Bognor Regis conveyancing FAQs
How much council tax must I pay for a property in Arun District Council?
Bognor Regis is situated in Arun District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:
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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Bognor Regis?
Conveyancing fees will include the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.
Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and landlord's notice fees. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.
Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Bognor Regis are fixed, which means that for a standard conveyancing transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay
Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Bognor Regis move
Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.
I'm buying a home in Bognor Regis - which searches will I need?
The standard search pack will include:
- Regulated Local Authority Search
- Regulated Drainage and Water Search
- Environmental Search
- Chancel liability insurance (if required)
Occasionally the solicitor will recommend specialist searches such as a radon gas search.
To find out the total cost of searches on a Bognor Regis property, try our conveyancing cost calculator.
How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Bognor Regis?
Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Buying a leasehold home can take weeks more to complete than a freehold property because there is more to prepare and the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.
Varied factors, such as an absent freeholder or incomplete managing agent information, can lead to serious delays.
Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.
Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Bognor Regis?
The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more complex in comparison with a freehold house.
The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Bognor Regis must carry out additional legal work, such as sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.
So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is highly recommended that you instruct a property lawyer as soon as possible, ideally before putting the property on the market,.
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Bognor Regis property?
Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.
The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Bognor Regis remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.
Our conveyancing solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an offset mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Chelsea Building Society, Quittance can help.