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Conveyancing in Rottingdean Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

Rottingdean key data:

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.

On the purchase of a £504,000 residence, what will be the fees? We are trying to find an affordable Rottingdean conveyancing quote.

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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.

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Do you have good solicitors that deal with the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Rottingdean?

A.

Our property solicitors frequently take instructions from auction buyers and sellers. We strongly recommend buyers to choose a fast conveyancing lawyer well in advance of the date of the auction to give enough time for a thorough investigation. Immediately following the actual auction, your property conveyancing lawyer will need to be able to concentrate on briskly carry out the auction conveyancing process in the 28 day time frame, a requirement of standard auction conditions.

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We have taken out a conveyancing quote from you. Could there be any hidden charges?

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Unfortunately, the practice of hiding extra costs in the 'small print' is quite common. Homeward Legal's solicitors never charge any extra, hidden costs. You should be aware that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes. The final bill you receive may be much more.

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Where look for ascertain whether the Rottingdean conservation area I am buying in is in a poor state?

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Local conservation areas are set up by the local Lewes planning authority, who regulate the state of the area including things like poorly maintained roads, dormer windows and what can be demolished. Following a campaign, English Heritage now maintain a detailed list on the state of repair of conservation areas in England along with the exposure to deterioration.

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Which local authority is responsible for Rottingdean?

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Rottingdean is located in Lewes District Council, 32 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2LX, contact: 01273 471 600

Q.

For a fast completion to buy a £320,000 property, what should we do?

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Most importantly, moving faster is essential to is to employing a proactive, diligent conveyancing solicitor. When finding a suitable a conveyancing solicitor, ask yourself the following: Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact Do they order searches immediately? Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?

Q.

Can you advise how to circumvent paying stamp duty to the Revenue?

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Homeward Legal firmly advise against any stamp duty mitigation scheme. Such schemes are often uneconomical and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself.

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What amount of time does the legal work to sell property require? I already have an offer.

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In general, the time needed to sell or purchase a property does vary, according to a broad set of aspects. We strive to ensure the matter is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.

 
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