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Corby conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Corby Borough Council in 2021?

Corby is situated in Corby Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:

Band Corby Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,200.96
B £1,401.12
C £1,601.28
D £1,801.44
E £2,201.76
F £2,602.08
G £3,002.40
H £3,602.88

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

Conveyancing fees are made up of the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, such as Stamp Duty or bankruptcy searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Your conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Corby are fixed, so for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you are quoted is what you pay

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Our conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

I'm buying a property in Corby which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Occasionally the solicitor will recommend further searches e.g. a flood search.

To find out the cost of searches on a Corby property you can use our our conveyancing calculator.

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

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

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and onerous covenants.

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?

I am selling a leasehold property in Corby - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is a great deal more involved than for a more straightforward freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional tasks on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Corby, such as requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related delays sooner, It is strongly advised that you instruct a conveyancer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

I am buying a new build property in Corby - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build property in Corby .

An experienced solicitor in Corby will need to be qualified to handle things like handling reservation fees, handling withdrawal under the Consumer Code for Housebuilders and working with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Protek.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Corby can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a lifetime tracker mortgage with the HSBC or to a flexible mortgage with the Furness Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

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Will I need a solicitor in order to transfer equity in my Corby home?

A 'transfer of equity' will be required if the ownership structure of the Corby property needs to be changed, but at least one of the current owners will remain on the title, or if the property is being gifted to a child or relative. The legal process of transferring equity differs from an outright purchase or sale. Your solicitor can carry out the legal process for you for a guaranteed fixed fee. If you will also be remortgaging, this can be completed at the same time as the transfer.

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