual circumstances. Whether it's negotiating lease terms or handling tenant issues, our team is equipped to provide comprehensive support.

Mortgage and Property Transactions

Securing a mortgage is a key step in many property transactions. We provide guidance on all types of mortgages and property-related financial arrangements. Our expertise ensures that you are fully informed and supported throughout the mortgage process.

Key Considerations in Residential Property Transactions

Understanding the key considerations in residential property transactions is essential. Our lawyers guide you through these considerations, ensuring that you are fully informed and prepared for every aspect of your transaction. Their expertise is your advantage in the property market.

Risks and Pitfalls in Residential Conveyancing

Awareness of the risks and pitfalls in residential conveyancing is crucial. Our solicitors are skilled in identifying and mitigating these risks, ensuring a smooth transaction. Their vigilance protects you from potential complications, providing peace of mind.

Legal Requirements for Selling a Property in England and Wales

Navigating the legal requirements for selling a property in England and Wales can be complex. Our solicitors are experts in these legal frameworks, ensuring that your property sale complies with all necessary regulations. Their knowledge is your safeguard in the selling process.

Mortgage Enquiries and Investment Property Advice

For mortgage enquiries and investment property advice, our team is at your service. Their expertise in these areas ensures that you receive the best possible guidance, tailored to your specific needs. Their support is crucial in making informed property investment decisions.

Protecting Your Property Interests with Legal Advice

Protecting your property interests is our top priority. Our legal advice is designed to safeguard your property dealings, ensuring your interests are always front and centre. We are committed to providing the highest level of legal protection for your property transactions.

Enlisting Expertise in Residential Real Estate Law

Enlisting our expertise in residential real estate law is a wise decision. Our solicitors bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to your property dealings, ensuring that every legal aspect is meticulously handled. Their expertise is your key to a successful property transaction.

The Role of Residential Property Lawyers in Landlord and Tenant Matters

Residential property lawyers play a critical role in landlord and tenant matters. They provide legal guidance in drafting tenancy agreements, resolving disputes, and ensuring compliance with landlord and tenant laws. 

Leasehold and Tenant Responsibilities

Leases contain a wide array of responsibilities that both landlords and tenants are required to comply with during the term of the Lease. Understanding these responsibilities are a pivotal element of property law. Our solicitors offer comprehensive advice on these responsibilities, ensuring that both landlords and tenants are fully informed.

Legal Support for Landlord and Tenant Disputes

Legal support for landlord and tenant disputes is a cornerstone of our services. Our solicitors are experienced in resolving these disputes, always aiming for solutions that protect our clients' interests. Their expertise is your assurance of fair and effective dispute resolution.

Residential Property Investment and Rental Agreements

Residential property investment and crafting rental agreements require specialised legal expertise. Our team provides advice on investment strategies and drafts rental agreements that are legally sound and beneficial for all parties involved. Their expertise is your asset in property investment.

Assistance with Purchase of Residential and Investment Properties

We offer comprehensive assistance with the purchase of residential and investment properties. Our solicitors guide you through every step, ensuring a successful and legally compliant transaction. Their support is crucial in making informed and beneficial property investments.

Professional Advice for Estate Agents and Real Estate Teams

Our team provides professional advice to estate agents and real estate teams. Their legal expertise is invaluable in navigating the complexities of property transactions and ensuring compliance with real estate laws. Their guidance enhances the professionalism and effectiveness of real estate teams.

Why Choose KaurMaxwell Residential Property Solicitors?

Choosing KaurMaxwell for your residential property needs means enlisting a team of experts who genuinely care. Our solicitors combine legal expertise with a commitment to personalised service, ensuring your property transactions are not only legally sound but also aligned with your goals. With KaurMaxwell, you gain more than a solicitor – you gain a trusted legal partner in all your residential property endeavours.

Recognition from Legal Directories like Legal 500 and Law Society

We are proud to be recognised by prestigious legal directories such as Legal 500 and the Law Society, a testament to our commitment to excellence.

Comprehensive Expertise

The team at KaurMaxwell brings together diverse expertise in civil and commercial litigation, property lawemployment, insolvency and restructuring law.

Proven Track Record

Cases against major law firms have been successfully led by team members. Success has been demonstrated by their strategic thinking and ability to achieve desired results.

Multilingual Support

Our team is fluent in multiple languages (Spanish, Punjabi, Hindi, Tagalog, Gujarati, French, Twi, Kurdish, and English, allowing us to serve a diverse client base with ease.


Based in London, our solicitors are easily accessible to clients across the UK. We're here to assist you, whether in person, over the phone, or through virtual calls.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the Significance of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme for Residential Property Solicitors?

The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation ensures that residential property solicitors meet high standards of practice and service in conveyancing for residential properties.

What are the Benefits of Using a Residential Property Lawyer for Lease Extensions?

Residential property lawyers can assist with lease extensions, ensuring that the process is legally sound, negotiating terms with third parties, and protecting the client’s interests.

What are the Considerations for Remortgaging a Property in the UK?

Re-mortgaging a property involves legal considerations such as liaising with lenders, property valuations, and ensuring that all legal requirements are met, which is where residential property solicitors can provide valuable assistance.

How Do Residential Property Solicitors Assist in Buying and Selling Listed Properties?

Residential property solicitors have experience in handling listed properties, conducting due diligence, ensuring legal compliance, and managing the unique aspects of buying and selling these properties.

Why Should I Seek the Services of Dedicated Residential Property Solicitors for High-Value Transactions?

Dedicated residential property solicitors have the expertise and resources to handle high-value transactions, ensuring that all legal and regulatory requirements are met, and providing tailored advice for such transactions.