Bexhill conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Rother District Council?

Bexhill is situated in Rother District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Rother District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1256.23
B £1465.61
C £1674.98
D £1884.35
E £2303.09
F £2721.84
G £3140.58
H £3768.70

Read more:

Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

£

Read more about stamp duty:

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 Bexhill?

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

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on your behalf, for example Land Registry fees or land charges. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Bexhill are fixed, which means that for a standard transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no sneaky additional fees

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Bexhill move

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

Calculate my conveyancing fees with our conveyancing fee calculator

Read more:

How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

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

Read more:

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

How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Bexhill?

The vast majority of flats are leasehold. Leasehold houses are less common, but there are still an estimated 1 million such properties across the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold flat typically takes longer than a freehold home because there is more work involved and there is greater complexity.

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

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month, and our proactive approach can mean faster conveyancing.

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat or house is a great deal more complex than for a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Bexhill must carry out additional work, such as collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that you instruct a solicitor as early as possible.

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

Yes.

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

Our network of solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a long-term fixed mortgage with Virgin Money, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender