Redditch conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Redditch Borough Council?

Redditch is situated in Redditch Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Redditch Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1150.45
B £1342.19
C £1533.93
D £1725.67
E £2109.15
F £2492.63
G £2876.12
H £3451.34

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

Conveyancing fees are comprised of the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on your behalf, such as Land Registry fees and landlord fees. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Redditch are fixed, meaning for a standard conveyancing transaction, what we quote is what you pay

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

Property searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Redditch 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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How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Redditch?

The vast majority of flats are leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. Buying a leasehold home will usually take more time than freehold property because there is more to prepare and there is greater complexity.

Causes of numerous delays can range from incomplete managing agent information to an unresponsive landlord.

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 Redditch - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is much more protracted than for a freehold property.

Leasehold complexity involves additional legal work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Redditch, which could include getting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year.

In order to resolve any leasehold delays faster, It is recommended that you instruct a Redditch conveyancing solicitor as early as possible.

I am remortgaging a property in Redditch - do I need a solicitor?

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Redditch should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a 95% mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a repayment mortgage with Birmingham Midshires, we can assist.

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