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Conveyancing in Littlehampton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 25/04/17

Littlehampton points of interest

Barnham Sussex Windmill, Tortington St Mary Magdalene Churches Conservation Trust and Arundel Castle Castle are around Littlehampton.

Littlehampton station is around a mile from Littlehampton and the closest airport to Littlehampton is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport (11 miles s).

The most convenient hospital is Goring Hall Worthing.

Q.

I am looking for a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing. What is included?

A.

Several firms advertise cheap conveyancing. However extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Fees should be fair and reasonable and only apply to matters if your lawyer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

Q.

We are buying an extended maisonette in a designated conservation areas, how do I uncover information on the present standard of repair of the conservation area?

A.

Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced details on the condition of conservation areas in Littlehampton and across England as well as the vulnerability of the area. Local conservation areas are nominated by Arun who preserve things like public spaces to the halting of derelict buildings.

Q.

We are purchasing a £969000, what will be calculated for SDLT?

A.

Stamp Duty is dependent on the purchase price of the house or flat. Stamp duty will be £38760 on a £969000 home.*

*This information correct as of June 2012

Q.

How much would the conveyancing searches in Littlehampton be?

A.

Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. The most frequently used searches include an environmental search.

Q.

What can I do to defer paying HMRC stamp duty?

A.

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is due for property over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty scheme should be treated with extreme caution, as such schemes are costly and can be very unlikely to succeed.

Q.

Does my solicitor in Littlehampton report back to me about the amount to be paid of council tax for a Band B house prior to completing on the purchase?

A.

The property lawyer will consult with the appropriate Arun local authority to enquire about the correct council tax band and rates, which will then be included in the conveyancing report on title. The latest council tax charges for homes in Littlehampton are set out in detail on the Arun local authority site. At the time of writing on 21 October 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,015.00
  • Band B - £1,184.00
  • Band C - £1,353.00
  • Band D - £1,522.00
  • Band E - £1,860.00
  • Band F - £2,198.00
  • Band G - £2,537.00
  • Band H - £3,044.00

Q.

Is there anything we are supposed to do to make our Littlehampton conveyancing faster?

A.

Firstly, contacting a proactive, diligent conveyancing solicitor is key fast conveyancing. There are various jobs you, as the purchaser, could do to get moving sooner, including, responding to all correspondence via the fastest means, clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements and requesting regular updates from your conveyancing solicitor and keep the pressure on.

Q.

May the fees for my conveyancing include any hidden costs?

A.

No. Homeward Legal's solicitors never charge any hidden fees. Your quote for conveyancing in Littlehampton is an single, accurate price.

 
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