Stanford Le Hope conveyancing FAQs

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

Stanford Le Hope is situated in Thurrock Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Thurrock Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1018.14
B £1187.83
C £1357.52
D £1527.21
E £1866.59
F £2205.97
G £2545.35
H £3054.42

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Stanford Le Hope conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Stanford Le Hope offer services on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Our panel of conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your quote will explain in detail what the legal fees will be when your property sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your property sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a property in Stanford Le Hope which property searches will I require?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

On occasion the location of the property will warrant additional searches such as a radon gas search.

To find out the cost of searches on a Stanford Le Hope purchase try 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 Stanford Le Hope - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be complex. The many potential problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and excessive freehold premiums.

A 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?

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Stanford Le Hope?

The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more technical than it is for a freehold home.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Stanford Le Hope will usually undertake additional tasks, such as collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is recommended that you instruct a conveyancer as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

I am buying a new build property in Stanford Le Hope - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build in Stanford Le Hope can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancing solicitor in Stanford Le Hope must be able to deal with things like investigating developer incentives, confirming Section 38 agreements and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage and Build Assure.

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancing solicitors are highly experienced in representing buyers to achieve the best possible outcome 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 Stanford Le Hope property?

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Stanford Le Hope can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancing team are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a tracker with the Bank of Scotland or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Yorkshire Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender