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Conveyancing in Alfriston Q & A's

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Updated: 20/07/17

Local points of interest in Alfriston

Polegate Sussex Windmill, Seaford Seven Sisters Country Park Country Park and Firle Place Historic Houses Association are in the vicinity of Alfriston.

The closest train station to Alfriston is Berwick and the closest airport to Alfriston is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport (20 miles).

The closest hospital to Alfriston is Eastbourne District General.

Q.

We are looking for a cheap solicitor to sell a property. What should be watch out for?

A.

Both high-street and online conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra charges are often hiding in small print that unknowing sellers and buyers have not reviewed Additional charges listed in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable and be applicable if the solicitor must complete unanticipated additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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I am hopefully going to sell our co-owned house in a an auction, will you provide us with fast solicitors in Alfriston ?

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Homeward Legal takes a speed focused method to carrying out conveyancing work. With us, carefully selected solicitors will always attempt to communicate from the beginning to the end of the buyer and seller property chain and use new local authority and land registry integrated and technology systems to exchange on the sale fast.

Q.

Can you explain why the conveyancing process takes such a long time?

A.

The legal work needed to sell or purchase a property could suffer setbacks, we, however, aim to lessen the impact of these delays whenever possible by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible.

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How long should I expect it to take my assigned solicitor to get through the legal work on the top floor of new build property we are purchasing?

The conveyancing process can take anywhere from a month to three months, which can be hampered by various things, such as the speed of the sellers lawyer, or whether your solicitor has to act for your lender. Our highly conveyancing solicitors in Alfriston are highly focused on pushing transactions through you moving home as quickly as achievable.

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Alfriston, and are they checked for thoroughly?

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Land in Alfriston may be contaminated by several natural and human-influenced issues, and an environmental search will confirm if a home can be impacted by contaminants in the area like environmental radon sources.

Q.

The internet has plenty of online explanatory studies about on the subject of doing your own legal work. Do we necessarily need to use a conveyancer in Alfriston ?

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Should you desire t refer to the various books, you can conduct the legal work without using a trained Alfriston lawyer. Above all DIY lawyers are not covered by acceptable indemnity insurance which solicitors are compelled to take out.

Q.

The property in Alfriston being bought is on a brownfield site. Is cobalt (Co) soil contamination likely?

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Alfriston and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include herbicides and groundwater contaminants like detergents.

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We are on a deadline and would like organise a fast purchase, what should we organise to speed up our conveyancing process?

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Finding a communicative conveyancing solicitor is essential to a faster move. There are various jobs you, as the buyer, can also do. These include:

  • ordering a property survey early in the transaction
  • requesting status updates from the conveyancing solicitor regularly
  • replying to your conveyancing solicitor by phone, fax or email

 
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