Notting Hill conveyancing FAQs
What are the council tax bands in Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea?
Notting Hill is situated in Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Council tax bands are as follows:
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Are Notting Hill conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Notting Hill offer services on an hourly basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.
Quittance's expert solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your quote will set out what the fees and disbursements will be when your property transaction goes through.
If, for any reason at all, your property transaction does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.
I'm buying a property in Notting Hill - what searches do I need?
The standard search pack will include:
- Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
- Drainage and Water Search
- Environmental Search
- Chancel search
On occasion the solicitor will advise further searches such as a British waterways search.
To work out the total cost of searches on a Notting Hill purchase use our calculator.
How long does leasehold conveyancing take?
Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold property can take weeks more to complete than a freehold home as there are more parties involved.
Delays in leasehold transactions could include anything from absent freeholders to slow receipt of the managing agent information.
Our expert leasehold conveyancing team complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.
I am selling a leasehold property in Notting Hill - what do I need to know?
Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more involved than for a freehold property.
The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Notting Hill will usually undertake extra work, which could include sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.
In order to resolve any leasehold problems faster, It is highly recommended that you instruct a lawyer as soon as possible.
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Notting Hill property?
The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Notting Hill can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.
Conveyancing solicitors on the panel for all major lenders - so whether you are you are changing to a tracker with the Bank of Scotland or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.
Will I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Notting Hill property?
A 'transfer of equity' involves changing the ownership structure of a property by adding or removing an owner (or owners) from the deeds. Reasons for an equity transfer include:
- Transferring a property into joint ownership after a marriage or civil partnership.
- Removing an ex-partner from the deeds after a divorce.
- Giving a property to a child or other relative.
- Removing a co-owner who wishes to sell their share.
Quittance's panel of conveyancing solicitors will carry out all the legal work required for your transfer of equity for a low, fixed fee.
How can Quittance help?
If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Notting Hill, our panel of expert conveyancing solicitors can help.
We aim to deliver a stress-free moving experience. We focus on proactive communication to help drive your sale or purchase forwards.
- No Move, No Fee Guarantee
- Fixed fee conveyancing service
- Notting Hill experts
- CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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