Lamorbey House, Sidcup

Lamorbey House, Sidcup


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Buy to Let Property

When managing or starting a property portfolio, all buy-to-let landlords and investors need experienced and reliable legal advisors to assist with all aspects of their portfolio.

Woolsey Morris & Kennedy will undertake every aspect of a transaction on your behalf to ensure the process is as stress free as possible.

Our buy to let solicitors can assist you with all aspects of your property portfolio, including:

  • Buying rental properties
  • Selling buy to let properties
  • Buy to let remortgaging
  • Drafting tenancy agreements
  • Ending tenancies
  • Landlord-tenant dispute resolution

Why WMK is the right choice for buy to let conveyancing and landlord legal services:

  • Decades of specialist experience dealing with rental property and landlords legal needs
  • A dedicated, qualified solicitor to deal with your needs
  • Accreditation by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)
  • Plain English advice
  • Transparent, flexible fee options to match your circumstances

Speak to our buy to let solicitors in Sidcup, the London Borough of Bexley, Kent

For expert advice on buying and selling rental properties and general legal services for landlords, please feel free to speak in confidence to one of our team now.

Our buy to let property services

Buy to let conveyancing

Whether you are buying or selling a rental property, our buy to let conveyancing solicitors can guide you through the entire process. Using our seasoned expertise, we can ensure every detail is taken care of, any potential problems are foreseen and that your transaction can go ahead as smoothly as possible.

See how we can help with buying and selling property.

Buy to let remortgaging

Our buy to let conveyancing solicitors can assist with remortgaging your property. Whether you are looking to get a better mortgage rate, to borrow more, or to transfer from a homeowner mortgage to a buy to let mortgage, we can guide you through the whole process.

See how we can help with remortgaging.

Tenancy agreements

Getting the right tenancy agreement in place is critical to establishing a good landlord-tenant relationship, as well as giving you a strong legal position should any problems arise. Our team can assist with drafting tenancy agreements, as well as advising on the terms of existing agreements where required.

Ending tenancies

When the time has come to end a tenancy, whether under contentious circumstances or not, we can advise on the steps you need to take. If there has been a problem with your tenants, such as non-payment of rent or anti-social behaviour, we can tell you your legal options and help to resolve the matter in a way that complies with your legal obligations.

Landlord-tenant dispute resolution

Our team are very effective at dealing with legal disputes, with extensive experience acting for landlords in disputes with their tenants. We know how to find the best outcome for you, usually without the need for contentious court proceedings.

Where a negotiated solution between the parties is possible, this can save you a lot of time, legal costs and stress, but we are also ready and able to take robust action through the courts where required.

See how we can help with landlord-tenant disputes.

Our rental property fees & funding

Buy to let conveyancing fees

We offer fixed fee conveyancing and will be happy to provide a quote on request.

Our quotes include all costs involved with your conveyancing, including our fees and third-party costs, such as fees for essential property checks. These third party-fees are known as ‘disbursements’.

With our fixed fee buy to let conveyancing, the price we quote at the start will be the full price that you pay, unless the nature of your instruction changes e.g. we discover the property is leasehold where you had believed it was freehold. In such cases, we will always inform you of any additional costs before any chargeable work is carried out.

See our residential property pricing.

Landlord legal services pricing

We offer competitive fees for matters such as drafting tenancy agreements and dispute resolution. For some matters, we may be able to act on a fixed fee basis, while for others charging on a ‘pay as you go’ basis at a set hourly rate may be more appropriate.

We will always be happy to provide a clear quote or estimate of costs upfront, so you can make an informed decision about how to proceed.

Common questions about buy to let property conveyancing and acting as a landlord

How long does buy to let conveyancing take?

Around 12 weeks is common, but it will entirely depend on the circumstances.

What responsibilities does a landlord have?

Landlords have a number of legal obligations, including to:

  • Keep their rental properties safe to occupy
  • Make sure there are no health hazards in their properties
  • Ensure all gas and electrical equipment is safely installed and properly maintained
  • Provide an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for the property
  • Place tenants’ deposits into a government-approved deposit protection scheme
  • Check tenants have the legal right to rent property (for properties in England)
  • Provide tenants with a copy of the government’s How to Rent Checklist
  • Pay Income Tax on their rental income
  • Pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on any profit they make from selling a rental property

Still looking for answers?

Take a look at our residential property FAQs or feel free to ask our team a question.

Get in touch with our buy to let solicitors in Sidcup

For expert advice on buying and selling rental properties and general legal services for landlords, please feel free to speak in confidence to one of our team now.


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