Palmers Green conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in London Borough of Enfield?

Palmers Green is situated in London Borough of Enfield. Council tax bands are:

Band London Borough of Enfield Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1036.93
B £1209.76
C £1382.58
D £1555.40
E £1901.04
F £2246.69
G £2592.33
H £3110.80

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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 Palmers Green conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Palmers Green provide legal services on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's 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 our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

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.

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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?

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.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

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 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Palmers Green can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancing team 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.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender