Lee On The Solent conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Gosport Borough Council?

Lee On The Solent is situated in Gosport Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Gosport Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1108.90
B £1293.72
C £1478.53
D £1663.35
E £2032.98
F £2402.62
G £2772.25
H £3326.70

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Lee On The Solent conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Lee On The Solent carry out the conveyancing on an hourly basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your quote will set out what you will pay when your home sale or purchase completes.

If, for any reason at all, your home sale or purchase 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 purchasing a house in Lee On The Solent - which searches will I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Sometimes the location of the property will warrant specialist searches , for example a radon gas search.

To find out the total cost of searches on a Lee On The Solent house or flat use our online conveyancing costs 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 Lee On The Solent - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold property in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and marriage value issues.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer 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?

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Lee On The Solent?

The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more complicated than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Lee On The Solent must carry out additional tasks, which could include requesting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy schedule.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related issues sooner, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as the decision is made to sell.

I am remortgaging a property in Lee On The Solent - do I need a solicitor?

Yes.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Lee On The Solent remortgage solicitor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a tracker with Bradford & Bingley or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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