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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Sussex

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in West Sussex endorsed by you but stumbled across some other quotes via the web appear cheaper – why is this?

You can find plenty of solicitors promoting pretending to offer cut-price conveyancing, yet more often than not supplementalfees end up with the completion invoice markedly uplifted. In accordance with regulatory requirements fees contained in terms of business should be equitable invoiced The law firms that we list for conveyancing in West Sussex specify all legal fees for the property you intend topurchase.

Are the BSA planning on creating a search tool with a view to to identify firms on the Earl Shilton BS conveyancing panel for example in West Sussex?

We would not expect to be advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a tool.

I bought my flat on 14 October and the transaction details are still not registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in West Sussex advises it will be dealt with in a couple of weeks. Are properties in West Sussex uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in West Sussex registration is no faster or slower than anywhere else in the country. Rather than based on location, timescales can vary depending on who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any interested persons or bodies. Currently approximately 80% of such applications are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Registration takes place once the buyer is living at the property so an expedited registration is not typically an essential issue but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers should communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

What does commercial conveyancing in West Sussex cover?

West Sussex conveyancing for business premises covers a broad range of guidance, provided by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

I am an executor of my recently deceased mum’s Will, with a house in West Sussex which will be sold. The house has never been registered at HMLR and I'm advised that many buyers solicitors will insist that it is in place before they'll proceed. What's the mechanism for this?

In the circumstances that you have set out it seems advisable to seek to register in the names of the personal representative(s) as named in the probate and in their capacity as PRs. HMLR’s online guidance explains how to register for the first time and what is required re the deeds and forms. You would need to include and certified copy of the probate as well and complete the form FR1 to refer to the PRs as the applicant.

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