Buying real estate

What is involved in buying real estate?

Buying real estate is different to residential property. The process is usually more tailored to your priorities and the specific terms which have been agreed between the parties are more detailed.

We regularly deal with a broad range of commercial properties including:

In dealing with real estate, our expert team frequently act for a wide variety of clients. In doing so we understand that each type of buyer or seller will have different priorities that need to be addressed.

What do I need to know when buying real estate?

Buying a commercial property can be a very daunting but exciting investment. However, different to purchasing a residential property, the process of purchasing real estate comes with certain considerations you need to be aware of:

Freehold vs Leasehold

There are various different types of ownership of properties and you should clearly understand the distinctions between them when buying real estate.

A freehold property is owned absolutely for an undetermined period of time. A leasehold property however is only for a specified period of time and usually in return for periodic payments, rent. A lease is a form of contract between the two parties and will set out the obligations between them. The obligations and restrictions will typically vary depending on factors such as the term of the lease, the rent payable and the nature of the property.

How can we help?

Our experienced real estate solicitors will be able to guide you through the process, whether you are buying real estate, ensuring you have peace of mind throughout that everything is being dealt with professionally and efficiently.

For more information on how we can help support you, please contact one of our real estate specialists in our Newbury, Thatcham or Maidenhead offices below.

Our Buying real estate Team

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