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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Wittering

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in West Wittering costs more?

West Wittering leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in West Wittering

Two types of professional can perform conveyancing in West Wittering namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals administer the legal services that required to complete the sale or acquisition of property. Both are required to conduct West Wittering conveyancing to the same standards and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally carried out and that all requirements and procedures should be accurately attended to.

This question may be naive but I am new to the home moving as a 1st time buyer of a two bedroom flat in West Wittering. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my lawyer? If so, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in West Wittering?

On the day of completion you do not need to go to the conveyancers office in West Wittering. Your solicitors will arrange to send the completion advance to the vendor’s lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be invited to receive the keys from the selling Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

Planning on purchasing a flat in West Wittering. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the West Wittering conveyancing practitioner is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel.

I am purchasing a house and the lawyer has raised the issue of Chancel Repair to which the property could be liable given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has recommended insurance. Is this strictly necessary for conveyancing in West Wittering

Unless a prior purchase of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you may take it that solicitors conducting conveyancing in West Wittering to continue to propose a a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

We're first time buyers - had an offer accepted, but the property agent has warned us that the vendor will only proceed if we instruct the agent's recommended conveyancers as they are insisting on an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a family solicitor with experience of conveyancing in West Wittering

We suspect that the owner is not behind this ultimatum. Should the owner desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a genuine buyer is not the way to achieve this. Bypass the agents and go straight to the sellers and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to go, with mortgage lined up © you do not need to sell (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you will continue to appoint your own,trusted West Wittering conveyancing lawyers - not the ones that will earn the negotiator at the agency a kickback or achieve conveyancing figures set by head office.

My brother is buying a shared ownership flat in West Wittering. He has received an estimate by the conveyancing practitioner connected to the estate agents and it came to £1156 . It was fifteen years ago I sold and bought a property and it cost was £450. Have fees really gone up that much?

What does the conveyancing estimate include? Is it just for the legal fees, or what you will be paying in total (for example West Wittering searches, land registry fees, etc)

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