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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Brighton

Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Brighton even if I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for instance if I want to acquire an office in Brighton with a loan from Accord Mortgages Ltd?

Our comparison service is predominantly utilised to help choose residential conveyancing solicitors in Brighton but we have recorded towards the end of this page a few Brighton commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the firm directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Accord Mortgages Ltd

How does conveyancing in Brighton differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Brighton approach us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is built. This is because builders in Brighton tend to acquire the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Brighton or who has acted in the same development.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Brighton prior to retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will not grant a loan on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Brighton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Brighton to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

What does commercial conveyancing in Brighton cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Brighton covers a broad range of advice, supplied by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

I am using a search engine for the words conveyancing in Brighton it shows results of many conveyancersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right property lawyer for me?

The best method of finding the right conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so ask colleagues and family who have purchased a property in Brighton or the respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Charges for conveyancing in Brighton differ, so it's sensible to request at least four fee calculations from varying types of law firms. Make sure that you know that the fees are fixed.

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