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Conveyancing in Seaford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 12/01/17

Local information:

Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport is 18 miles from Seaford. Seaford's closest train station is Seaford Sussex at 1 mile s.

The nearest hospital is Eastbourne District General.

Q.

Please confirm the cheapest fee for a £383,000 residence? We are looking for affordable conveyancing in Seaford.

A.

This topic catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs may inflate your final invoice. Additional costs listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable and clear. A quote must also state any disbursements.Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

Q.

Which factors can affect land in Seaford. Are these comprehensively investigated?

A.

Several contaminants caused by factors caused by man and by nature may spoil Seaford property, like petroleum and fuel sites. An environmental search will give more detail.

Q.

Environmental searches are standard procedure but considering recent events for example the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since records began are they actually good enough to determine enough about the Seaford flood risk area?

A.

Property environmental searches handled by a Seaford conveyancing solicitor should include a more informative search (Landmark) if required.

If you are still anxious you can approach a neighbour of the property or regional East Sussex flood repair builder, for example: Robinson Bros, Sutton Rd, Seaford, BN25 4QH Tel: 01323 491998.

Q.

We are buying at auction and would like ensure a fast conveyancing transaction, what do we need to aim for?

Experienced buyers will tell you that a fast conveyancing transaction is essential to is to employing a proactive lawyer. Additionally, there are several things you, as the buyer, can also do. These include:

  • responding to all correspondence via the fastest means
  • ordering a property survey early in the transaction
  • calling or emailing the lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays

Q.

Will we need to get searches for chancel liability? I am buying a home next to a church constructed around the 14th Century in Seaford.

A.

In Seaford, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to contribute towards the cost of upkeep of a local church. Several sources are used to determine liability in Seaford, including parish archives. Ecclesiastical properties in the area include St Leonard's and St Luke's.

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I am purchasing a church rectory in Chailey. Are we advised to get a chancel search?

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Whichever Seaford parish in which you are purchasing, a conveyancing lawyer may suggest a chancel search. In Seaford's much older areas, chancel repair dues can be collected on the current owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils may have spared previous owners or tenants.

Q.

We would prefer to complete on the conveyancing on our auctioned property as soon as possible, are you very fast Seaford solicitors ?

A.

Often property solicitors companies are passive which can cause unnecessary pressure to the home selling process.

We only allocate you to conveyancing property lawyers which endeavour to communicate up and down the property chain (sequence of buyers and sellers) . In addition , our conveyancing lawyers are selected because they rely on speed focused local authority and land registry integrated and IT systems to complete your house move fast.

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What search enquiries will the Seaford conveyancer get when acting on a Seaford flat?

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Normal conveyancing procedure is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environmental and Gypsum as well as any specific local searches e.g. a Subsidence report.

 
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