Can you recommend a Bank of Ireland accepted East Sussex conveyancing lawyer that can complete within 10 days? Am I best advised to go for a local East Sussex conveyancer or an internet conveyancer?
We would be happy to suggest some excellent East Sussex conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the high street in East Sussex. Visit some well established firms and request to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Mention your requirements together with the reasons and get an assurance on your deadline. Appoint the lawyer that you trust.
In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in East Sussex? Is this really warranted?
You are right in these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in East Sussex. However these days you will not be able to proceed with any conveyancing process if you have not handing over evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence as well as a council tax bill. Please note that if you are supplying your driving licence as proof of identification it needs to be both the paper part as well as the photo card part, one is not sufficient without the other.
Evidence of the origin of monies is necessary in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. Don’t be offended when you are asked to produce this as your lawyer must have this information on file. Your East Sussex conveyancing lawyer will require evidence of proof of funds prior to accepting any monies from you into their client account and they may also ask further queries regarding the source of monies.
What can a local search reveal regarding the house we're buying in East Sussex?
East Sussex conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for instance Onsearch The local search is essential in every East Sussex conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your new home. The search should provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject sections.
I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in East Sussex. Now, I need the documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in East Sussex of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
Whilst your website is a good idea there are many lawyers listed near East Sussex being on the bank conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a specific firm on the conveyancing panel for our bank?
We are not in the business of recommending one firm above another as the right East Sussex conveyancing firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with East Sussex knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. We recommend that you speak to 3 or 4 lawyers listed before you make your choice..