Maldon conveyancing FAQs
How much is the Council Tax in Maldon District Council in 2021?
Maldon is situated in Maldon District Council. Council tax bands are:
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Are Maldon conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Maldon carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.
Your conveyancing solicitor will work on a fixed fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your detailed quote will set out what the legal fees will be when your home sale or purchase goes through.
If, for whatever reason, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you are covered by a No Sale, No Fee guarantee.
I'm buying a house in Maldon which property searches will I require?
The standard pack includes:
- Local Authority Search
- Regulated Drainage and Water Search
- Residential Environmental Search
- Chancel liability insurance
Sometimes the initial search results will recommend specialist searches , for example a flood search.
To see the total cost of searches on a Maldon property use our conveyancing cost calculator.
How long does leasehold conveyancing take?
Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. Purchasing leasehold property can take weeks more to complete than a freehold property because there is more work involved and there are more parties involved.
Varied factors, such as out-of-date contact information for the freeholder or incomplete managing agent information, can lead to serious delays.
Quittance's team of leasehold specialists complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.
Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Maldon?
The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat or house is quite a lot more specialised than it is for a freehold home.
The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Maldon must undertake additional work, such as obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.
So as to resolve any leasehold-related issues sooner, It is recommended that you instruct a solicitor as soon as possible.
I am buying a new build property in Maldon - what do I need to know?
The conveyancing process for purchasing a new build property in Maldon can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.
A conveyancing solicitor in Maldon must be able to deal with things like liaising with the builder's onsite sales team, negotiating new build contracts and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage HCI and BOPAS.
I am remortgaging a property in Maldon - do I need a solicitor?
Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.
The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Maldon could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.
Conveyancing solicitors on the panel for every major lender - so whether you are you are switching to a fixed-rate mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Leeds Building Society, Quittance can help.
Will I need a solicitor if I am transferring equity in my Maldon home?
When one or more joint owners of a property transfers (gifts or sells) their share in a property, this is called a 'transfer of equity'. A solicitor can carry out the legal process for a transfer of equity, register the new owner(s) of the property and take care of any Stamp Duty paperwork. Your conveyancing solicitor can complete the process for a fixed fee.
Your next step
If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Maldon, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.
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Frequently asked questions:
- How do I speed up the conveyancing process?
- How much Stamp Duty (SDLT) will I need to pay in 2021?
- Why do I need to check my conveyancer's lender panel status before instructing?
- What do buyers need to know about conveyancing in 2021?
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