We are purchasing a £805000, how is stamp duty tax calculated?
The Stamp Duty owed is based on the property's value. Stamp duty will be £32200 on a £805000 property.*
*This information correct as of November 2012
The home being bought is on a ex-industrial site. Is zinc (Zn) soil contamination likely?
Legislation exists to control pollution, waste, water and chemical contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include radioactive waste.
I am purchasing a converted chapel. Is a chancel search necessary?
Your conveyancing solicitor could recommend a chancel search, regardless of the parish where the home being bought is located. In South East England's much older towns and villages, chancel repair may be apportioned on owners of a home where church councils may have not done so in the past. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.
What length of time can the legal work to buy a house take? If it matters, we are purchasing residential property in South East England.
The length of time taken to buy or sell property does vary. This is affected by a range of legal considerations including if the property is leasehold. Eight to twelve weeks is the industry-wide average, but we work for a deadline of six weeks.
For a fast conveyancing process to buy a £242,000 property, what should we ensure to speed up the process?
Firstly, fast South East England conveyancing is essential to is to use a proactive, diligent conveyancer. Consider the following when selecting:
- Do they use email?
- Do they use email?
- Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?
I want to exchange contracts on the selling of my leasehold flat within 28 days - are you very fast South East England solicitors ?
Many UK conveyancers are extremely unhurried which brings even more stress to the home conveyancing process.
Homeward Legals approach to conveyancing is to use modern CMS systems .
Critically we always look after you with a chosen solicitor incentivised to communicate by phone and email to the whole chain .