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Carshalton conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in London Borough of Sutton?

Carshalton is situated in London Borough of Sutton. Council tax bands are:

Band London Borough of Sutton Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1068.50
B £1246.58
C £1424.67
D £1602.75
E £1958.92
F £2315.08
G £2671.25
H £3205.50

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

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

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example Stamp Duty or ground rent service charges. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Carshalton are fixed, meaning what we quote is what you pay

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Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Carshalton sale or purchase.

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I'm purchasing a home in Carshalton which property searches will I require?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

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

Occasionally the location of the property will warrant additional searches , for example a radon gas search.

To check how much searches will cost on a Carshalton house or flat use our conveyancing calculator.

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

Buying a leasehold house or flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential problems awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like and excessive freehold premiums.

A leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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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 Carshalton - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is much more time-consuming in comparison with a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional tasks on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Carshalton, for example collating an up-to-date service charge statement, through to finding out if there are any payment arrears.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related delays sooner, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as possible, and potentially before going on the market,.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Jul 2020). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Carshalton can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Property solicitors on the panel for all major lenders - so no matter whether you are changing to a 95% mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a flexible mortgage with the Skipton Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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