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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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors East Sussex

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

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Conveyancing in East Sussex Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 06/12/16

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.

Q.

How do I get affordable conveyancing in East Sussex?

A.

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.

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How common is gazumping?

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Gazumping arises when a seller acknowledges the 1st buyer's offer and then rejects it, selecting instead a greater offer. Though gazumping is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a risk. You should instruct an efficient solicitor as soon as you can to reduce the chance of gazumping.

Q.

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

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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.

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May the legal fees incorporate any extra costs?

A.

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.

Q.

I want to complete on the selling of a leasehold flat quickly - are Homeward Legal fast East Sussex conveyancing solicitors ?

A.

Our conveyancing property lawyers always take a highly efficient approach when finishing the conveyance for home sellers.

By utilising the latest technology and document production systems . We give property sellers carefully selected conveyancer incentivised to communicate with the total property chain (line of buyers and sellers) e.g. landlords, to bring about a quick move.

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Which local authority is responsible for East Sussex?

  • East Sussex intersects with the following local authorities: Brighton & Hove City Council, King's House, Grand Avenue, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2LS, contact: 01273 290 000
  • Eastbourne Borough Council, Town Hall, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UG, contact: 01323 410 000
  • Hastings Borough Council, Town Hall, Queens Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1QR, contact: 0845 274 1066
  • Lewes District Council, 32 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2LX, contact: 01273 471 600
  • Rother District Council, Town Hall, Bexhill- on- Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3JX, contact: 01424 787 878
  • Rother District Council, Town Hall, Bexhill- on- Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3JX, contact: 1425 787 878
  • Rother District Council, Town Hall, Bexhill- on- Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3JX, contact: 1427 787 878
  • Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0BT, contact: 01883 722 000
  • Wealden District Council, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX, contact: 01323 443 322
  • Q.

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

    A.

    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 .

    Q.

    As a consequence of the catastrophic flooding in the UK in April 2012 I am wondering whether property conveyancing searches aren't exacting enough?

    A.

    Property environmental searches conducted by a conveyancer in East Sussex should include the far more rigorous flood search if required.

    If you are still worried it may be worth trying to contact a neighbour of the property.

     
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