Residential Property

Buying a home is a time of great celebration - if you have instructed the right professionals.

Our qualified lawyers use their specialist local knowledge to anticipate any problems; we then act quickly to find solutions that save you time and money. Our competitive fixed-rate fees are completely transparent, and we will never surprise you with hidden extra costs.

For a no-obligation fee estimate, or to learn more about how we can help you, please call one of our property experts.

  • We have finally settled into our new home and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your excellent service and efforts in helping us purchase our property. Your "above and beyond" efforts at the eleventh hour are a credit to you and Bedell Cristin.
    Client of Bedell Cristin
  • A massive thank you to you and your team for all your help, support and guidance. You have been amazing and we are so thrilled.
    Client of Bedell Cristin
Could we be about to see a rent cap in Jersey?
Residential Property Property 26 Apr 2019 Jersey

Rent prices are increasing year on year. The latest figures from Jersey's housing price index show that, in the second quarter of 2018, rent prices increased by 10 per cent compared with the first quarter of the year.

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Potential reform to Branchage Law to protect wildlife

The use of heavy machinery used in cutting hedges is killing species and destroying biodiversity, therefore campaigners have lobbied to have the law changed.

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Appealing a planning or building decision
Property Residential Property 20 Feb 2019 Jersey

When can I appeal a decision?

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Andium considers opening affordable housing scheme to downsizers
Property Residential Property 11 Feb 2019 Jersey

Jersey’s housing issues have been a continuing topic of discussion in recent years. However, the housing-needs survey published in late January brought the subject to the fore as it estimated that 7,000 new homes would be needed by 2030 (including 1,100 fir...

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Changes introduced to residential lettings in Jersey
Residential Property Property 20 Dec 2018 Jersey

There has been a landslide shift in Jersey over the past five years in landlords’ obligations towards their tenants. The States have stepped in to regulate what had previously been perceived to be a sector that was open to abuse.

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Jersey house prices hit record levels as the States open the door to shared equity schemes
Property Residential Property 27 Feb 2018 Jersey

The States of Jersey have published their report on the Jersey House Price Index for the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Bedell Cristin is shortlisted for Offshore Firm of the Year in the Legal 500 UK Awards 2018
27 Nov 2017 Jersey Guernsey London Singapore BVI

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Bedell Cristin bolsters property team through series of appointments and promotions

Bedell Cristin has bolstered its property team in Jersey through the appointment of Jeff O’Boyle as a Senior Associate and Priya Jobanputra as an Associate.

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Bedell Cristin finalist in two STEP categories
13 Jun 2017 BVI Guernsey Jersey London Singapore

Bedell Cristin is a finalist in two categories of the prestigious STEP Private Client Awards 2017/18.

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Practical guide to property ownership in Jersey
Briefings | 24 Apr 2019

Jersey property law is a distinct system which (although it has been heavily influenced in more recent years by the English regime) has historically developed from Norman-French customary law.

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Purchasing freehold property in Jersey - the basics
Briefings | 19 Apr 2018

Jersey's conveyancing system is unique, complex and, at times, confusing. Therefore, in order to guide you through the various steps of the legal process, we have prepared a simple guide to purchasing freehold property in Jersey.

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The Access to Neighbouring Land (Guernsey) Law, 2016
Briefings | 03 Feb 2017

The Project de Loi entitled The Access to Neighbouring Land (Guernsey) Law, 2016 was registered on 16 January 2017, although it remains subject to Royal Assent. The new legislation provides that where a person requires entry onto neighbouring property for ...

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