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Transfer of Equity in East Sussex

A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for East Sussex clients every week.

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Conveyancing in East Sussex Q & A's

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Updated: 26/10/16

Useful nearby travel and public service details:

East Sussex's closest airport is Gatwick South Terminal Airport. Stonegate train station is approximately 7 miles from East Sussex.

Uckfield is a nearby hospital.


How do I get affordable conveyancing in East Sussex?


Numerous firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Any additional costs listed in your solicitor's terms should be fair. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


May the legal fees incorporate any extra costs?


It is unfortunate that hidden fees are not uncommon in conveyancing. Homeward Legal do not hide any hidden costs. Your quote for conveyancing in East Sussex is an single, accurate price the legal costs for your move.


Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to move quickly on auction conveyancing in East Sussex?


In fact we work closely with auctioneers and frequently do the legal work for bidders at auction. Our specialist property lawyers have acted for countless bidders at regional residential property auctions that include Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Experienced bidders always appoint a residential conveyancing lawyer as soon as they can for a detailed report of the auction legal pack well in advance of the day of bidding.

After the auction day your lawyer is absolutely able to concentrate on concluding the legal side of things in a month as usually required .


Our mortgage lender is Yorkshire Bank - what will I need to check?


Buyers should be aware that some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel', potentially

creating increased conveyancing costs for buyers. We are able to act for the majority of lenders.


Does our professional conveyancing solicitor in East Sussex report back to me about the cost of the council tax on a Band A property before completion?


The lawyer will write to the relevant Rother local council to ask about the latest council tax charges which should then be set out in the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax rates for homes in East Sussex are published on the Rother council site. At the time of authoring, 31 December 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,059.00
  • Band B - £1,236.00
  • Band C - £1,412.00
  • Band D - £1,589.00
  • Band E - £1,942.00
  • Band F - £2,295.00
  • Band G - £2,648.00
  • Band H - £3,178.00


Which East Sussex mortgage lenders do you work with?


Of lenders with local offices proximate to East Sussex, we with all the major companies. East Sussex lenders and mortgage specialists include Paxton Associates, 1 Forest Dene/Forest Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5EX, N R G, 318 Seaside, Eastbourne, BN22 7RH, and Finance Planning Ltd, 87 High St, Uckfield, TN22 1RJ.


The property seller looks to have fitted inappropriate stone cladding to the property in East Sussex which we think might breach local conservation area criteria


Your solicitor to ascertain if the property is within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have required consents from the Rother council. In the absence of any consents, your East Sussex conveyancing solicitor will recommend the options, which include obtaining from the appropriate local authority or obtaining indemnity insurance.


We are buying on a East Sussex ex-industrial site. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste like aluminium?


Some metal contamination may have occurred throughout East Sussex, but contaminated land areas are labelled as such if the danger to the environment is judged to be too great. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including food-processing waste.