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Syston conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Charnwood Borough Council?

Syston is situated in Charnwood Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Charnwood Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1139.35
B £1329.24
C £1519.13
D £1709.02
E £2088.80
F £2468.58
G £2848.37
H £3418.04

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Are Syston conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Syston carry out the conveyancing on an hourly basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Our conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your quote will explain what the fees and disbursements will be when your house sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your house sale or purchase does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a property in Syston - which searches will I need?

The standard search pack will include:

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

Sometimes the location of the property will warrant further searches , for example an HS2 search.

To work out how much searches will cost on a Syston 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 Syston - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be very involved. The numerous common problems awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and short leases.

A specialist 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 Syston?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more time-consuming in comparison with a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Syston will usually undertake additional tasks, for example obtaining all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the insurance policy schedule.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as early as possible.

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


The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Syston remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our property lawyers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a cashback mortgage with Barclays Bank or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Monmouthshire Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

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