Kidlington conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Cherwell District Council?

Kidlington is situated in Cherwell District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Cherwell District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1216.78
B £1419.58
C £1622.37
D £1825.17
E £2230.76
F £2636.36
G £3041.95
H £3650.34

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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 Kidlington?

Conveyancing fees include legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs paid out on your behalf, such as HMLR fees and freeholder fees. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Kidlington are fixed, meaning for a standard conveyancing transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Property searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Kidlington 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 Kidlington - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in the UK can be very involved. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and onerous clauses in the lease.

A good property lawyer 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 Kidlington - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is much more difficult than for a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Kidlington will need to conduct additional tasks. This can involve collating all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the lease.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as possible.

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

The legal work for buying a new build property in Kidlington is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

Your solicitor in Kidlington must be able to deal with things like dealing with fast exchange timeframes, investigating issues with drains and roads that serve the property and .

Our specialist team of new build conveyancers are well versed in working with buyers towards the best 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.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Kidlington could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our conveyancers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with RBS or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender