Conveyancing In Brighton Q & A's
How long on average should I expect it to take my assigned property lawyer to conduct all of the conveyancing formalities on the top floor of Regency property we are buying?
It can take anywhere from 1 month to twelve weeks, which can depend on any number of things for example the efficiency of the vendor's property solicitor, or the number of people in the chain. Homeward Legal's property solicitors are highly results-focused completing as quickly as achievable.
Our mortgage lender is Britannia, what do we need to consider now?
In some cases, lenders may have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel', which can potentially create greater conveyancing costs for property buyers who have to pay their own solicitor and the bank’s. Homeward Legal is allowed to act for most mortgage lenders, eliminating the need for a second solicitor.
How many mortgage lenders in Brighton do you work with?
Most lenders in Brighton are on our panels, meaning we can usually work with any lender.
Local mortgage lenders and brokers in Brighton include:
Do I need a chancel search? We are buying a property on the same street as a parson's close in Brighton.
As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Brighton which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for upkeep of nearby church property. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. Your conveyancing solicitor can provide more details. Church lands in the local area include St Michael & All Angels, The Chapel Royal, St John the Evangelist and St Alban.
Will my Brighton solicitor conduct personal or official searches for my home purchase?
The conveyancing solicitor in charge of your transaction will brief you on the best type of search, depending on local authority turnaround times and other factors.
For personal searches, your solicitor will need to find a local search company such as Searches UK - 0800 043 1815.