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Conveyancing in Lancing Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/10/17

Things to do in Lancing

High Salvington Sussex Windmill, Museum of D - Day Aviation Aviation Museum and Bramber Castle English Heritage are situated in Lancing.

Lancing's nearest airport is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport. Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles and Shoreham Airport is 2 miles away. The nearest station to Lancing is Lancing, approximately a mile away.

The closest hospital to Lancing is Worthing.

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I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Lancing. What should be watch out for?

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Several firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. The conveyancing quote ought to list the disbursements to be paid.Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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Is it important to get a chancel search when you are buying in Lancing?

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Chancel repair liability can require residential property owners to cover the cost of repairs to a local church. A chancel search checks that such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. A solicitor will be able to advise further. Church of England properties in Lancing include St James the Less and St Michael & All Angels.

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What local factors can affect land in Lancing. Are these checked for thoroughly?

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A wide range of contaminants caused by natural and human-influenced issues can spoil land in Lancing, and an environmental search should reveal if a home could be affected by Lancing contaminants including proximity to scrap yards.

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In 3 months we are hoping to move out of our period house in Lancing into our next abode in Hurstpierpoint what is the right point to select a house removal firm?

The best advice is to put off instructing removals until such time as you and the other side has agreed your completion date that frequently occurs once final contracts are signed.

There are many local and national companies including Perfect Removals Nationwide Ltd, 18 Malthouse Cl, Sompting, Lancing, BN15 0EF Call: 01903 841117 or B Moved, 30 Kings Rd, Lancing, BN15 8DZ Telephone: 01903 766246.

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Would ordering a building survey be a good idea when purchasing a house in Lancing?

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It is strongly recommended that buyers arrange a RICS surveyor to undertake a survey. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of defects which affect a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation. These include dry rot or failed double glazing.

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The purchase is completing next April. What will be calculated for SDLT?

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The rate of stamp duty due is based on a small number of factors, primarily the house's purchase price. It will be £13170 on a £439000 house.

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Property environmental searches are standard procedure for home buyers but with recent weather changes such as the surface water flooding in West Sussex are they sufficient to find out enough about the Lancing area flood risk?

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A competent Lancing conveyancing solicitor should apply for rigorous conveyancing and environmental searches if the enviro search spots a significant risk Lancing flood risk area

It could be worth trying to converse with a next door neighbour to gain further comfort if still concerned or local West Sussex flood damage builder - e.g. G C Builders & Maintenance, 10 Carisbrooke Close, Lancing, BN15 0HF Tel: 01903 755575.

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Will the property solicitor in Lancing report back to me about the cost of the council tax on a Band E flat before exchange?

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A conveyancer will approach the relevant Adur local council to ascertain the relevant council tax rates, which should be set out in the title report. The correct charges for residents of Lancing are set out in detail on the Adur local authority website. On, 24 October 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,059.00
  • Band B - £1,235.00
  • Band C - £1,412.00
  • Band D - £1,588.00
  • Band E - £1,941.00
  • Band F - £2,294.00
  • Band G - £2,647.00
  • Band H - £3,176.00