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Rothwell conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Kettering Borough Council in 2021?

Rothwell is situated in Kettering Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:

Band Kettering Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,215.67
B £1,418.28
C £1,620.90
D £1,823.51
E £2,228.73
F £2,633.96
G £3,039.18
H £3,647.02

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

Conveyancing fees include fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on your behalf, for example Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and planning documents. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Your fees for buying or selling a house in Rothwell are fixed, so for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you are quoted is what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Rothwell property sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Rothwell sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

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

Searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Rothwell 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 Rothwell - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in the UK can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and excessive freehold premiums.

Your 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 sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Yes, compared to freehold conveyancing. Sale conveyancing for a leasehold home can result in long delays.

The buyer's solicitor must review this leasehold-related paperwork, including a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property. The time required by to source this information is the common cause of such delays.

Your lawyer should get this underway before a buyer has even been found, because this information can take a long time to gather if the agent responsible for managing the property is slow or difficult to contact.

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

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

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Rothwell can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a lifetime tracker mortgage with Birmingham Midshires or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, a remortgage specialist can help.

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I want to transfer equity in my Rothwell home - will 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.

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