Aldershot conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Rushmoor Borough Council?

Aldershot is situated in Rushmoor Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Rushmoor Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1095.10
B £1277.62
C £1460.13
D £1642.65
E £2007.68
F £2372.72
G £2737.75
H £3285.30

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

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Read more about stamp duty:

What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Aldershot conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Aldershot offer services on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Quittance's expert solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will explain in detail what the fees and disbursements will be when your transaction completes.

If, for whatever reason, your transaction does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

Will I need property searches when buying a property in Aldershot?

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Aldershot conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

I am buying a leasehold property in Aldershot - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential problems lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and onerous covenants.

A leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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What you need to know about buying a leasehold property

Should I be wary of buying a leasehold house?

Should I buy a property with a short lease?

I am selling a leasehold property in Aldershot - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is a great deal more complex than for a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Aldershot must undertake extra work, which could include sourcing all relevant freeholder information, through to insurance details.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a lawyer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Aldershot property?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Aldershot might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a lifetime tracker mortgage with the NatWest or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Swansea Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender