Warlingham conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Tandridge District Council?

Warlingham is situated in Tandridge District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Tandridge District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1253.49
B £1462.40
C £1671.32
D £1880.23
E £2298.06
F £2715.89
G £3133.72
H £3760.46

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

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

Disbursements are the extra third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. HMLR registration fees or Official Entries. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Warlingham are fixed, so for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Warlingham sale or purchase

Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Warlingham sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

Sometimes the results of the standard searches will necessitate further searches , for example a British waterways search.

To see the price of searches on a Warlingham purchase, try our online conveyancing costs calculator.

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

How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Warlingham?

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. The legal work for leasehold property can take weeks longer than freehold property because there is more to prepare.

Varied factors, such as an unresponsive landlord or missing leasehold documents, can lead to serious delays.

Our expert leasehold conveyancing team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

Does sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Compared to freehold property, yes. The conveyancing for selling a leasehold property can be seriously delayed.

The buyer's conveyancer will need to review several leasehold-related documents, like management company information and details of any breaches by other leaseholders. The time required by your lawyer to source this information is commonly the source of delays.

It can take a long time to gather the managing agent's information if the landlord or managing agent is slow or difficult to contact, so your conveyancing solicitor should commence this before a buyer has even been found.

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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 Warlingham property?

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Warlingham remortgage solicitor could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our network of solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a tracker with the NatWest or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, Quittance can help.

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