Taverham conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Broadland District Council?

Taverham is situated in Broadland District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Broadland District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1167.15
B £1361.67
C £1556.20
D £1750.72
E £2139.77
F £2528.82
G £2917.87
H £3501.44

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Taverham?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on your behalf, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) or conveyancing searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Taverham are fixed, meaning what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Taverham property sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Taverham sale or purchase.

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I'm buying a property in Taverham which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Occasionally the initial search results will recommend additional searches e.g. a flood search.

To work out the cost of searches on a Taverham property, try our conveyancing calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. Leasehold houses are less common, but there are still an estimated 1 million such properties across the country. Buying a leasehold home will usually take more time than a freehold house because there is more to prepare and more technical complexity exists.

Delays in leasehold transactions could include anything from absent freeholders to missing leasehold documents.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month, and our proactive approach can mean faster conveyancing.

Does sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Yes, it can take much more time to carry out the conveyancing on a leasehold property, compared to freehold conveyancing.

The buyer's conveyancer will want to see this leasehold-related paperwork, including a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property. Delays are usually the result of the time required by to get these documents together.

It could take several weeks to collect this paperwork if the managing agent is slow or difficult to contact, so the solicitor ought to start this process even before a sale has been agreed.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

I am buying a new build property in Taverham - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for acquiring a new build home in Taverham is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

A property lawyer in Taverham must be able to deal with things like checking new build mortgage procedures are followed, handling initial Land Registry registration and .

Our specialist team of new build conveyancers are highly experienced in working with buyers towards the best 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.

I am remortgaging a property in Taverham - do I need a solicitor?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

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

Our network of solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a variable-rate with RBS or to a long-term fixed mortgage with the Buckinghamshire Building Society, we can help.

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