We know that buying or selling your home can be a daunting prospect. Based in Eastbourne, Polegate, Meads and Hailsham in East Sussex, Hart Reade solicitors can assist with your sale and/or purchase from the initial stages through to completion and beyond to ensure that the process is smooth and as stress free as possible.
We have a team of conveyancing assistants, qualified conveyancers and conveyancing solicitors in East Sussex, all available to handle your transaction. However, responsibility for your matter will be with one named individual, so you always have a point of contact for your queries.
We also have excellent contacts with local independent estate agents and can advise you on the most suitable firm to market your property for you. We are always happy to offer advice and assistance with issues that may arise when viewing potential new homes as well.
The guide below is to give you some indication of the procedures involved in a straightforward sale or purchase.
Once the estate agents have confirmed that your sale or purchase is agreed the initial process is as follows:-
When everyone in the chain is ready contracts will be exchanged, which legally binds all parties in the chain to complete the transaction on an agreed date.
After Exchange of Contracts
After contracts are exchange we will deal with the following matters:-
On the day of completion the funds will be transferred through the banking system to the relevant parties’ solicitors. The seller or their estate agent then releases the keys to the buyer. After completion the transfer and other documents that relate to the property will be sent to the buyer’s solicitor who will pay any stamp duty land tax due and register the transfer and mortgage (if applicable) at the Land Registry. A copy of your title to the property will be sent to you once the registration has been completed.
Please telephone our conveyancing team if you have any questions on property conveyancing in East Sussex or property law or to arrange an appointment :
Eastbourne 01323 727321
Hailsham 01323 841481
Polegate 01323 487051
Meads 01323 407577