West Bridgford conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Rushcliffe Council?

West Bridgford is situated in Rushcliffe Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Rushcliffe Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1260.25
B £1470.30
C £1680.34
D £1890.38
E £2310.46
F £2730.55
G £3150.63
H £3780.76

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

Stamp duty calculator

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Read more about stamp duty:

What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are West Bridgford conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in West Bridgford offer their services on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Our property lawyers work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your detailed quote will set out what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your move completes.

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a house in West Bridgford - what searches do I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Water search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance

On occasion the initial search results will recommend further searches e.g. a radon gas search.

To find out the total cost of searches on a West Bridgford move you can use our 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 West Bridgford - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like unreasonable managing agent fees and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer 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?

I am selling a leasehold property in West Bridgford - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is a great deal more complex in comparison with a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in West Bridgford will usually undertake extra work, for example sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year (and any anticipated payments on account).

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that you instruct a conveyancer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

I am remortgaging a property in West Bridgford - do I need a solicitor?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in West Bridgford might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

A network of solicitors acting for all major lenders - so no matter whether you are switching to a tracker with Bradford & Bingley or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Harpenden Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender