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Transfer of Equity in Southwick

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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Updated: 27/10/16

Things to do in Southwick

Hove Windmill, Museum of D - Day Aviation Aviation Museum and Hove St Andrew Churches Conservation Trust are around Southwick.

The closest train station to Southwick is Southwick, approximately a mile away. The closest airport to Southwick is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport. Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles and Shoreham Airport is 3 miles away.

The closest hospital to Southwick is Southlands Shoreham.


We are looking for a low cost conveyancing quote in Southwick. What do I need to check for?


The confusion over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However extra charges will be included in small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


When buying a converted house in a conservation area, how do I uncover more details on the state of upkeep of the conservation area?


Local conservation areas are designated by the local Sunderland planning authority, who administer things like paths to the hindrance of derelict buildings.

English Heritage, a government body, administer information in relation to the condition of conservation areas in addition to the exposure to getting worse.


Do we need a home buyers survey?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors advise that all buyers in Southwick instruct a property surveyor to carry out a survey. There can be many concerns that can affect a property, for example cracks in walls. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


Does Southwick include any designated conservation areas?


Areas considered to be of historical merit, like model housing estates, may be registered as areas of conservation. You may wish to contact the local council for more information, but your conveyancing solicitor will address this during the conveyancing process.


Southwick property solicitors order varied searches if instructed by a property purchaser but what actual searches?


If you are taking out a mortgage lender requires you to the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and, depending on certain criteria, unique particular e.g. a Planning.


What length of time can conveyancing generally need, on average? The property is also local.


In general, the amount of time taken to transfer a residence varies, affected by a number of aspects, for example, whether either party has a mortgage. For most firms in England and Wales, the average is between 8 to 12 weeks, we however deliver results within six weeks, if possible.


In a few weeks I am shortly going to be finally moving out of our period residence near Southwick to our next home in Shoreham By Sea . At what stage to select a removals firm?


Our recommendation is to delay arranging the removals company until such time as all parties have formally agreed a formal completion date that takes place following shortly after when final contracts are signed.

For a local West Sussex company Needhams Removals, 7 The Twitten, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4DB Telephone: 01273 889403 or Needhams Removals, The Twitten, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4DB on 07955 201197.


Would it be practical to carry out the legal conveyancing process on our own.


Technically speaking there are no reasons at all why you cant go down that route and complete the legal work without assistance.

That said, a property lawyer carries out a huge number of activities including raising additional enquiries or interpreting the lease some of which require experience.