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Sunbury On Thames conveyancing FAQs

What are the Council Tax bands in Spelthorne Borough Council in 2021?

Sunbury On Thames is situated in Spelthorne Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Spelthorne Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,324.72
B £1,545.51
C £1,766.29
D £1,987.08
E £2,428.65
F £2,870.23
G £3,311.80
H £3,974.16

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Are Sunbury On Thames conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Sunbury On Thames offer services on an hourly rate.

Some conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your conveyancing quote will set out what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your sale or purchase completes.

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

I'm buying a property in Sunbury On Thames which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

Occasionally the solicitor will recommend specialist searches e.g. a British waterways search.

To check how much searches will cost on a Sunbury On Thames purchase, try our conveyancing cost 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 Sunbury On Thames - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.

A good property lawyer 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 a leasehold property take longer to sell?

Compared to freehold property, yes. The conveyancing for selling a leasehold property can take much longer.

The buyer's solicitor will expect to see this leasehold-related paperwork, including management company information. Delays are usually the result of the time it takes your solicitor to gather this paperwork.

Your solicitor should start this process even before you have found a buyer, as these details could take several weeks to collect if the managing agent 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 Sunbury On Thames property?

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I want to transfer equity in my Sunbury On Thames home - will I need a solicitor?

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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If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Sunbury On Thames, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.

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