Worcester Park conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in London Borough of Sutton?

Worcester Park is situated in London Borough of Sutton. Council tax bands are:

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?

Are Worcester Park conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Worcester Park carry out the conveyancing on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Our expert solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your conveyancing quote will set out exactly what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your property transaction goes through.

If, for any reason at all, your property transaction does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a house in Worcester Park - which searches will I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

On occasion the location of the property will warrant additional searches , for example a radon gas search.

To see the total cost of searches on a Worcester Park house or flat, use 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 Worcester Park - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be complicated. The many potential problems awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and onerous covenants.

A good property lawyer 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. The legal work for selling a leasehold property can be seriously delayed.

The buyer's solicitor must review several leasehold-related documents, such as an up-to-date statement of service charges. Delays are usually the result of the time it takes your lawyer to get these documents together.

It can take a long time to gather these details if it is difficult to contact the managing agent or they are slow to respond, so your conveyancing solicitor should start this process at the earliest opportunity.

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

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

The legal work for acquiring a new build property in Worcester Park is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A good solicitor in Worcester Park must be able to deal with things like dealing with lender conditions, spotting incomplete agreements for roads and sewers and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Checkmate.

Our highly experienced team of new build conveyancers are well versed 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 Worcester Park - do I need a solicitor?

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Worcester Park remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a flexible mortgage with Birmingham Midshires or to a joint mortgage with the Chelsea Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender