Buying and selling Information and advice on the legal processes involved with buying and selling a property. Buying a home: the legal process The full legal process involved in buying a house or flat. Selling a home: the legal process The full legal process involved in selling your house or flat. Help with title deeds Find out how to check title deeds or how to change them. Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) LBTT replaces Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) from 1 April 2015.