By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"A team you can count on throughout your property transaction."
When selling, buying or remortgaging a house or flat in Lewes, you will have to instruct a lawyer to look after the legal work on your behalf.
Our panel of solicitors have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Lewes and across East Sussex. Our highly proactive approach often means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our conveyancing solicitors perform all the legal work for your move for a fixed cost of conveyancing.
We do not charge you any solicitors fees, if your East Sussex house move does not complete.
With area experience, your solicitor will lead you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Monk's House National Trust Glynde Place Historic Houses Association and Firle Place Historic Houses Association are in Lewes.
Lewes's nearest airport is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport. Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 22 miles and Shoreham Airport is 14 miles away. Lewes's closest station is Lewes at 1 mile s.
The closest hospital to Lewes is Lewes Victoria.Q.
Many property lawyers promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional fees will be included in the solicitor's terms. Extra charges which are listed in the solicitor's terms ought to be fair. They be applied only where the conveyancer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on a quote. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
Residential property in Lewes is contaminated by a range of natural and human-influenced issues, and an environmental search will reveal the extent to which a house is impacted by contaminants such as limestone or gypsum quarrying or other land contamination.Q.
Soil contamination is closed monitored. Metal contamination of top-soil in Lewes is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contamination, will also be included in an environmental search.
Conveyancing searches conducted by your conveyancing solicitor in Lewes will also include a far more informative Landmark flood search if required.
If you are anxious why not try to approach a neighbour of the property.Q.
Most lenders in Lewes are on our Lewes solicitors' panel. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Independant Mortgage Matters, 81 High St, Lewes, BN7 1XN.Q.
The lawyer will carry out searches find out if the property is inside a conservation area and whether any alterations have essential permission from the Lewes authority.Q.
Your property solicitor will consult with the Lewes local council to ask about the current council tax rates, which will be set out in the report on title. The latest tax charges for residents of Lewes are set out at the Lewes council website. At the time of writing (09 September 2012) band rates are:
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is due for home purchases over 125,000 pounds. We do not advise home buyers arrange any form of stamp duty avoidance, as such schemes are costly and very risky. There have been certain legal initiatives, such as relief for buyers in 'disadvantaged areas'. Your solicitor will advise as to your eligibility.