Kimberley conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Broxtowe Borough Council?

Kimberley is situated in Broxtowe Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Broxtowe Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1252.73
B £1461.51
C £1670.30
D £1879.09
E £2296.67
F £2714.24
G £3131.82
H £3758.18

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Kimberley conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Kimberley carry out the conveyancing on a price per hour basis others work on 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 explain what the fees and disbursements will be when your move completes.

If, for whatever reason, your move 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 Kimberley?

Searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Kimberley 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?

How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Kimberley?

Almost all flats are leasehold. Buying a leasehold home will usually take more time than freehold property as the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Varied factors, such as an unreachable freeholder or incomplete service charge accounts, can lead to serious delays.

Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is significantly more protracted than for a more straightforward freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional tasks on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Kimberley, such as obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related issues sooner, It is recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as early as possible.

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

The conveyancing process for buying a new build in Kimberley .

A conveyancer in Kimberley must be able to deal with things like handling equity loan schemes, checking that any contracts allow for future 'common parts' maintenance and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and AHCI.

Our award-winning team of new build 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.

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

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Kimberley remortgage solicitor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a flexible mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, we can help.

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