Burnham conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in South Bucks District Council?

Burnham is situated in South Bucks District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band South Bucks District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1179.55
B £1376.14
C £1572.73
D £1769.32
E £2162.50
F £2555.68
G £2948.87
H £3538.64

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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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 Burnham?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example HMLR registration fees or leasehold management packs. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Burnham are fixed, which means that for a standard conveyancing transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no hidden extras

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Burnham move

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Conveyancing searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Burnham 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 Burnham - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

Your conveyancing solicitor 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?

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold property is quite a lot more protracted compared to a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Burnham will need to conduct additional work, for example obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the lease.

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

I am remortgaging a property in Burnham - 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 Burnham will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a cashback mortgage with RBS or to a repayment mortgage with Virgin Money, our remortgage team can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender