Shepperton conveyancing FAQs

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

Shepperton is situated in Spelthorne Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Spelthorne Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1230.20
B £1435.23
C £1640.27
D £1845.30
E £2255.37
F £2665.43
G £3075.50
H £3690.60

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Shepperton conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Shepperton provide legal services on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Your expert solicitor will work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your quote will explain what the legal fees will be when your sale or purchase completes.

If, for any reason at all, your sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Property searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Shepperton 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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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Shepperton?

Almost all flats are leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold property typically takes longer than a freehold property as there is more to prepare and there are more parties involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete service charge accounts to out-of-date contact information for the freeholder.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are rare) is a great deal more involved in comparison with a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Shepperton. This can involve requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as possible, potentially before putting the property on the market,.

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

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

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Shepperton can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

A network of solicitors acting for all major lenders - so no matter whether you are moving to a lifetime tracker mortgage with the Nationwide Building Society or to a repayment mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, Quittance can help.

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