Member of the Week - Innes & Mackay Ltd Conveyancing Department

If you are interested in buying or selling a property in Scotland, you will need an experienced legal advisor who is able to guide you through, what can be, a complex legal process. Innes & Mackay take pride in taking the legal work involved in buying or selling a property away from their clients, allowing them to focus on more important things.

If you need the guidance of expert property lawyers that believe in the importance of helping clients to complete the conveyancing process quickly and effectively, speak to the specialist property law team at Innes & Mackay. With over 145 years of business in the Inverness area and extensive local and legal knowledge, Innes & Mackay take a modern approach, offering a personal, professional and friendly service that is tailor-made to each of their clients’ specific needs, serving clients in Inverness-shire and also further afield including Wester Ross, Caithness, Skye and Wick.

Deciding to buy or sell a property is one of the biggest financial commitments most people will make in their lives. It is for this very reason that the decision should be supported by expert legal advice. At Innes & MacKay, they offer a tailor-made range of legal services to help clients buy, sell or rent their property:

- Buying a Property

Agreeing to make the financial investment to buy a property is a decision that few people make lightly. It normally follows a great deal of thought and research into what is available on the market and the price of property that meets individual needs and circumstances. If you are interested in making an offer on a property, before you do so it is important to seek legal advice and assistance from an experienced property lawyer, who can ensure that the property is not subject to any legalities that would interfere with your rights as a prospective owner; and, facilitate the transfer of ownership from the seller to you by completing all of the necessary legal paperwork and registration requirements.

- Selling a Property

Not unlike the decision to buy a property, individuals hoping to sell their property will often want experienced lawyers, who can process the sale quickly and efficiently. If you are hoping to sell your property, it is important that the transaction is handled by a specialist property law solicitor who can: ensure that there is no legal restriction on the sale of your property; engage with the representatives of the parties interested in buying your property; complete the contracts that will allow for the sale of your property; and, organise for the transfer of ownership.

- Estate Agency

Innes & Mackay will help you get the maximum value for your property. At Innes & Mackay, they operate a well-regarded estate agency service that aims to take the burdens of selling a property away from clients. If you are interested in selling, and want to deal with a locally based estate agent, familiar with the property market in the Highlands of Scotland including Inverness, Inverness-shire, Ross & Cromarty, the Black Isle and surrounding areas who will provide your property with maximum exposure to buyers, contact the team at Innes & Mackay estate agents.

- Re-Mortgaging a Property

People may decide that there is a need for some additional finances, and that there could be some merit to re-mortgaging their home. It is vital that where you are considering re-mortgaging a property that this is discussed with an experienced property lawyer. Not only will they be able to answer any questions regarding what this means in law, but they will also be able to take responsibility for completing the necessary paperwork and facilitating payment of any outstanding loan that needs to be settled.

No matter whether a client is considering buying or selling a property, it is vital that a specialist solicitor who can manage the process effectively handles the transaction. As with any transfer of property, it is important that parties are given clear advice on the consequences of giving up or taking on legal responsibility for a property.

Innes & Mackay take pride in providing a friendly, professional conveyancing service that is modern in its approach but retains the principles of a traditional law firm: trust, reliability and professionalism. They place the needs of their clients at the core of their work, ensuring that the service is both affordable and effective.

Commercial conveyancing is an area where it is important that clients can trust their legal advisors to protect their interests. At Innes & Mackay,they draw on our experience of the property market in Inverness to provide a service that respects the commercial realities faced by tenants and landlords. Innes & Mackay have experience of advising on and negotiating the terms of commercial leases, and pride their selves on providing clear and effective legal advice on their meaning. If you need assistance in respect of commercial conveyancing, please contact our specialist team of solicitors using our online contact form or give us a call on 01463 232273.

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