Kettering conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Kettering Borough Council?

Kettering is situated in Kettering Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Kettering Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1121.13
B £1307.99
C £1494.84
D £1681.70
E £2055.41
F £2429.12
G £2802.83
H £3363.40

Read more:

Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

£

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 Kettering?

Conveyancing fees are made up of the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty Land Tax or Office Copies. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Kettering are fixed, which means that for a standard transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no sneaky additional fees

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Kettering home move

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

Calculate my conveyancing feeswith our conveyancing fee calculator

Read more:

How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Conveyancing searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Kettering conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

Read more:

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

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Buying leasehold property can take weeks longer than a freehold house because there is more work involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from slow receipt of the managing agent information to an absent freeholder.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Kettering?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more involved than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Kettering, such as getting all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a Kettering conveyancing solicitor as soon as is practicable.

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

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 Kettering might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a tracker with RBS or to a joint mortgage with the Furness Building Society, Quittance can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender