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A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Conveyancing in Steyning Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

Steyning's nearest airport is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport (4 miles). Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 21 mile and Shoreham Airport is 5 miles away. The nearest train station to Steyning is Lancing.

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Local points of interest in Steyning

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High Salvington Sussex Windmill, Bramber Castle English Heritage and Museum of D - Day Aviation Aviation Museum are situated in Steyning.

The neighbouring hospital for Steyning is Southlands Shoreham.

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How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? We need a discount conveyancing quote in Steyning.

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Various firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra charges will be included in the terms that unknowing home owners have not reviewed Any additional costs should be fair.

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Do we need to instruct the law firm referred by our local agent?

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It is common practice for agents to refer a solicitors firm. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, it may be the case that the agent recommends the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.

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How much does our conveyancing searches on average cost?

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With a Homeward Legal solicitor, clients are charged at most £249 for conveyancing searches. Searches are paid to a third party, and are charged at cost.

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The property being purchased is on a ex-industrial use land. Can the soil still be contaminated?

The risks posed by soil contamination to Steyning inhabitants are usually low. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contamination, will be included in an environmental search.

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How can I avoid being gazumped?

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This occurs when the 1st purchaser's offer is, following agreement, later rejected by the seller, choosing instead a second buyer's offer. The will be a risk of gazumping in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. Consider instructing a conveyancing solicitor early to reduce the chance of your offer being gazumped.

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Steyning conveyancers order a variety of property conveyancing searches when they are instructed by a home buyer - which particular ones?

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If purchasing and obtaining a mortgage the lender will expect a specified set of searches, including these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search and Environmental and occasionally specific searches e.g. a Planning and local information.

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How is Steyning contaminated land checked?

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Residential property in Steyning will be contaminated by a wide range of naturally-occurring factors, and an environmental search should reveal if a specific residence may be affected by local contaminants such as hazardous and regulated installations or sand or clay quarries.

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Does homewardlegal.co.uk advise on the legal conveyancing of property auction properties in Steyning?

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Homeward Legal is accustomed to working with auction buyers and sellers. Often unusual properties are included in property auctions which tend to will want additional. Solicitors therefore encourage that bidders instruct an auction experienced lawyer well before the date of the auction to allow time for an investigation of the legal papers for the lot.

Subsequently, following the day of bidding, your lawyer should be able to concentrate on get through the auction conveyancing process inside 28 days as conventionally required by the auction conditions.

 
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