Canvey Island conveyancing FAQs
How much is the council tax in Castle Point Council?
Canvey Island is situated in Castle Point Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:
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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?
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Are Canvey Island conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Canvey Island offer services on an hourly basis others work on a fixed fee.
Our panel of expert solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your quote will set out exactly what the legal fees will be when your property transaction completes.
If, for any reason at all, your property transaction does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.
I'm purchasing a house in Canvey Island which property searches will I require?
The standard search pack will include:
- Regulated Local Authority Search
- Residential Environmental Search
- Water search
- Chancel search
Sometimes the solicitor will advise additional searches e.g. a British waterways search.
To check how much searches will cost on a Canvey Island house or flat try our calculator.
I am buying a leasehold property in Canvey Island - what do I need to know?
Purchasing a leasehold house or flat in the UK can be very involved. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like unreasonable managing agent fees and short leases.
A specialist leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Canvey Island?
Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is quite a lot more difficult than it is for a freehold home.
Leasehold complexity involves additional tasks on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Canvey Island, for example sourcing all relevant freeholder information, through to insurance premium details accounts.
So as to resolve any leasehold-related delays sooner, It is strongly advised that you instruct a solicitor as soon as is practicable.
I am remortgaging a property in Canvey Island - do I need a solicitor?
The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Canvey Island will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.
Our conveyancing team can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a cashback mortgage with the Halifax or to a flexible mortgage with the Skipton Building Society, we can assist.