Hunstanton conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council?

Hunstanton is situated in King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1155.15
B £1347.67
C £1540.20
D £1732.72
E £2117.77
F £2502.82
G £2887.87
H £3465.44

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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?

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

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, such as HM Land Registry fees and planning documents. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Hunstanton are fixed, so for a standard transaction, what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Hunstanton property sale or purchase

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 much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a property in Hunstanton - what searches do I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel liability insurance

On occasion the location of the property will warrant further searches , for example a search.

To see how much searches will cost on a Hunstanton property use our conveyancing calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

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

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and short leases.

Your solicitor 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?

Could the sale of a leasehold property be delayed?

Yes. The conveyancing for selling a leasehold house or flat can result in long delays.

The buyer's conveyancer will want to see these documents, like a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property and three years' filed accounts for the property management. Typically, delays are due to the time required by your solicitor to get these documents together.

Your solicitor should start this process as soon as possible, as these details could take several weeks to collect if the agent responsible for managing the property is slow or difficult to contact.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

I am remortgaging a property in Hunstanton - 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 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Hunstanton can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our property lawyers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a fixed-rate mortgage with Bradford & Bingley or to a flexible mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender