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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chichester

Why would I appoint a Chichester conveyancing practice when national alternatives are less expensive?

Its a good idea to compare conveyancing costs in Chichester and you should seek an affordable fee calculation but don’t be focused with getting the lowest priced Chichester conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a seamless and a distressing home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced solicitor. Emails can't take the place of a phone discussion and can never replicate a one to one consultation. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from beginning to end, providing a level of personalised service that you will never get with an web based conveyancer. Our lawyers will update you as to any developments making sure that you are never in the dark. Should it ever be necessary to call the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll be sure you are kept fully informed.

Our mortgage company has recommended a law firm on their panel based in Chichester but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Chichester or nearer to where I live. Are you able to help?

Far from all Chichester conveyancing firms are approved and listed on all banks conveyancing panel. Please make the most of our search tool to locate a Chichester conveyancing conveyancer on the on the bank panel.

How does conveyancing in Chichester differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Chichester approach us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is built. This is because developers in Chichester usually buy the site, 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 conveyancing solicitors 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 used to new build conveyancing in Chichester or who has acted in the same development.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Chichester prior to retaining conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to issue a mortgage on such a property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Chichester. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a house in Monmouth but live in Chichester. My solicitor (based 300 miles awayhas requested that I execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Chichester to witness and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Chichester

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