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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Southwick

My IFA says he needs my Southwick solicitor’s panel member for the Nat West conveyancing panel. What is the best way to discover this. I have called my local Southwick branch but they cant find it on their system.

You are best placed to get this information from your Southwick conveyancer . They retain a central record lender panel numbers.

Me and my brother purchased a renovated Victorian house in Southwick. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Britannia. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the matching address. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Southwick and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also enquire as to the situation with the conveyancing lawyer who conducted the conveyancing.

In searching the internet for the phrase conveyancing in Southwick it brings up numerous conveyancersin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancer for purchase transaction?

The preferential method of choosing the right conveyancer is through a trusted referral, so ask colleagues and those you trust who have bought a property in Southwick or a reputable estate agent or mortgage broker. Charges for conveyancing in Southwick vary, so it's advisable to secure at least three estimates from varying types of property lawyers. Be sure to seek confirmation what costs in the quote includes.

I am in need of some leasehold conveyancing in Southwick. Before I set the wheels in motion I would like to find out the remaining lease term.

If the lease is registered - and most are in Southwick - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Southwick - Sample of Questions you should consider before Purchasing

    Can you tell me if there are any major works in the near future that could add a premium to the service costs? On the whole the outlay for major works are not included within service charges, albeit that some managing agents in Southwick ask leasehold owners to contribute towards a reserve fund and this is used to offset against major works. This information is useful as a) areas may cause problems for the block as the common areas may start to deteriorate if maintenance are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the running of the building you will need to have full disclosure

I have been informed by numerous friends that it can take up to two months for Southwick conveyancing to complete.This was four weeks ago. The paperwork was only received from the vendors lawyer yesterday so does the time start running now?

Do not rely on moving on a certain date until contracts are exchanged. Regardless of the assurances the people you are acquiring from or selling to make, or your financial adviser gives don't rely on them. More stress is caused to buyers and sellers by false promises than anything else.

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