Find a Rottingdean Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Rottingdean? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Rottingdean transaction at risk of delay or failure.

Only LenderPanel.com provides a subset of authorised Rottingdean conveyancers for over 130 lenders.

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rottingdean

I have an AIP. The bank mentioned the home loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to instruct their panel conveyancer as I would much rather appoint a Rottingdean based conveyancing firm?

Do check but the the likelihood is that appoint one of their panel lawyers where you accept the "fee-free" offer. Speak to the mortgage company and ask if they make available a monetary alternative. It is not unheard for a lender to give a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case that money can go towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor in Rottingdean.

My stepmother advised me that in purchasing a property in Rottingdean there may be various restrictions as to what one can do in terms of external changes to a property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Rottingdean which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Rottingdean should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I am due to move house in September. Should my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Rottingdean. Conveyancing firm was chosen prior to coming across your site.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the house keys from your estate agent however this can only happen when the previous owners lawyers confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be passed over. You should tell the removal company that they can start moving you in. We do not suggest a particular removal company but can help you choose a residential property solicitor in Rottingdean or a solicitor that specialises in conveyancing in Rottingdean.

Completion of my purchase has taken place for my property in Rottingdean. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Rottingdean is the location of the property. Can you offer any opinion?

Flying freeholds in Rottingdean are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Rottingdean you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Rottingdean may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

Is there anything unique about your site and alternative online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in Rottingdean?

At this site obtain a conveyancing quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the nuances of your conveyancing in Rottingdean. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we do not have referral deals with solicitors. A large number of agents and online brokers 'recommend' the firm paying the highest commission, rather than the best value conveyancing in Rottingdean

Looking forward to complete next month on a garden flat in Rottingdean. Conveyancing lawyers inform me that they report fully within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Rottingdean should include some of the following:

    Alterations to the flat Does the lease require carpeting throughout thus preventing wood flooring? The total ownership of the property. This may be the flat itself but may include a attic or cellar if appropriate. You should know if the lease allows you to change or upgrade anything in the flat- you should know whether it relates to all alterations or just structural alteration, and whether licences for alterations is required Advice as to the provision in the lease to pay service charges - with regard to both the building, and the wider rights a lessee has
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Rottingdean please enquire of your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in Rottingdean.

I inherited a leasehold flat in Rottingdean, conveyancing was carried out in 2009. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Rottingdean with an extended lease are worth £207,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £60 yearly. The lease comes to an end on 21st October 2081

With 57 years unexpired the likely cost is going to be between £28,500 and £33,000 plus professional fees.

The figure that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to advice on a more accurate figure without more comprehensive due diligence. Do not use this information in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

Last updated

Find out more about how flying freehold can affect your the value of a property.