Conveyancing Solicitors in West Sussex
Compare Conveyancers in West Sussex and discover the lowest fees on conveyancing with Conveyancing Pro. We have a Property Solicitors Comparison Search and get the competitively priced conveyancing quotes from award winning Conveyancers in West Sussex. We only work with highly rated Conveyancers that have a history of happy clients and positive reviews.
Do I need a Conveyancer?
If you plan on buying, selling or remortgaging a home, then you’ll be required to go through the legal process known as Conveyancing. Yes, you can do you own conveyancing, but it’s very difficult and time consuming (DIY Conveyancing). If you’re having a mortgage you’re mortgage provider usually require a Conveyancer known to them.
That’s why almost all of people instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer instead of doing it themselves. With our selected group of Conveyancers the conveyancing processes is quick and easy, plus it’s less expensive than you’d expect (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are like Property Lawyers, but they just do in property law and they are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancing Firms work online via email and over the phone. They’ve become more popular than traditional Property Solicitors as they are far less expensive (in most cases).
Choosing a Conveyancer in West Sussex
Some people prefer to choose a local solicitor and meet face to face. These days the majority of conveyancing is done through phone and email, rarely do people meet they’re conveyancer in person. Using a local solicitor can be expensive, it’s far less expensive to instruct a nationwide online conveyancing firm that acts for properties in your area. It’s completely up to you who you choose to instruct, you do not have to use an Estate Agents ‘recommended’ solicitor.
Remortgage Conveyancing West Sussex
If you’re remortgaging a property for whatever reason, you’ll need a solicitor to help you with the legal aspect. This is a simple and inexpensive procedure (usually around £300-£400). We compare remortgage conveyancing solicitors in and around West Sussex.
The national average timescale for conveyancing is between 9-10 weeks. Conveyancing for simple purchase transactions can take just 4-6 weeks but a more complicated transaction can take much much longer to complete. Some transactions have been known to take over a year to complete, why? More info visit our How long does conveyancing take?.
If you are buying a property in West Sussex (or anywhere in England and Wales), for more than £125,000, you will be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (or SDLT for short). This tax is calculated in brackets, like the UK income tax system. When you get a quote with us, we calculate the Stamp Duty (SDLT) you’ll have to pay for you. For more info visit our Stamp Duty Rates and Examples page.
West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel. Chichester in the southwest is the county town and only city in West Sussex, with the largest towns being Crawley, Worthing and Horsham. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including wealden, downland and coastal. The highest point of the county is Blackdown, at 280 metres (919 ft). It has a number of stately homes including Goodwood, Petworth House and Uppark and also castles such as Arundel Castle and Bramber Castle. Over half the county is protected countryside, offering walking, cycling and other recreational opportunities.
The current average value in West Sussex is over £385,000. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £297,640 and semi-detached properties valued £355,011. In the past year property prices in West Sussex have increased 2.29%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.