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Farnborough Conveyancing: FAQs

Take a look through some of the more common conveyancing questions we get asked by Farnborough clients:

Buying property in Farnborough

How much is the Council Tax in Rushmoor Borough Council in 2022?

Farnborough is situated in Rushmoor Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Rushmoor Council Tax (2022/23)
A £1,281.45
B £1,495.02
C £1,708.59
D £1,922.17
E £2,349.32
F £2,776.47
G £3,203.62
H £3,844.34

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Farnborough?

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

Selling property in Farnborough

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more difficult than for a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Farnborough must undertake additional work, which could include sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy schedule.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold property, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as the decision is made to sell.

Remortgaging in Farnborough

I am remortgaging a property in Farnborough - 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 1.25% (June 2022). A good Farnborough remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

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Transferring equity in Farnborough

Can Quittance help with the conveyancing for transferring equity in my Farnborough property?

If you jointly own property with one or more other people and you wish to transfer ownership of your share in the property to someone else, you will need a solicitor to carry out a 'Transfer of Equity'. Your conveyancing solicitor will take care of all the legal work required for a transfer of equity for a low fixed fee (including remortgage work if required).

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Comparing Conveyancing Quotes in Farnborough

Conveyancing fees and disbursements - What's the difference?

Legal fees, such as the leasehold fee and acting for mortgage lender fee, are paid to your solicitor or conveyancer for the work they do.

Disbursements are third-party costs, like Planning search fees or Land Registry fees.

How much will my conveyancing legal fees be in 2022?

When you compare conveyancing quotes for your Farnborough home move, check the fine print for potential extra fees and costs. An online quote should reflect everything required for standard conveyancing. Potential hidden fees could add £100s to your final bill.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2022?

General Farnborough property lawyers FAQs

Are Farnborough conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Farnborough carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Your expert solicitor will work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your conveyancing quote will set out exactly what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your home sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by a No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2022?

How long does leasehold conveyancing take?

Almost all flats are leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Purchasing a leasehold flat can take weeks longer than a freehold home as the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Delays in leasehold transactions could include anything from an unresponsive landlord to slow delivery of managing agents' documents.

Quittance's team of leasehold specialists complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

How we can help you

If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Farnborough and need an expert conveyancing solicitor, we can take care of the legal side of your move.

We work with a panel of specialist conveyancing solicitors to deliver a stress-free moving experience.

  • No Move, No Fee Guarantee
  • Fixed fee conveyancing service
  • Farnborough experts
  • CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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