Eltham conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in London Borough of Greenwich?

Eltham is situated in London Borough of Greenwich. Council tax bands are:

Band London Borough of Greenwich Council Tax (2018/19)
A £952.97
B £1111.80
C £1270.63
D £1429.46
E £1747.12
F £2064.78
G £2382.43
H £2858.92

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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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 Eltham?

Conveyancing fees are made up of the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, e.g. HM Land Registry fees and conveyancing searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Eltham are fixed, so for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Eltham sale or purchase

Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Eltham sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

The standard search pack will include:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Occasionally the solicitor will recommend additional searches e.g. a transport search.

To check the price of searches on a Eltham house or flat try our conveyancing cost 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 Eltham - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like incomplete management company accounts and onerous clauses in the lease.

Your conveyancing 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?

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more difficult than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Eltham must carry out additional tasks, including obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as possible.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Eltham can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a variable-rate with the NatWest or to a flexible mortgage with the Buckinghamshire Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender