Palmers Green conveyancing FAQs
How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in London Borough of Enfield in 2021?
Palmers Green is situated in London Borough of Enfield. Council tax bands are:
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Are Palmers Green conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Palmers Green provide legal services on an hourly rate.
Some property lawyers work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your quote will explain in detail what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your property sale or purchase goes through.
If, for whatever reason, your property sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by a No Move, No Fee guarantee.
I'm purchasing a property in Palmers Green which property searches will I require?
The standard pack includes:
- Regulated Local Authority Search
- Environmental Search
- Drainage and Water Search
- Chancel liability insurance (if required)
Sometimes the solicitor will recommend additional searches e.g. a transport search.
To see the cost of searches on a Palmers Green property try our calculator.
I am buying a leasehold property in Palmers Green - what do I need to know?
is more complicated than buying a freehold. The numerous common problems lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and unfair clauses in the lease.
Your conveyancing solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Does a leasehold property take longer to sell?
Yes, compared to freehold conveyancing. The conveyancing for selling leasehold properties usually takes longer.
The buyer's solicitor will expect to see this leasehold-related paperwork, like management company information and a current statement of service charges. Delays are usually the result of the time it takes your lawyer to source this information.
Your conveyancing solicitor should get this underway before a buyer has even been found, because this paperwork can take a long time to gather if it is difficult to contact the managing agent or landlord.
I am remortgaging a property in Palmers Green - do I need a solicitor?
Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.
The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Palmers Green can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.
Your conveyancing solicitor are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a 95% mortgage with Santander or to a two-year discount with the Allied Irish Bank, we can help.
Will I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Palmers Green property?
Changing the legal ownership structure of a property is known as a 'transfer of equity'. An owner (or owners) of a property may wish to transfer equity in a property for a number of reasons, including:
- Gifting a property to a child or relative, perhaps for tax planning reasons.
- Transferring a property into joint names after a marriage or civil partnership.
- Transferring a jointly owned property into a sole name following a divorce or separation.
Your next step
If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Palmers Green, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.
We work with a panel of specialist conveyancing solicitors to deliver a stress-free moving experience.
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- Fixed fee conveyancing service
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- 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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