Buying and Selling Residential Property

If you do not have someone whom you wish to appoint as an executor, or if your affairs are complex or you anticipate problems, you may wish to consider appointing the partners of Mackarness and Lunt to be your executors.

For details as to how to deal with the estate of someone who has died, please read the details of our Probate services section.

Moving house can be a stressful experience – it is our aim to make the legal side of moving house stress-free. We will clearly explain the steps involved in the process to you throughout the matter and will help you to quickly and effectively resolve any legal issues that come up.

Mackarness & Lunt are proud of their excellent reputation for providing an efficient and competitive service without sacrificing quality. We are assisted to meet our clients’ needs by our investment in software, including bespoke case management software.

We deal with property across many locations, from Petersfield to London and throughout England and Wales.

We are alert to the fact that purchasers of sought-after properties are required to act quickly. We will do our best to help you to meet any required deadlines. It is worth bearing in mind that complex issues can occasionally arise even on a basic sale or purchase. Our conveyancing team has the knowledge and experience to identify and overcome obstacles of this type and to offer you clear and practical advice.

Mackarness & Lunt are proud to have been accredited with the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme. You can visit the Conveyancing Quality Scheme website by clicking here, and view their charter which safeguards the levels of quality and service you can expect from Mackarness & Lunt.What you can expect:

  • An experienced and suitably qualified professional to handle your matter
  • To be given a transparent estimate of the costs involved
  • To be given updates as the matter advances
  • Available and responsive staff
  • Us to liaise with third parties in order to progress your matter


We can also assist if you are remortgaging your property, need to extend your lease or have any other residential property matter.

Please contact Sarah Baker-Brown or use our Contact Us page for an estimate of our fees for selling and buying property or with any other queries you may have.

Mackarness and Lunt provide bespoke legal advice to give you peace of mind. We have provided a wide range of legal services to individuals and businesses in Petersfield and further afield for over 100 years. During this time we have maintained our reputation as an approachable law firm with a solid base in the community. We continue to enhance our client experience as our absolute priority.


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Mackarness & Lunt is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA No: 58323).

Sarah Baker (Notary). Notarial Practice is regulated by the Faculty Office and Notary Society.