Wallington conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in London Borough of Sutton?

Wallington is situated in London Borough of Sutton. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band London Borough of Sutton Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1068.50
B £1246.58
C £1424.67
D £1602.75
E £1958.92
F £2315.08
G £2671.25
H £3205.50

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

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 Wallington?

Conveyancing fees are made up of fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, for example Stamp Duty Land Tax and land charges. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

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

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Wallington move

Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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

Searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Wallington 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?

I am buying a leasehold property in Wallington - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

Your conveyancing 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?

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Wallington?

The legal work for a leasehold property is significantly more complex than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Wallington will usually undertake extra work. This can involve obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a Wallington conveyancing solicitor as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

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

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

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Wallington can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a variable-rate with Barclays Bank or to a joint mortgage with the Monmouthshire Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender