Bordon Conveyancing: FAQs
Whether you are planning to sell a property in Bordon, buy your first home, transfer equity or remortgage, our Bordon conveyancing guide will address the most common questions.
Buying property in Bordon
How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in East Hampshire District Council in 2022?
Bordon is situated in East Hampshire District Council. Council tax bands are:
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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Bordon?
Searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Bordon conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.
I am buying a leasehold property in Bordon - what do I need to know?
Buying a leasehold house or flat in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential complications lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and marriage value issues.
A leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Selling property in Bordon
What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Bordon?
The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more specialised compared to a freehold house.
The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Bordon will usually undertake additional tasks, such as obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ascertaining if a license to assign is required.
In order to resolve any leasehold delays faster, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as is practicable.
Remortgaging in Bordon
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Bordon property?
Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.
The official UK base rate is currently set at 1.25% (June 2022). A good Bordon remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.
Property solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a flexible mortgage with Britannia or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Barnsley Building Society, a remortgage solicitor can assist.
Transferring equity in Bordon
I want to transfer equity in my Bordon home - do I need a solicitor?
The equity transfer process can be complex. Most people complete the transfer process with the help of a conveyancing solicitor.
A solicitor will advise on the various options for joint ownership, complete the registration process, deal with Stamp Duty (SDLT) and handle the legal work for a remortgage if required.
Comparing Conveyancing Quotes in Bordon
Conveyancing fees and disbursements - What's the difference?
Legal fees are paid to your property lawyer. Depending on your circumstances, these could include a shared ownership fee or mortgage fee.
Disbursements are costs paid to third parties, such as property search companies.
How much should I be paying for conveyancing in 2022?
Market research in July, 2022 shows that the actual cost of conveyancing can vary significantly between property lawyers.
To accurately compare Bordon conveyancing quotes, you should be aware of the potential additional fees charged by some solicitors that could increase the cost of your property sale or purchase.
General Bordon property lawyers FAQs
How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Bordon?
Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: legal fees and disbursements.
Conveyancing disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on your behalf, for example Stamp Duty or leasehold management packs. Legal fees are for the work your solicitor carries out for you.
Your solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Bordon are fixed, meaning for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you are quoted is what you pay
Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Bordon sale or purchase
Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.
How we can help you
If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Bordon and need an expert conveyancing solicitor, we can take care of the legal side of your move.
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