Battersea conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in London Borough of Wandsworth?

Battersea is situated in London Borough of Wandsworth. Council tax bands are:

Band London Borough of Wandsworth Council Tax (2018/19)
A £481.77
B £562.06
C £642.36
D £722.65
E £883.24
F £1043.83
G £1204.42
H £1445.30

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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 Battersea?

Conveyancing fees are made up of the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, such as Land Registry fees and conveyancing searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Battersea are fixed, - what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Battersea sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Battersea sale or purchase.

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I'm purchasing a house in Battersea - what searches do I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel search

Occasionally the initial search results will recommend additional searches e.g. a radon gas search.

To find out the price of searches on a Battersea purchase use our calculator.

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

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

Almost all flats are leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. The legal work for a leasehold home typically takes longer than a freehold property as there is greater complexity.

Causes of numerous delays can range from incomplete managing agent information to an absent freeholder.

Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Battersea?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold property is significantly more involved than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Battersea must undertake additional tasks, and this could include obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to details of planned major works.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a property lawyer as soon as possible.

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

The legal work for purchasing a new build home in Battersea is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

Your solicitor in Battersea will need to be qualified to handle things like investigating developer incentives, verifying rights of access and .

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancing solicitors are experts in working with buyers towards a successful transaction 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 Battersea - do I need a solicitor?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Battersea will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our conveyancing solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to an interest-only mortgage with Bradford & Bingley or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Leeds Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

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