Chislehurst conveyancing FAQs
What are the council tax bands in London Borough of Bromley?
Chislehurst is situated in London Borough of Bromley. 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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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Chislehurst?
Conveyancing fees are comprised of fees and disbursements.
Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. HMLR registration fees or landlord's notice fees. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.
Our fees for buying or selling a house in Chislehurst are fixed, meaning for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay
Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Chislehurst sale or purchase
Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.
Will I need property searches when buying a property in Chislehurst?
Conveyancing searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Chislehurst conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.
I am buying a leasehold property in Chislehurst - what do I need to know?
Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be very involved. The numerous common problems lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.
A good property lawyer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Chislehurst?
The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more complex in comparison with a freehold house.
The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Chislehurst must carry out additional legal work, such as sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.
So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is highly recommended that you instruct a property lawyer as soon as possible, ideally before putting the property on the market,.
I am remortgaging a property in Chislehurst - do I need a solicitor?
Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.
The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Chislehurst could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.
Our conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Halifax or to a capped-rate mortgage with Birmingham Midshires, our remortgage team can assist.