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

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Carshalton sale or purchase

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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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 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 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Carshalton can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our property solicitors are 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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