West Molesey conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Elmbridge Borough Council?

West Molesey is situated in Elmbridge Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Elmbridge Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1242.41
B £1449.48
C £1656.55
D £1863.62
E £2277.76
F £2691.90
G £3106.03
H £3727.24

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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 West Molesey?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs paid out on your behalf, for example HM Land Registry fees and leasehold management packs. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in West Molesey are fixed, which means that what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your West Molesey property sale or purchase

Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your West Molesey sale or purchase.

Calculate my conveyancing fees with our conveyancing fee calculator

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

Will I need property searches when buying a property in West Molesey?

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by West Molesey conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. 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 West Molesey - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be very involved. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

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?

Does the conveyancing for selling leasehold take longer?

Yes, compared to freehold conveyancing. Sale conveyancing for a leasehold home typically takes longer.

The solicitor acting for the buyer will need to review these documents, including a copy of the freehold property's buildings insurance. Delays are usually the result of the time it takes to gather this paperwork.

The solicitor should commence this as soon as possible, as this information could take several weeks to collect if it is difficult to contact the managing agent.

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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 West Molesey property?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good West Molesey remortgage solicitor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are changing to an interest-only mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Skipton Building Society, Quittance can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender