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Zoe Touhey, Partner, Head of Residential Property

Real Estate

Direct Dial: 01242 285 258
Mobile: 07814 209 767

A bit about me

Buying and selling a house is one of the most stressful experiences you can go through. It’s my job to help manage and remove as much of that stress as possible. Not only do I help you to move smoothly, I get to share in your happiness when you complete on the house of your dreams.

I act for private individuals in residential property-related enquiries and matters including first time buyers, property investors and developers. I’m knowledgeable and professional, and always reliable and friendly, answering any queries you have, even outside of working hours. I really care about getting the process right, explaining all the details and doing whatever I can to meet your needs, and if possible, your time frames.

To get good results, I’ll think outside of the box. Above all, I’m passionate about making a difference.

Want to know more?

It takes as long as it takes – transactions can only happen when all parties are ready. Setting unrealistic deadlines only makes the process more stressful.

All transactions are different and conveyancing law changes all the time. Don’t compare your move with others, and don’t worry – we’re always here to help.

Even if you’ve not heard from us for a while, there are still things happening behind the scenes. If you have any queries, or you would like an update, please call us – we’re here.

Setting up a home together should be a time of certainty. Make sure you both understand the rules with a Living Together Agreement.

Buying your first house is a big financial commitment. A Declaration of Trust protects both parties.

Legally, when you buy a property with a partner you can be joint tenants where you have equal rights to the whole property, or tenants in common where you own different shares of the property. There are consequences and considerations for both types of ownership so it’s important to choose what is right for you.

How long will it take?

We do our best to ensure it happens as quickly as possible. However, there are many other parties involved, like search providers, mortgage lenders, the rest of the chain and other solicitors. We have no control over their turnaround times.

Can you chase?

We are very proactive and will contact third parties when needed. However, make use of your estate agents. They are best placed to chase, as they’re are able to contact the seller, buyer, other estate agents or solicitors directly.

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Hear what our clients say about our Zoe Touhey

Complex property lease and delays overcome to create first home

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Title restrictions overcome with expertise

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