Kesgrave conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Suffolk Coastal District Council?

Kesgrave is situated in Suffolk Coastal District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Suffolk Coastal District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1104.64
B £1288.75
C £1472.85
D £1656.96
E £2025.17
F £2393.39
G £2761.60
H £3313.92

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Kesgrave conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Kesgrave carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Your expert solicitor will work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your quote will set out what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your move completes.

If, for any reason at all, your move does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

Sometimes the initial search results will recommend specialist searches e.g. a transport search.

To work out the cost of searches on a Kesgrave move, try our conveyancing cost 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 Kesgrave - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and onerous clauses in the lease.

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?

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Kesgrave?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is quite a lot more complicated than for a freehold property.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Kesgrave must undertake extra work, and this could include sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold property, It is recommended that the vendor contact a Kesgrave conveyancing solicitor as soon as is practicable.

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

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build property in Kesgrave can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

Your solicitor in Kesgrave must be able to deal with things like handling deposits, checking planning conditions have been fulfilled and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage HCI and HAPM.

Our highly experienced team of new build conveyancing solicitors are experts in working with buyers towards the best possible outcome 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.

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

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Kesgrave might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our network of solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a 100% mortgage with the NatWest or to a flexible mortgage with the Buckinghamshire Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender