Buy to Let Property

If you have decided to sell your home or are looking to buy a property to live in or to use as an investment vehicle, then you will need the support of an experienced residential conveyancing lawyer who can attend to the legal formalities required to transfer ownership of the property into or out of your name, to comply with the requirements of your mortgage lender and to ensure that your personal and financial interests remain protected.

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What clients are saying…

Step Legal Solicitors are Rated Excellent!

What more can i say?…

What more can i say?…. this company and to be specific Anees offer a service which should be envied by all other legal conveyancers. If you want a job done,

Mr Robinson

Professional and compassionate

I went to Steplegal after an industrial accident and was seen by Anna Rushton, who immediately put me at ease with her professionalism and compassion. Nothing was too much trouble

Mrs B

fantastic service

The service I received from Mr Hussain and the colleagues was

Mrs F
Longton Stoke on Trent

pleasant experience

The overall mark out of ten for my experience has got to be 11. Thank you to Mr Abid Hussain for making an unpleasant experience

Mr A

excellent communication

I was delighted with the way you handled my case. I tell everyone you are excellent in every way possible i.e. communication, prompt replies to everything, phone manner and what

Miss A


I was glad that Mr Abid Hussain was there to take my call. Abid dealt with the claim expeditiously and I am grateful that he and his ladies were always

Mr G
Lodsworth Peter Sussex

Recommend to family and friends

Dear Mr Abid Hussain, I would like to thank you for the cheque I received this morning. I am more than pleased with the result for the compensation claim for

Mrs B

excellent service

I received excellent service. Mr Hussain explained everything in detail and I never had to worry about a thing beyond signing a few papers. Thank

Miss K

pleased with the service

I have been very pleased with the service you have gave me and thank you very much for all your hard

Mrs W

Thorough and to the point

I felt reassured with what you were doing for me. It was thorough and to the

Mr W
Sandbach Crewe

Helpful and good team work

Just like to say thank you and it’s been so helpful. Very good team

Mr E

well informed advice

I received well informed advice and was updated throughout the process. I was dealt with very courteously by Mr Hussain and his

Mr F

Fantastic service

Fantastic service from start to

Mrs D

Good service

I have received a very good service from Mr Hussain and was very pleased with the outcome. I was always able to see someone to help if

Mrs H
Milton Stoke on Trent


Fantastic friendly and very helpful professional advice, at any stage of process. Highly recommend anyone who needs

Mrs M

Very Friendly

I found staff to be very welcoming and friendly. Service I received was very informative and

Mrs G

Thank you for help

Dear Solicitor, Thank you very much for all your help. When I am older I am going to use the money to open up my own sweet shop. It is

Miss P

best interests

It was excellent from start to finish. I felt I was always informed and that my best interests were at

Ms L
Great Sankey Warrington

 Excellent staff

Excellent staff, polite and

Mr F
Winsford Cheshire


Great communication, quick response to any queries. A pleasure to do business with you. Highly

Mr W

Thank you

Thank you for helping me with my claim. As for improving your services, the way you handled my claim was first class. No need for changes. Thank you and good

Mr L
Wednesbury West Midlands

A complete pleasure

Anna has been brilliant throughout the whole process and I would recommend her to anyone. She is very polite and thoroughly hard working. A complete pleasure to have known. Service

Mrs H

Great communication

From the first meeting with Anna, I felt I was in good hands. Very professional throughout, great communication at each stage and received clear information. Thank you Anna for your

Mrs P

Happy with everything

Fantastic! Everything was dealt with efficiently, professionally and with warmth which eased any stress which was felt at the time of the incident. We were so impressed with all aspects

Mrs M

Recommended services

My case was managed by Anna Rushton. Since winning my case I have recommended Anna’s services to a friend. I found her guidance and assistance second to

Mrs D

Sound advice

Miss Anna Rushton has handled my affairs throughout this case. I would like to be known that she has provided a thoroughly professional service at all times. Courtesy, sound advice,

Mrs B

Reliable and good service

Spread the word to other lawyers of how to be reliable and give a good service. It is rare these days for people to be consistently reliable, informative and always

Mrs M

Efficient and professional

I would like to thank Anna Rushton for her efficiency and professional services as well as for her friendly

Mrs P

Investing in the housing market has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among young people looking to secure extra income or those edging towards retirement who need capital growth to boost their pension pot. It can be an extremely lucrative enterprise, particularly when interest rates are low, but only if you pick your investments carefully and appoint an experienced conveyancer to ensure that the legal aspects of your proposed purchase are handled correctly.


At Step Legal Solicitors, we specialise in the acquisition of buy to let properties and in supporting clients to make sensible and informed investment decisions.


Our service is fast and efficient, delivered for a pre-agreed cost and designed to deal not just with the mechanics of transferring a property into your name but also any associated issues that arise as a result of your decision to buy an investment property.


To find out more, why not call us for a free, no obligation chat on 0800 195 6412.


How we can help

Our residential conveyancing team can assist you by:


  • ensuring that you liaise with your surveyor to establish whether the property you propose to acquire is structurally sound or, if not, to make sure you are aware of any actual or potential issues;
  • reviewing the title deeds for the property to ensure that the buyer owns everything they are purporting to sell and that there are no restrictions in place
    which may thwart your plans to rent the property out;
  • carrying out searches to flush out issues of which you ought to be aware, such as the service of a local authority enforcement notice for past breaches of
    planning and environmental law by a previous owner;
  • reviewing your mortgage offer to ensure that it terms are acceptable, particularly where you intend to use a property to provide student accommodation or to create a house in multiple occupation (HMO), where lending requirements tend to be tighter;
  • ensuring you can secure specialist buy to let insurance to cover the cost of repair or replacement in the event the property is damaged or destroyed;
  • ensuring that you consult with your accountant or financial advisor to confirm that the funds needed to complete the purchase are in place and that you
    have been fully appraised of any tax liabilities that may arise;
  • calculating the amount of stamp duty land tax that will need to be paid and submitting the SDLT form to HM Revenue and Customs;
  • completing the purchase of the property and registering you as the new owner at the Land Registry; and
  • providing you with on-going support, for example through the provision of a high level overview of the legal requirements associated with being a private sector landlord and your obligations in respect of any tenancies you create.


We can also help you to sell a buy to let property if and when you decide the time is right to cash in your investment, or undertake the document preparation for a transfer of equity where you decide that you wish to hand over a property to a family member or close personal friend.


Why choose Step Legal Solicitors?

The expert property solicitors in our conveyancing team are highly experienced in what they do and can be counted on to serve you well, whether you are a first time investor looking to make a one off purchase for a specific purpose or a seasoned buyer looking to add to an already large property portfolio. We can even help where English is not your first language through our free Polish translation service.


We have experience in buying every conceivable type of property, including new builds and those purchased ‘off-plan’, older properties and those once owned by local authorities or housing associations, properties being sold at auction and even those which have been repossessed by a mortgage company or transferred to an insolvency practitioner as a result of the previous owner’s bankruptcy.


We can assist whether the property is freehold or leasehold, whether you are reliant on one or multiple mortgages or even a remortgage, and whether you are buying as a private individual or through a specially created corporate vehicle.


All work is quality assured and overseen by the head of our residential conveyancing department, Anees Khan, who is himself a qualified solicitor with over ten years’ experience in the residential property market and notably in buy to let transactions.


Want to find out more?

For more information, please call 0800 195 6412 or send an email to You can also use our online conveyancing costs calculator for an instant quote on the legal fees you can expect to pay.


We can assist whether you are based in Crewe, further afield in Cheshire or even in the surrounding counties of Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Merseyside or Greater Manchester.