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Residential conveyancing & housing

Whether you are buying or selling a house, moving home is emotional and stressful and can be fraught with unforeseen problems and delays. At Kitsons we aim to keep you involved with every step of the conveyancing process, at all times giving prompt, practical and professional guidance and help.

Conveyancing deals can move fast, and we understand the need for answers to be given quickly. So, we make sure you have access to your key contact when you need to speak to them. We have a large and experienced team of residential conveyancers and solicitors who are here to ensure that your transaction runs as quickly and as smoothly as possible, from your initial instruction through to the completion of your sale or purchase, we are with you every step of the way.

For a free conveyancing quote without obligation for buying or selling a property, please give Kitsons a call on (Exeter office) 01392 455555, (Torquay office) 01803 202020, (Plymouth office) 01752 603040. We are transparent about the legal cost of moving house, we will not hide the local authority charges for searches, or stamp duty return charges in the small print.

So whether you are a first time buyer, taking advantage of the help to buy scheme, a repeat property investor, need advice on shared ownership or are buying a property at auction, Kitsons’ residential conveyancing solicitors will be able to provide you with the advice, assistance and assurance you require. Backed by a cutting edge case management system, our solicitors will be able to tell you the exact stage of your sale or purchase at any time. We will contact you by text, telephone and email, and you can rest assured that you will be up to date with your property transaction throughout the entire process.

Whether buying or selling a house, releasing the equity in your home or extending a lease, speak to our experienced residential conveyancing specialists for advice and assistance, tailored to suit your property transaction.

Areas of specialism:

  • Selling properties
  • Buying properties
  • Auction properties
  • Help to Buy Scheme
  • Shared ownership / Joint purchases
  • Lease extensions
  • Conveyancing for repossessed property
  • Conveyancing for builders & developers / Plot sales
  • Mortgages and equity release
  • Buy-to-lets
  • Right-to-buy and lease extension
  • Planning
  • Boundaries and neighbour disputes
  • Compulsory purchase


Selling your property?

We understand that selling your home can be a stressful experience and, whilst each property transaction is different, we hope our information graphic of the basic process will help answer some initial questions, click on the below icon to read more.

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We are members of the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme.  This status is awarded to firms for their adherence to prudent and efficient Conveyancing procedures through the schemes protocol.


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