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Chislehurst conveyancing FAQs

What are the Council Tax bands in London Borough of Bromley in 2021?

Chislehurst is situated in London Borough of Bromley. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:

Band Bromley Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,064.56
B £1,241.99
C £1,419.41
D £1,596.84
E £1,951.69
F £2,306.55
G £2,661.40
H £3,193.68

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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 your solicitor carries out for you.

Your fees for buying or selling a house in Chislehurst are fixed, meaning for a standard transaction, what you are quoted is exactly what you pay

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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.

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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.

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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?

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 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Chislehurst could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Your conveyancing solicitor 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, a remortgage solicitor can assist.

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I want to transfer equity in my Chislehurst property - how does this work?

A 'transfer of equity' will be required if the ownership structure of the Chislehurst property needs to be changed, or if the property is being given (gifted) to a child or relative. The legal process of transferring equity is different to the purchase or sale of the whole property. Your conveyancing solicitors can carry out the legal work for you for a guaranteed fixed fee. If you intend to remortgage at the same time as the transfer, we can complete the remortgage legal work in parallel.

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