Ashford Surrey conveyancing FAQs

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

Ashford Surrey is situated in Spelthorne Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Spelthorne Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1230.20
B £1435.23
C £1640.27
D £1845.30
E £2255.37
F £2665.43
G £3075.50
H £3690.60

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Ashford Surrey?

Conveyancing fees include the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, such as Land Registry fees and landlord fees. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Ashford Surrey are fixed, which means that what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Ashford Surrey move

Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Ashford Surrey sale or purchase.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Ashford Surrey?

Searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Ashford Surrey conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. 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 Ashford Surrey - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be very involved. The many potential complications lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer 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?

Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?

Yes, it can take much more time to carry out the conveyancing on a leasehold property, compared to freehold conveyancing.

The buyer's solicitor will want to see several leasehold-related documents, such as details of any breaches by other leaseholders. Delays are usually caused by the time required by to gather this paperwork.

It can take weeks to collect this paperwork if the landlord or managing agent is slow or difficult to contact, so your solicitor should get this underway at the earliest opportunity.

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I am buying a new build property in Ashford Surrey - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing for buying a new build in Ashford Surrey is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

A solicitor in Ashford Surrey will need to be qualified to handle things like handling unreasonable delays, handling initial Land Registry registration and .

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are experts in working with buyers towards a stress free move and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

I am remortgaging a property in Ashford Surrey - do I need a solicitor?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Ashford Surrey might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a variable-rate with Santander or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Coventry Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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