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Redhill conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Reigate and Banstead Borough Council?

Redhill is situated in Reigate and Banstead Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

BandReigate and Banstead Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A£1250.07
B£1458.42
C£1666.76
D£1875.11
E£2291.80
F£2708.49
G£3125.18
H£3750.22

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

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs paid out on your behalf, for example HMLR registration fees or searches. Legal fees are for the work your solicitor carries out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Redhill are fixed, - for a standard conveyancing transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Redhill home move

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

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

Searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Redhill conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. 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 Redhill - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like and marriage value issues.

A specialist leasehold 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?

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Redhill?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more involved than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Redhill will usually undertake extra work, such as collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of historical insurance claims.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a Redhill conveyancing solicitor as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

I am buying a new build property in Redhill - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for purchasing a new build in Redhill is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

An experienced solicitor in Redhill will need to be qualified to handle things like working to tight developer deadlines, investigating issues with drains and roads that serve the property and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Trenwick International.

Our specialist team of new build conveyancing solicitors are well versed in representing buyers to achieve a stress free move and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

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

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Redhill remortgage solicitor could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

A network of solicitors acting for all major lenders - so whether you are you are switching to a variable-rate with the Halifax or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender

I am transferring equity in a Redhill property - do I need a solicitor?

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.

Quittance's panel of conveyancing solicitors can complete the legal work for your transfer of equity for a low, fixed cost.

How can Quittance help?

If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Redhill, 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
  • Redhill experts
  • CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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