March conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Fenland District Council?

March is situated in Fenland District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Fenland District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1216.49
B £1419.24
C £1621.99
D £1824.74
E £2230.24
F £2635.74
G £3041.23
H £3649.48

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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?

Are March conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in March offer their services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will set out exactly what the fees and disbursements will be when your property transaction completes.

If, for any reason at all, your property transaction does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a home in March - what searches do I need?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel search liability

On occasion the solicitor will recommend additional searches e.g. a flood search.

To work out the total cost of searches on a March move, try our conveyancing cost 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 March - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

A specialist leasehold 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?

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold property is a great deal more technical in comparison with a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in March, such as requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that the vendor contact a March conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible.

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

The legal work for buying a new build in March can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancing solicitor in March will need to be qualified to handle things like investigating developer incentives, working to builders' exchange timelines and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage and Trenwick International.

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancers are highly experienced in representing buyers to achieve the best outcome and working to tight developer deadlines.

Read more:

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 March - do I need a solicitor?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good March remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an offset mortgage with the NatWest or to a joint mortgage with the Coventry Building Society, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender