Esher conveyancing FAQs
How much council tax must I pay for a property in Elmbridge Borough Council?
Esher is situated in Elmbridge Borough Council. Council tax bands are:
|Band||Elmbridge Borough Council Tax (2018/19)|
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Are Esher conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Esher carry out the conveyancing on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.
Your property lawyer will work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your quote will explain what you will pay when your move goes through.
If, for whatever reason, your move does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Move, No Fee guarantee.
I'm buying a property in Esher - which searches will I need?
The search pack for a standard property includes:
- Local Authority Search
- Regulated Water Search
- Environmental Search
- Chancel search
Sometimes the location of the property will warrant additional searches , for example a flood search.
To work out how much searches will cost on a Esher house or flat, try our conveyancing calculator.
I am buying a leasehold property in Esher - what do I need to know?
can be complex. The many potential traps lying in wait for an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and onerous covenants.
A good property lawyer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Esher?
The conveyancing process for a leasehold property is quite a lot more protracted than for a freehold property.
Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Esher, such as collating an up-to-date service charge statement, through to details of common parts management.
To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as possible, and ideally before marketing the property,.
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Esher property?
Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.
The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Esher could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.
Our property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a 95% mortgage with RBS or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Monmouthshire Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.