Oxted conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Tandridge District Council?

Oxted is situated in Tandridge District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Tandridge District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1253.49
B £1462.40
C £1671.32
D £1880.23
E £2298.06
F £2715.89
G £3133.72
H £3760.46

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

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

Conveyancing fees are made up of legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the extra third-party costs incurred on your behalf, such as Land Registry fees or management company information. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Oxted are fixed, which means that what we quote is what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Oxted sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Oxted sale or purchase.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Oxted?

Conveyancing searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Oxted conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage 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 Oxted - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat in the UK can be very involved. The many potential problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unreasonable managing agent fees and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.

A good property lawyer 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?

I am selling a leasehold property in Oxted - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is a great deal more technical than it is for a freehold home.

Leasehold complexity involves additional legal work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Oxted. This can involve getting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of historical insurance claims.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a solicitor as early in the process as possible, and preferably before marketing the property,.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Oxted remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Quittance's solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a variable-rate with Lloyds Bank or to a flexible mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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