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Reasons to use our Hastings conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The Hastings conveyancing practitioners that are identified are committed to providing value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Hastings
  • 2 The practices identified on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 3 Conveyancer conveyancing solicitors have valuable personal links with Hastings estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Our site is the first site that enables you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Hastings will be carried out by a law firm on your mortgage lender’s approved panel.
  • 5 Excellent communication and a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Hastings conveyancing can become a lot more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hastings since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hastings

We were just about to sign contracts for a semi detached house in Hastings. We have hit a snag. Our loan offer with Platform Home Loans Ltd runs out on 20/1/2023 but the owners are putting forward a completion date of 24/1/2023. Can one prolong the mortgage offer?

The person best placed to address this question is your lawyer who will assess whether they corresponding with the mortgage company, owner’s representatives, property agents or indeed all three taking into account the circumstances your conveyancing as of today.

What is the first thing I need to know about purchase conveyancing in Hastings?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Hastings and elsewhere in England and Wales is an adversarial process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the transaction. For example, the vendor, selling agent and sometimes a mortgage company. Choosing a solicitor for your conveyancing in Hastings is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE person in the legal process whose interest is to act in your best interests and to keep you safe.

We are witnessing a definite emergence in the "blame" culture- someone has to be at fault for the process taking so long. You your first instinct should be to trust your lawyer ahead of all other players in the conveyancing process.

I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when purchasing a property in Hastings? or Apparently there is an ancient law that means some homeowners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for repairs to the chancel within the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Hastings?

Unless a previous purchase of the property took place post 12 October 2013 you could take it that conveyancing practitioners conducting conveyancing in Hastings to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

Just acquired a terraced house in Hastings , how long will it take for the Land Registry to register my ownership? My Hastings conveyancing solicitor has been painfully slow, so I want to check the registration formalities are dealt with.

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Hastings registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timescales can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any other parties. Currently roughly 80% of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Registration is effected after the new owner is living at the premises therefore 'speed' is not usually an essential issue yet where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Hastings with the aid of help to buy. The developers refused to budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not inform my lawyer about this side-deal as it may jeopardize my loan with Leeds Building Society. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

My father has urged me to use his conveyancing solicitors in Hastings. Do I follow his advice?

There are no two ways about it it’s preferable to select a conveyancing lawyer is to have recommendations from friends or relatives who have used the firm that you are considering.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Hastings regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hastings but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Holden & Co Llp, Liberty Buildings, 32-33 Robertson Street, The America Ground, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HT
  • Samantha Denham Solicitors, 10 Cambridge Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1DJ
  • Butters Grey Limited, 51 Havelock Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1BE
  • Butters David Grey Llp, 51 Havelock Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1BE
  • Percy Walker & Co, Robertson Chambers, The Memorial, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1JB

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Hastings

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hastings with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Holden Law Limited, 32-33 Robertson Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HT
  • Holden & Co Llp, Liberty Buildings, 32-33 Robertson Street, The America Ground, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HT
  • Samantha Denham Solicitors, 10 Cambridge Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1DJ
  • Percy Walker & Co, Robertson Chambers, The Memorial, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1JB
  • Young Coles & Langdon, Langham House, Albert Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1QT

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Hastings regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hastings but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Conveyancing Direct Ltd, Windmill Road, TN38 9BY

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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