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Updated: 19/07/17

Things to do in Southwick

Hove Windmill, Museum of D - Day Aviation Aviation Museum and Hove St Andrew Churches Conservation Trust are around Southwick.

The closest train station to Southwick is Southwick, approximately a mile away. The closest airport to Southwick is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport. Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles and Shoreham Airport is 3 miles away.

The closest hospital to Southwick is Southlands Shoreham.


We are looking for a low cost conveyancing quote in Southwick. What do I need to check for?


The confusion over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However extra charges will be included in small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Would it be practical to carry out the legal conveyancing process on our own.


Technically speaking there are no reasons at all why you cant go down that route and complete the legal work without assistance.

That said, a property lawyer carries out a huge number of activities including raising additional enquiries or interpreting the lease some of which require experience.


We want to exchange contracts on the sale of our jointly owned leasehold flat inside 2 months, are you especially fast Southwick solicitors ?


Commonly conveyancers are slow which causes huge stress to the home conveyancing process.

By employing modern IT and e conveyancing systems .

We give you a CQS lawyer practiced at communicate with everyone in the buyer and seller property chain for example managing agent companies, for a fast completion.


In a few weeks I am shortly going to be finally moving out of our period residence near Southwick to our next home in Shoreham By Sea . At what stage to select a removals firm?


Our recommendation is to delay arranging the removals company until such time as all parties have formally agreed a formal completion date that takes place following shortly after when final contracts are signed.

For a local West Sussex company Needhams Removals, 7 The Twitten, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4DB Telephone: 01273 889403 or Needhams Removals, The Twitten, Southwick, Brighton, BN42 4DB on 07955 201197.


What is the council tax on a period detached dwelling in Southwick?


As a rule the conveyancer's title report should give the relevant Sunderland council tax band. The latest tax rates for properties in Southwick are tabled at the Sunderland local authority site. Currently on 05 December 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £896.00
  • Band B - £1,045.00
  • Band C - £1,194.00
  • Band D - £1,343.00
  • Band E - £1,642.00
  • Band F - £1,941.00
  • Band G - £2,239.00
  • Band H - £2,687.00


How is stamp duty tax assessed and what should we budget for a £196000 Southwick home?


Stamp Duty will depend on the value of the property. On a £196000 house, stamp duty will be £1960.


What length of time can conveyancing generally need, on average? The property is also local.


In general, the amount of time taken to transfer a residence varies, affected by a number of aspects, for example, whether either party has a mortgage. For most firms in England and Wales, the average is between 8 to 12 weeks, we however deliver results within six weeks, if possible.


Southwick property solicitors order varied searches if instructed by a property purchaser but what actual searches?


If you are taking out a mortgage lender requires you to the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and, depending on certain criteria, unique particular e.g. a Planning.