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Eltham conveyancing FAQs

How much is the Council Tax in London Borough of Greenwich in 2021?

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

Band Greenwich Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,031.93
B £1,203.91
C £1,375.90
D £1,547.89
E £1,891.87
F £2,235.84
G £2,579.82
H £3,095.78

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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.

Your legal fees for buying or selling a house in Eltham are fixed, so for a standard transaction, what you are quoted 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 2021?

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 get a conveyancing quote.

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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 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Eltham can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

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.

Get a remortgage conveyancing quote

Will I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Eltham home?

If you wish to gift or transfer your share of a property you jointly own to someone else, you will need a solicitor to complete the 'Transfer of Equity'. For a low fixed fee, Your conveyancing solicitor will handle all the legal work for a equity transfer, and they can also complete remortgage conveyancing work at the same time.

Get a transfer of equity conveyancing quote

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