By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"A solicitor team you can count on throughout your home move."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging a house or flat in Hartfield, you must instruct a solicitor to take care of legal side of things on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's network of solicitors have years of experience of conveyancing in Hartfield and across East Sussex.Our pragmatic approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the legal work for your move for a fixed rate.
You will not be charged any property legal fees for buying and selling a home, if your East Sussex house move does not complete.
With local expertise, your solicitor will guide you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest station to Hartfield is Ashurst, approximately 3 miles away and Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 12 miles from Hartfield. Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 13 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 17 miles away.
Burrswood Groombridge is the neighbouring hospital to Hartfield.Q.
The confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However extra fees will be included in small print. Excited buyers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. The quote must also state the disbursements to be paid. Additional costs should be fair and clearly defined.Q.
It is heavily suggested that property purchasers book a home buyer survey. Buyers should be aware that there are many issues that affect a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover. These can include dry rot or failed double glazing.Q.
Parts of Hartfield considered be of special architectural or historic interest, like country house estates, may be designated as areas of conservation. The local authority will advise further about local areas of conservation, and the solicitor handling your purchase will discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.
No. Our solicitors do not hide any extra, hidden charges for Hartfield conveyancing. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs. You may face a much greater total fee when you have completed.Q.
Hartfield industrial or agricultural can cause topsoil contamination. Data on many contaminants, such as water contaminants such as pesticides, will be included in an environmental search.Q.
A solicitor will always check if your new home is affected by a designated conservation area, and if so whether any modifications have required consents from the local planning authority.Q.
The Stamp Duty you will owe will depend on the purchase price. On a £375000 residential property, stamp duty will be £11250.*
*This information correct as of December 2012Q.
The lawyer will contact the Wealden local council to discover the latest council tax charges which will then be set out in the conveyancing report on title.
Council tax rates for homes in Hartfield are set out on the Wealden local authority site. At the time of writing (21 February 2013) the rates are: