Coulsdon conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in London Borough of Croydon?

Coulsdon is situated in London Borough of Croydon. Council tax bands are:

Band London Borough of Croydon Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1091.31
B £1273.19
C £1455.08
D £1636.96
E £2000.73
F £2364.50
G £2728.27
H £3273.92

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Coulsdon conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon carry out the conveyancing on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will set out exactly what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your sale or purchase goes through.

If, for any reason at all, your sale or purchase does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

Will I need property searches when buying a property in Coulsdon?

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Coulsdon conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. Leasehold houses are less common, but there are still an estimated 1 million such properties across the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold property can take weeks longer than freehold property because there is more to prepare.

Examples of delays might include anything from missing leasehold documents to out-of-date contact information for the freeholder.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month, and our proactive approach can mean faster conveyancing.

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is a great deal more protracted compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon must undertake additional legal work, and this could include getting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of common parts management.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a Coulsdon conveyancing solicitor as early in the process as possible, and ideally before going on the market,.

I am remortgaging a property in Coulsdon - do I need a solicitor?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

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

Our network of solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a fixed-rate mortgage with RBS or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, Quittance can help.

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