Gatwick conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Mole Valley Council?

Gatwick is situated in Mole Valley Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Mole Valley Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1219.57
B £1422.84
C £1626.10
D £1829.36
E £2235.88
F £2642.41
G £3048.93
H £3658.72

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

Stamp duty calculator

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Read more about stamp duty:

What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Gatwick conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Gatwick offer services on an hourly basis others work on a fixed fee.

Our property lawyers work on a fixed fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your detailed quote will explain in detail what you will pay when your home sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Property searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Gatwick conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage 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?

I am buying a leasehold property in Gatwick - what do I need to know?

is more complicated than buying a freehold. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

A good property lawyer 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 Gatwick - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are not common) is significantly more time-consuming in comparison with a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Gatwick must undertake extra work, for example sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the lease.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is highly recommended that you instruct a Gatwick conveyancing solicitor as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

I am buying a new build property in Gatwick - what do I need to know?

The legal work for buying a new build in Gatwick is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancing solicitor in Gatwick will need to be qualified to handle things like squaring developer incentives with lenders, confirming rights to use pipes and cables (e.g. phone, data, fibre, electricity) and .

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are well versed in working with buyers towards a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Gatwick could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our conveyancers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with RBS or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender