By Frances Traynor
24th April 2018
"A team to trust throughout your property transaction."
If you are selling or buying a house or flat in Rottingdean, you should instruct a lawyer to complete the legal work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's panel of conveyancing solicitors have many years experience helping home buyers and sellers in Rottingdean and throughout East Sussex and our pragmatic approach means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Property lawyers who handle all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed cost.
If for any reason your East Sussex house move does not complete you will not be charged any conveyancing fees for buying and selling a property.
With Rottingdean experience, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest airport to Rottingdean is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport (11 miles s). Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles and Shoreham Airport is 11 miles away. Moulsecoomb train station is about 4 miles from Rottingdean.
The most convenient hospital is Nuffield Brighton.Q.
Lack of clarity over this topic affects many sellers and buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many property lawyers promote theoretically cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Excited sellers and buyers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any additional charges should be fair. They be applicable solely where the solicitor must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
Areas deemed to be of architectural or historic interest, such as 18th century suburbs, will be designated as conservation areas. You may wish to contact the local authority for further information, but your lawyer will address this during the conveyancing process.Q.
A Rottingdean property lawyer will carry out environmental searches if the initial searches identifies any kind of Rottingdean flood risk.
You may be able to converse with a local resident to gain more confidence.Q.
An experienced lawyer makes an application for environmental searches that incorporate Rottingdean area flood risk information. In some cases your property lawyer in Rottingdean may advise a substantially more detailed local Rottingdean flood risk search.Q.
The lawyer will contact the Lewes local authority to find out the appropriate council tax band and rates, which will be set out in the title report. Up-to-date rates for residents of Rottingdean are tabled online at the Lewes council website. On (07 March 2013) the different rates are:
This occurs when the first purchaser's offer is accepted but then rejected by the seller and then selecting a higher offer. There is almost always a danger of being gazumped. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct a solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer.Q.
The Homeward Legal partnership work in conjunction with most lenders who are Council of Mortgage Lenders-approved. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Rottingdean, including Pace Kathy Associates, Flat 24 Berriedale House/251-255 Kingsway, Hove, BN3 4HD, Conti Overseas, Sheridan House/Western Rd, Hove, BN3 1DD, and Mortgage World, Westerman Complex/School Rd, Hove, BN3 5HX.Q.
Lewes planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by the solicitor in the process of the conveyancing should confirm if the property is in a conservation area and any evidence of consent for additions to the property will be requested.