Cobham conveyancing FAQs

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

Cobham is situated in Elmbridge Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Elmbridge Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1242.41
B £1449.48
C £1656.55
D £1863.62
E £2277.76
F £2691.90
G £3106.03
H £3727.24

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

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

Conveyancing fees will include legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, paid out on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) or property searches. Legal fees are for the work your solicitor carries out for you.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Cobham are fixed, which means that for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Cobham move

Our conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Cobham sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a home in Cobham - what searches do I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel search

Sometimes the location of the property will warrant further searches e.g. a transport search.

To see the cost of searches on a Cobham property, try our calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Cobham?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold home typically takes longer than freehold property as there is greater complexity.

Causes of numerous delays can range from incomplete managing agent information to an unresponsive landlord.

Our expert leasehold conveyancing team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Cobham?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is quite a lot more specialised than for a more straightforward freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional legal work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Cobham, such as sourcing all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is recommended that the vendor contact a lawyer as early as possible.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Cobham will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our property lawyers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a 95% mortgage with the HSBC or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Buckinghamshire Building Society, we can assist.

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