Cranleigh conveyancing FAQs

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

Cranleigh is situated in Waverley Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Waverley Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1255.10
B £1464.28
C £1673.47
D £1882.65
E £2301.02
F £2719.38
G £3137.75
H £3765.30

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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Read more about stamp duty:

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 Cranleigh?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, for example Land Registry fees and searches. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Cranleigh are fixed, so for a standard conveyancing transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no nasty surprises

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Cranleigh sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Cranleigh sale or purchase.

Calculate my conveyancing fees with our conveyancing fee calculator

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a house in Cranleigh - what searches do I need?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

On occasion the solicitor will recommend specialist searches e.g. an HS2 search.

To find out how much searches will cost on a Cranleigh move use our online conveyancing costs 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 Cranleigh - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in the UK can be very involved. The many potential complications lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and short leases.

A specialist leasehold solicitor 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?

Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?

Yes. The conveyancing for selling a leasehold property can result in long delays.

The buyer's solicitor must review several leasehold-related documents, such as three years' filed accounts for the property management. Typically, delays are due to the time needed by your solicitor to source this information.

Your solicitor should start this process before a buyer has even been found, as these details can take a long time to gather if the managing agent or landlord is slow or difficult to contact.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

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

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build in Cranleigh .

A solicitor in Cranleigh must be able to deal with things like checking new build mortgage procedures are followed, confirming right of way over drains and sewers and working with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and BLP.

Our specialist team of new build solicitors are experts in representing buyers to achieve a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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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 Cranleigh property?

Yes.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Cranleigh can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Quittance's solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with the NatWest or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Skipton Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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