Dronfield conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in North East Derbyshire?

Dronfield is situated in North East Derbyshire. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band North East Derbyshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1216.95
B £1419.78
C £1622.60
D £1825.43
E £2231.08
F £2636.73
G £3042.38
H £3650.86

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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 Dronfield?

Conveyancing fees include fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on your behalf, such as HMLR fees and bankruptcy searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Dronfield are fixed, which means that what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Dronfield home move

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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I'm purchasing a property in Dronfield which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

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

Occasionally the results of the standard searches will necessitate additional searches such as a radon gas search.

To work out how much searches will cost on a Dronfield move try 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 Dronfield - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat is more complicated than buying a freehold. The numerous common problems lying in wait for an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

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?

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Dronfield?

The legal work for a leasehold property is much more involved compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Dronfield will usually undertake extra work, which could include requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a lawyer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Dronfield might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are switching to an interest-only mortgage with the HSBC or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Dudley Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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