Long Eaton conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Erewash Borough Council?

Long Eaton is situated in Erewash Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Erewash Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1153.91
B £1346.22
C £1538.54
D £1730.86
E £2115.50
F £2500.13
G £2884.77
H £3461.72

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

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Long Eaton?

Conveyancing fees include legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the extra third-party costs paid out on your behalf, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) or ground rent service charges. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Long Eaton are fixed, so for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Long Eaton?

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

Buying a leasehold house or flat in the UK can be very involved. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.

Your conveyancing 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?

Does sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Yes, it can take considerably longer to complete the legal work on a leasehold house or flat,compared to the sale of a freehold property.

The buyer's conveyancer will want to see these documents, such as a current statement of service charges. The time required by to gather this paperwork is usually the cause of these delays.

It could take several weeks to collect this paperwork if it is difficult to contact the managing agent or landlord, so the seller's solicitor should commence this at the earliest opportunity.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

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

The legal work for acquiring a new build in Long Eaton is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A property lawyer in Long Eaton must be able to deal with things like investigating developer incentives, ensuring new estate roads are adopted and .

Our highly experienced team of new build conveyancers are experts in representing buyers to achieve 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.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

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

Our conveyancing solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are switching to an offset mortgage with the NatWest or to a long-term fixed mortgage with the Dudley Building Society, Quittance can help.

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