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Carlton conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Gedling Borough Council?

Carlton is situated in Gedling Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Gedling Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1249.17
B £1457.37
C £1665.56
D £1873.76
E £2290.15
F £2706.54
G £3122.93
H £3747.52

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Are Carlton conveyancing fees fixed?

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

Quittance's solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your detailed quote will set out exactly what the legal fees will be when your home sale or purchase completes.

If, for whatever reason, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a property in Carlton - what searches do I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel search liability

On occasion the solicitor will advise additional searches e.g. a flood search.

To check the price of searches on a Carlton purchase try our conveyancing cost 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 Carlton - what do I need to know?

can be complicated. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like incomplete management company accounts and unfair clauses in the lease.

A good property lawyer 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 Carlton?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is quite a lot more complicated than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Carlton will need to conduct additional legal work, for example sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of common parts management.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold property, It is recommended that you instruct a conveyancer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

I am buying a new build property in Carlton - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing for buying a new build property in Carlton is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

An experienced solicitor in Carlton must be able to deal with things like handling structural guarantees, confirming right of way over drains and sewers and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage HCI and Foundation.

Our specialist team of new build solicitors are highly experienced in working with buyers towards a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

I am remortgaging a property in Carlton - do I need a solicitor?


The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Carlton might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Conveyancing solicitors on the panel for every major lender - so no matter whether you are switching to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Halifax or to a repayment mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, we can help.

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