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Fleet Conveyancing: FAQs

Conveyancing for buying or selling a property is complex. To help Fleet clients navigate the legal process, we have put together a list of common questions. If you have a specific question about Fleet conveyancing that we haven't covered here, please call 0800 022 4108 to speak to a member of our team.

Buying property in Fleet

What are the Council Tax bands in Hart District Council in 2022?

Fleet is situated in Hart District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Hart Council Tax (2022/23)
A £1,318.63
B £1,538.40
C £1,758.17
D £1,977.94
E £2,417.48
F £2,857.02
G £3,296.57
H £3,955.88

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

Conveyancing searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Fleet 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?

How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Fleet?

Almost all flats are leasehold. The conveyancing for leasehold property can take weeks longer than a freehold property because there is more to prepare and the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Causes of numerous delays can range from incomplete managing agent information to an unresponsive landlord.

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

Selling property in Fleet

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Fleet?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more involved than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Fleet, such as getting all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a Fleet conveyancing solicitor as soon as is practicable.

Remortgaging in Fleet

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 1.25% (June 2022). A good Fleet remortgage solicitor could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Solicitors on the panel for all major lenders - so whether you are you are moving to a tracker with Birmingham Midshires or to a flexible mortgage with the Harpenden Building Society, a remortgage specialist can help.

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Transferring equity in Fleet

Do I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Fleet home?

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

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Comparing Conveyancing Quotes in Fleet

Conveyancing fees and disbursements - What's the difference?

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

Disbursements are third-party costs, like Land Registration fees or bankruptcy search fee.

How much will my conveyancing legal fees be in 2022?

When you compare conveyancing quotes for your Fleet 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 Fleet property lawyers FAQs

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

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the extra third-party costs paid out on your behalf, such as Land Registry fees and landlord fees. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

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

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Fleet home move

Our conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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How we can help you

If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Fleet 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.

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