Huntingdon conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Huntingdonshire District Council?

Huntingdon is situated in Huntingdonshire District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Huntingdonshire District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1168.93
B £1363.75
C £1558.57
D £1753.39
E £2143.03
F £2532.67
G £2922.32
H £3506.78

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

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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 Huntingdon conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Huntingdon offer their services on an hourly rate and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Quittance's expert solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will set out what you will pay when your house sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your house sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by 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 Huntingdon?

Conveyancing searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Huntingdon 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?

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

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK can be very involved. The many potential problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.

A leasehold 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?

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat or house is a great deal more complex than for a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Huntingdon must carry out additional work, such as collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that you instruct a solicitor as early as possible.

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

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build home in Huntingdon .

A conveyancer in Huntingdon will need to be qualified to handle things like dealing with lender conditions, working to builders' exchange timelines and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Ark Residential.

Our highly experienced 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 Huntingdon - do I need a solicitor?

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Huntingdon remortgage solicitor could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a flexible mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a joint mortgage with the Bank of Ireland, we can assist.

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