Hoddesdon conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Broxbourne Council?

Hoddesdon is situated in Broxbourne Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Broxbourne Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1075.13
B £1254.32
C £1433.51
D £1612.70
E £1971.08
F £2329.46
G £2687.83
H £3225.40

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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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 Hoddesdon conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Hoddesdon offer their services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Our panel of expert solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your conveyancing quote will set out exactly what you will pay when your home sale or purchase completes.

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a home in Hoddesdon which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

On occasion the results of the standard searches will necessitate additional searches , for example a flood search.

To find out how much searches will cost on a Hoddesdon property you can use our our conveyancing calculator.

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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 Hoddesdon?

The vast majority of flats are leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. The legal work for a leasehold home typically takes longer than a freehold home as the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Causes of numerous delays can range from slow delivery of managing agents' documents to an unreachable freeholder.

Quittance's team of leasehold specialists look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month, and our proactive approach can mean faster conveyancing.

I am selling a leasehold property in Hoddesdon - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is much more technical than it is for a freehold home.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Hoddesdon will usually undertake additional legal work. This can involve getting all relevant freeholder information, through to ensuring that leasehold forms are completed.

In order to resolve any leasehold problems faster, It is recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as the decision is made to sell.

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

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Hoddesdon can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancers are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a lifetime tracker mortgage with the NatWest or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Furness Building Society, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender