Edenbridge conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Sevenoaks District Council?

Edenbridge is situated in Sevenoaks District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Sevenoaks District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1183.90
B £1381.22
C £1578.53
D £1775.85
E £2170.48
F £2565.12
G £2959.75
H £3551.70

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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?

Are Edenbridge conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Edenbridge offer services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Our conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your detailed quote will explain in detail what the legal fees will be when your move completes.

If, for any reason at all, your move does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Move, 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 Edenbridge?

Conveyancing searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Edenbridge conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage 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 all flats are leasehold. Leasehold houses are less common, but there are still an estimated 1 million such properties across the country. The legal work for leasehold property will usually take more time than freehold property because there is more to prepare and there is greater complexity.

Varied factors, such as uncontactable landlords or missing leasehold documents, can lead to serious delays.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

I am selling a leasehold property in Edenbridge - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold property is a great deal more complex than for a freehold property.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Edenbridge must carry out additional work, which could include requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the lease.

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

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

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

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Edenbridge remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our property lawyers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a variable-rate with Barclays Bank or to a two-year discount with the Swansea Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender