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Conveyancing Solicitors Portslade

In-Deed is a country wide conveyancing company which offers market leading conveyancing legal services for buyers and sellers in Portslade.

We offer a guaranteed fixed fee legal service with no hidden fees to help you calculate the growing cost of moving. Our highly qualified solicitors make your sale or purchase simple.

Portslade Property Price Data

Brighton And Hove House Prices (in £1000's)
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In the last 4 years, property prices have risen in Brighton And Hove. Property purchases averaged £236, 864, according to the Land Registry in October 2013, a change of 3% compared to the same month last year.

Residential property prices nationwide are expected to continue to increase through 2014. The drop in interest rates is among the causes of the active housing market.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Mile Oak Road, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41, £195, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Tophill Close, Portslade, Brighton, BN41, £192, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Mile Oak Road, Brighton, BN41, £199, 000
  • Home Purchase - Valley Road, Portslade, East Sussex, BN41, £212, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Southdown Road, Portslade, Brighton, BN41, £249, 950

Portslade Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

We give you a firm fixed fee quote for your Portslade move.

Many solicitors include further fees in the terms in their estimate. Additional fees to watch out for include costs for postage, photocopying & phone calls or for completing the stamp duty tax return.

How to accurately compare conveyancing quotes from Portslade solicitors

Comparing various Portslade solicitor conveyancing quotes is often much more difficult than you would imagine. Why not check out our practical we have assembled a typical list that sets out what you need to be aware of in the solicitors contractual terms when looking for any hidden additional fees , like a charge for copies of property searches.

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Portslade Local Council and Council Tax

Portslade is in Brighton & Hove City Council which is under no overall political control. The council tax brackets for the tax year 13\14 are as follows: Band A - £1, 005, Band B - £1, 173, Band C - £1, 341, Band D - £1, 508, Band E - £1, 843, Band F - £2, 178, Band G - £2, 513, Band H - £3, 016.

The Portslade area

Local shops include Station Road Bakers bakery, Southwick Square Meats and a Sainsburys Superstore In West Hove. Local pubs include the Albion Inn, the Battle of Trafalgar, the Stanley Arms and the Harbour View. Days out include Booth Museum of Natural History and Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. Locally sourced food junkies should visit Hove Farmers Market held at George Street, East Sussex, Portslade, Brighton, BN3 3ZA.

How Your property lawyer Will Carry out the Conveyancing in Portslade

  1. Deciding on a quote for your conveyancing - Going with the agents preferred choice may not be the best option, so many people shop around for a more reasonably-priced property lawyer. It is important to check the small print for hidden fees before you make a final decision.

  2. Getting a solicitor - Your preferred solicitor will now take you through the firms appointment process. To do this you must always scour the terms of business for further fees like charges for acting on a new build , before you consent to them.

  3. Pre-contract phase - Enquires are undertaken, including things like an examination of title documents confirming that it is free from defects. Also the draft contract itself is drawn up by the sellers property lawyer. The final version is agreed by the buyers and sellers property lawyers, and a preliminary date may also be agreed on which to complete.

  4. Get your Qualified Surveyor to examine the home - Buyers are typically recommended to get a Building Survey because it will spot serious structural problems including unsafe attic conversions or potential building regulations breaches. Brighton chartered surveyors in Portslade homes will be know about regional problems which include interlocking clay tiles.

  5. Conveyancing searches in Portslade - Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability are the searches the conveyancer will generally order. These searches investigate a broad range of factors, including environmental issues. Your conveyancing solicitor could also recommend additional searches.

  6. Exchanging contracts - Contracts are signed by the parties and exchanged by their conveyancer, binding them to complete the sale and purchase.

  7. Completion - On a set day, the purchaser may then collect from the agent the keys to their new house once the sellers lawyer certifies that they have received the balance (less the deposit) of the purchase price.

Help to Buy

To qualify for the Help to Buy schemes, the property being acquired will need to be your main home, the mortgage must be repayment only, and you cannot have interest in any other property £600, 000 is the highest property value available under the scheme.

For more information, call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a Portslade property

In-Deed's efficient conveyancing property lawyers complete many hundreds of remortgages in Brighton every year. Our Solicitors approach can mean quicker completion times which can save you a lender payment at the higher rate.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Conveyancing technology, including solutions like email and SMS updates and casetracking, has been marketed by conveyancers as the secret to fast, cheap conveyancing.

Most important, an essential component of a stress-free process is a communicative solicitor. Working with us, home movers will get the benefit of both online conveyancing technology and also the advice of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.