Eastleigh conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Eastleigh Borough Council?

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

Band Eastleigh Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1093.47
B £1275.72
C £1457.96
D £1640.21
E £2004.70
F £2369.19
G £2733.68
H £3280.42

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

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the taxes and additional costs paid out on your behalf, for example HM Land Registry fees or indemnity policies. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Eastleigh are fixed, so what we quote is what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Eastleigh property sale or purchase

Our online 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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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Eastleigh?

Property searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Eastleigh 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?

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

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat in the UK can be complicated. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and onerous covenants.

Your 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?

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is a great deal more difficult than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Eastleigh. This can involve obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.

In order to resolve any leasehold issues faster, It is recommended that the seller instruct a property lawyer as soon as is practicable.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Eastleigh should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our network of solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a 95% mortgage with the Co-operative Bank or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Bank of Ireland, we can assist.

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