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Bushey conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax must I pay for a property in Hertsmere Borough Council in 2021?

Bushey is situated in Hertsmere Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:

Band Hertsmere Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,216.62
B £1,419.39
C £1,622.16
D £1,824.93
E £2,230.47
F £2,636.01
G £3,041.55
H £3,649.86

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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Bushey?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs paid out on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty or property searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Your legal fees for buying or selling a house in Bushey are fixed, meaning for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you are quoted is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Bushey move

Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Bushey sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

I'm purchasing a property in Bushey - which searches will I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Sometimes the solicitor will recommend additional searches such as a radon gas search.

To see how much searches will cost on a Bushey move, use our calculator.

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

I am buying a leasehold property in Bushey - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and unfair clauses in the lease.

A leasehold 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?

I am selling a leasehold property in Bushey - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more difficult than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Bushey must carry out additional tasks, including obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as possible.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Bushey property?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Bushey remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Your conveyancing solicitor are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a flexible mortgage with Barclays Bank or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, we can help.

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I want to transfer equity in my Bushey property - how does this work?

A 'transfer of equity' will be required if the ownership structure of the Bushey property needs to be changed, or if the property is being given (gifted) to a child or relative. The legal process of transferring equity is different to the purchase or sale of the whole property. Your conveyancing solicitors can carry out the legal work for you for a guaranteed fixed fee. If you intend to remortgage at the same time as the transfer, we can complete the remortgage legal work in parallel.

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If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Bushey, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.

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