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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.

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Conveyancing in Lancing Q & A's

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Updated: 04/12/16

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.

Q.

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

A.

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.

Q.

Which Lancing mortgage lenders do you work with?

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Homeward Legal are able to work with all the major lenders assisting Lancing buyers. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Lancing include Compass Mortgages, 38 High St, Steyning, BN44 3YE, Lambert Clive, 7 Mill Hill Gdns, Shoreham-By-Sea, BN43 5TN, and J K Associates, 9 Seahaven Gdns, Shoreham-By-Sea, BN43 5NX.

Q.

I have a reasonable understanding of handling the legal work as a seller of a flat , Might it be risky to carry out the legal conveyancing process on my own?

A.

Technically speaking there are absolutely no arguments why a seller should not take care of he legal process unaided. In reality however, a conveyancer typically handles a long list of jobs ranging from approving pre exchange checklists or identifying conservation area breaches many of which need a qualified solicitor.

AT any rate lawyers always carry indemnity cover that ultimately protects you in the event of any errors made by the lawyer.

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

A.

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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Which local authority is responsible for Lancing?

A.

Lancing is located in Adur District Council, Civic Centre, Ham Road, Shoreham- by- Sea, West Sussex, BN43 6PR, contact: 01273 263 000

Q.

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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What is the authority that is on charge of for overseeing the condition of repair of the conservation areas in Lancing and Lancing?

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English Heritage have created details in relation to the condition of conservation areas along with the trend of the area. Local Lancing conservation areas are created by the local authority (Adur) who maintain conservation area concerns from including things like billboards, rear extensions and what can be developed.

Q.

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

 
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