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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lancing

Why would I use a Lancing conveyancing firm when online alternatives are more affordable?

Its a good idea to shop around for conveyancing costs in Lancing and you should seek a reasonable estimate but don’t expend your energy searching for the lowest priced Lancing conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a smooth and a stressful move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from a trusted conveyancer. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a phone discussion and are no substitute for a face to face consultation. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor that will tackle your conveyancing from from the outset to completion, giving the sort of continuity that you rarely receive from an web based conveyancer. He or She will contact you regularly to update you on headway and keep you informed. Should it ever be necessary to contact the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll endeavour to make sure that you are in the know.

Do the conveyancing solicitors via your comparison service handle attended exchange conveyancing in Lancing?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct personalised exchanges. You should call us to obtain a conveyancing quote and details as to availability.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Lancing?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Lancing your lawyer will request that you put them with funds to cover the search fees. Normally this is asked for to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is payable against the purchase price then this will be required shortly in advance of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is due should be transferred a few days prior to the day of completion.

Will our lawyer be raising enquiries concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Lancing.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers specialising in conveyancing in Lancing. Plenty of people will acquire a property in Lancing, completely aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Solicitors are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a number of checks that can be undertaken by the buyer or by their solicitors which can give them a better appreciation of the risks in Lancing. The conventional set of completed inquiry forms supplied to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a usual inquiry of the vendor to find out if the premises has suffered from flooding. If flooding has previously occurred which is not disclosed by the vendor, then a buyer may bring a compensation claim stemming from an inaccurate answer. A purchaser’s lawyers should also carry out an environmental report. This should reveal if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, further investigations should be initiated.

Have purchased a a detached house in Lancing , how long should it take for the Land Registry to record the transfer to my name? My Lancing conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to be certain the land registry aspects are concluded.

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Lancing registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry communicate with any third parties. At present roughly three quarters of such applications are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Registration is effected after the purchaser is living at the property so an expedited registration is not always an essential issue yet if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your lawyers must contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

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