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Conveyancing in Felpham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/07/17

Read about the Felpham area ;

The closest airport to Felpham is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport. Shoreham Airport is 16 miles and Bembridge IoW Airport is 22 miles away. Felpham's nearest station is Bognor Regis.

The closest hospital to Felpham is Bognor War Memorial.

Q.

There are lots of 'cheap' offers, but how do we find a good one? We need to find a fixed rate conveyancing estimate.

A.

Many online and high street solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms. This small print is often not read by homeowners in a hurry.

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My wife and I are buying in Felpham. Can I find out whether the residence is in a conservation area?

A.

Parts of Felpham considered be of historical or architectural value, like fishing villages, may be registered as areas of conservation. The council will offer more information about local areas of conservation, and the lawyer handling your purchase will discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.

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Will we need to get a chancel search? I am purchasing a maisonette next to rectory land in Felpham.

A.

Property owners in Felpham may be subject to chancel repair liability. Some names or words such as 'abbeylands' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel liability may apply. Felpham Church of England properties where a chancel search may be appropriate include St Mary the Virgin.

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Will we need a building surveyor to investigate this home purchase?

A.

It is highly recommended that home buyers book a surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of problems which can

negatively affect a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover. These can include unsafe chimney circulation.

Q.

I really need fast Felpham property lawyers, is that your solicitors?

A.

Our lawyers take a proactive modus operandi to completing the conveyancing process.

By employing the latest automated practice management systems . We always allocate home movers a regulated solicitor prepared to exert pressure with all parties in the property chain for example other sellers agents, to accomplish a quick sale.

Q.

Conveyancing solicitors in Felpham conduct varied property conveyancing searches when they are instructed to act for a purchaser but what particular ones?

A.

If purchasing and applying for a mortgage a mortgage lender mandates at least - Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental as well as any special local Felpham searches e.g. a Index Map.

Q.

For a fast conveyancing transaction to buy a £270,000 house, what do we need to do?

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Primarily, finding a proactive property lawyer is essential to a fast transaction. There are several tasks you as the purchaser can do to speed up the process. These include:

  • calling or emailing your property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • answering any queries raised by your property lawyer as soon as possible
  • if you intend to get a house survey, doing so as early as you can

Q.

Which lender panels in Felpham are your solicitors members of?

A.

Of lenders with branches nearby Felpham, Homeward Legal work with the bulk of them. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Makala Mortgages & Finance Services Ltd, Briarcroft/Fontwell Av, Eastergate, Chichester, PO20 3RY.

 
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