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Burnham On Crouch conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Maldon District Council?

Burnham On Crouch is situated in Maldon District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Maldon District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1142.31
B £1332.69
C £1523.08
D £1713.46
E £2094.23
F £2475.00
G £2855.77
H £3426.92

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Are Burnham On Crouch conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Burnham On Crouch carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Quittance's property lawyers work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will set out what the fees and disbursements will be when your transaction completes.

If, for any reason at all, your transaction does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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I'm buying a house in Burnham On Crouch - what searches do I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Water search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

Sometimes the solicitor will advise additional searches such as a flood search.

To check the cost of searches on a Burnham On Crouch purchase you can use our our conveyancing calculator.

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How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Burnham On Crouch?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. The conveyancing for a leasehold flat typically takes longer than freehold property as there is more work involved and the landlord or managing agent are involved.

Varied factors, such as an unresponsive landlord or incomplete service charge accounts, can lead to serious delays.

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

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Burnham On Crouch?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat or house is much more complex than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Burnham On Crouch will need to conduct additional work. This can involve obtaining all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the lease.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related issues sooner, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as possible.

I am buying a new build property in Burnham On Crouch - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for purchasing a new build property in Burnham On Crouch .

A property lawyer in Burnham On Crouch must be able to deal with things like dealing with fast exchange timeframes, ensuring new estate roads are adopted and working with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage and Protek.

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancing solicitors are well versed in helping buyers get the best possible outcome and working to tight developer deadlines.

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I am remortgaging a property in Burnham On Crouch - do I need a solicitor?


The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Burnham On Crouch remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a 100% mortgage with the Co-operative Bank or to a repayment mortgage with Virgin Money, we can help.

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