Aylesford conveyancing FAQs
How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council in 2021?
Aylesford is situated in Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:
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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Aylesford?
Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: legal fees and disbursements.
Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and bankruptcy searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.
Your fees for buying or selling a house in Aylesford are fixed, - for a standard transaction, what you are quoted is what you pay
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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Aylesford?
Conveyancing searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Aylesford conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.
I am buying a leasehold property in Aylesford - what do I need to know?
Purchasing a leasehold property in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unreasonable managing agent fees and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.
Your solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Could the sale of a leasehold property be delayed?
Yes. Sale conveyancing for a leasehold property can be seriously delayed.
The buyer's conveyancer will need to review several leasehold-related documents. These could include an up-to-date statement of service charges and a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property. Delays are usually the result of the time required by to get these documents together.
Your solicitor should commence this as soon as possible, because the managing agent's information can take a long time to gather if the landlord or managing agent is slow or difficult to contact.
I am buying a new build property in Aylesford - what do I need to know?
The legal work for purchasing a new build in Aylesford is more complicated than buying an existing property.
A good solicitor in Aylesford must be able to deal with things like handling equity loan schemes, checking that any contracts allow for future 'common parts' maintenance and checking new build warranties with warranty providers such as NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Q Assure.0
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Aylesford property?
Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.
The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Aylesford will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.
Conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a lifetime tracker mortgage with the Co-operative Bank or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, we can help.
I want to transfer equity in my Aylesford home - will I need a solicitor?
Transferring equity in a residential property can be complicated. Most people complete the transfer process through a conveyancing solicitor.
Your solicitor will advise on the options for joint ownership, complete the HM Land Registry paperwork, and deal with Stamp Duty (SDLT). The solicitor can also handle the legal work for your remortgage if necessary.
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