Broxbourne conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Broxbourne Council?

Broxbourne is situated in Broxbourne Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Broxbourne Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1075.13
B £1254.32
C £1433.51
D £1612.70
E £1971.08
F £2329.46
G £2687.83
H £3225.40

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Broxbourne conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Broxbourne carry out the conveyancing on an hourly basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your quote will set out what you will pay when your home sale or purchase completes.

If, for any reason at all, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

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

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

I am buying a leasehold property in Broxbourne - 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 traps awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and marriage value issues.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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What you need to know about buying a leasehold property

Should I be wary of buying a leasehold house?

Should I buy a property with a short lease?

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Broxbourne?

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

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Broxbourne will usually undertake additional work, which could include obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of any disputes with the current leaseholder.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold property, It is strongly advised that you instruct a lawyer as soon as possible.

I am remortgaging a property in Broxbourne - 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 Broxbourne might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a 100% mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a flexible mortgage with Virgin Money, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender