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Faversham Conveyancing: FAQs

Whether you are buying, selling, transferring equity or remortgaging, the conveyancing process can be daunting. These frequently asked questions about conveyancing in Faversham address the most common matters than arise during the legal process for changing property ownership:

Buying property in Faversham

What are the Council Tax bands in Swale Borough Council in 2022?

Faversham is situated in Swale Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Swale Council Tax (2022/23)
A £1,329.97
B £1,551.63
C £1,773.29
D £1,994.95
E £2,438.27
F £2,881.59
G £3,324.92
H £3,989.90

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

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Faversham 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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Selling property in Faversham

Does sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Remortgaging in Faversham

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Faversham property?

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 1.25% (June 2022). A good Faversham remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Property solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to an offset mortgage with the HSBC or to a two-year discount with Virgin Money, a remortgage specialist can help.

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Transferring equity in Faversham

How do I transfer equity in my Faversham home?

If your property is owned by one or more people and you wish to give or transfer your share of the property to someone else, you will need a conveyancing solicitor to carry out a 'Transfer of Equity'. Quittance's panel of property solicitors can complete the process quickly for a low fixed fee. Your solicitor can also complete the legal work for a remortgage at the same time.

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Conveyancing fees and disbursements - What's the difference?

A key difference between conveyancing fees and disbursements is who they are paid to.

Legal fees are paid to your solicitor for the work they do, whereas disbursements are paid through your solicitor to third parties like HM Land Registry.

How much should I be paying in conveyancing legal fees in 2022?

Hidden fees and potential additional costs could unexpectedly add to your final conveyancing bill, so when you are comparing Faversham conveyancing quotes, you should check what each quote does include. If a fee is included in one online quote but not another, check the small print.

If you are buying a leasehold property, with Help to Buy, or a share of freehold, check if there is an additional charge for this extra work.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2022?

General Faversham property lawyers FAQs

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Faversham?

Conveyancing fees include legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the extra third-party costs paid out on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty and ground rentservice charges. Legal fees are for the work your solicitor carries out for you.

Your conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Faversham are fixed, - for a standard transaction, what you are quoted is what you pay

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Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Faversham?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. Purchasing a leasehold home typically takes longer than a freehold home because leasehold transactions involve more work and more technical complexity exists.

Examples of delays might include anything from missing leasehold documents to uncontactable landlords.

Expert leasehold conveyancers look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

How we can help you

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

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