Selsey conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Chichester District Council?

Selsey is situated in Chichester District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Chichester District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1131.77
B £1320.39
C £1509.02
D £1697.65
E £2074.91
F £2452.16
G £2829.42
H £3395.30

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Selsey conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Selsey carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Our expert solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your conveyancing quote will explain in detail what the fees and disbursements will be when your transaction goes through.

If, for any reason at all, your transaction does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a property in Selsey which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance

Occasionally the results of the standard searches will necessitate further searches , for example a commons registration search.

To work out the total cost of searches on a Selsey move use our conveyancing 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 Selsey - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and unfair clauses in the lease.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer 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?

I am selling a leasehold property in Selsey - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold property is much more complicated than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Selsey must undertake additional tasks. This can involve sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is highly recommended that you instruct a conveyancer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

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

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

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Selsey could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our conveyancers are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a cashback mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a two-year discount with the Furness Building Society, Quittance can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender