Sheerness conveyancing FAQs
How much is the Council Tax in Swale Borough Council in 2021?
Sheerness is situated in Swale Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:
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Are Sheerness conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Sheerness offer services on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.
Your property lawyer will work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your quote will set out exactly what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your house sale or purchase completes.
If, for whatever reason, your house sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by a No Move, No Fee guarantee.
I'm buying a property in Sheerness which property searches will I require?
The standard search pack will include:
- Regulated Local Authority Search
- Water search
- Residential Environmental Search
- Chancel search liability
Occasionally the initial search results will recommend specialist searches , for example a transport search.
To check how much searches will cost on a Sheerness property use our calculator.
I am buying a leasehold property in Sheerness - what do I need to know?
Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The numerous common problems lying in wait for an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.
A specialist leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Could the sale of a leasehold property be delayed?
Yes. The conveyancing for selling leasehold houses or flats can take much longer.
The buyer's conveyancer must review several leasehold-related documents, such as three years' filed accounts for the property management. The time required by the seller's conveyancer to gather this paperwork is usually the cause of these delays.
It can take a long time to gather these details if it is difficult to contact the agent responsible for managing the property or they are slow to respond, so your conveyancing solicitor should start this process even before a sale has been agreed.
I am buying a new build property in Sheerness - what do I need to know?
The legal work for buying a new build home in Sheerness .
A good solicitor in Sheerness must be able to deal with things like squaring developer incentives with lenders, working to builders' exchange timelines and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and Castle.
I am remortgaging a property in Sheerness - do I need a solicitor?
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 Sheerness remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.
Property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a 95% mortgage with the Halifax or to a flexible mortgage with Birmingham Midshires, a remortgage specialist can help.
I want to transfer equity in my Sheerness home - how does this work?
If you need to transfer equity in a property, we can help. Whether you are adding someone to the deeds, separating from a partner or gifting your property to a child or relative, our conveyancing solicitor panel can handle the legal process. Get a quick quote for our fast and cost-effective conveyancing service. If you also need a solicitor for a remortgage, this can be included in a single, fixed-fee quote.
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