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Conveyancing in Lancing Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/04/17

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.

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.

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

A.

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.

Q.

We really need a rapid sale, does your panel any really fast solicitors in Lancing ?

A.

We take an extremely proactive approach when conducting the necessary legal work for home movers.

Our CQS solicitors will communicate from the start to the end of the chain and that use new software and technology systems to exchange on your home move fast.

Q.

My husband and I are purchasing a property in Lancing. Are there any areas of conservation?

A.

Areas considered to be of historic or architectural significance, like 19th century suburbs, may be recognised as areas of conservation. The council will provide more details about local areas of conservation, and the property solicitor handling your purchase will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.

Q.

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

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How will a lawyer in Lancing investigate the risk of floods in Lancing?

A.

An important step in the conveyancing protocol involves the conveyancing lawyer conducting conveyancing searches (environmental) that offer detail on the Lancing flood risk area data.

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?

A.

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

A.

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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