Dunmow conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Uttlesford District Council?

Dunmow is situated in Uttlesford District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Uttlesford District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1130.33
B £1318.71
C £1507.10
D £1695.49
E £2072.27
F £2449.04
G £2825.82
H £3390.98

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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 Dunmow?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the extra third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. HMLR fees and landlord fees. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Dunmow 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 Dunmow property sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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

Property searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Dunmow 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

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. The legal work for a leasehold home typically takes longer than a freehold house as there is more work involved and the landlord or managing agent are involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from slow delivery of managing agents' documents to out-of-date contact information for the freeholder.

Quittance's team of leasehold specialists look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more involved than for a freehold property.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Dunmow must undertake extra work, which could include collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of any disputes with the current leaseholder.

In order to resolve any leasehold issues faster, It is recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

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

The conveyancing for buying a new build home in Dunmow is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A good solicitor in Dunmow will need to be qualified to handle things like handling structural guarantees, administering Help to Buy purchases and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and Checkmate.

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are well versed in working with buyers towards a stress free move 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.

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

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Dunmow remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a fixed-rate mortgage with RBS or to a flexible mortgage with the Swansea Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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