Conveyancing Solicitors in Royal Tunbridge Wells

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Conveyancing in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Conveyancing is the legal process for transferring the ownership of property from one party to another, or the legal work involved in a transfer of equity or remortgage. If you're looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Royal Tunbridge Wells, you're in the right place. Get a fast & proactive solicitor from a nationwide panel of conveyancing experts.

We have helped Royal Tunbridge Wells and Tunbridge Wells clients with buying, selling, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

Other areas covered: Crowborough, Gillingham, Medway and Tonbridge

Royal Tunbridge Wells Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Royal Tunbridge Wells

A historic spa town in Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells is known for its elegant architecture, the Pantiles shopping area, and its green spaces including Dunorlan Park. The town has a population of approximately 57,000.

Royal Tunbridge Wells house prices

The average price paid for a property in Royal Tunbridge Wells between March and April 2024 was £281,373 (updated July 2024).

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Council Tax in Royal Tunbridge Wells (2023/24)

Royal Tunbridge Wells is in Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.

Band Amount
A £1,423.45
B £1,660.69
C £1,897.93
D £2,135.17
E £2,609.65
F £3,084.13
G £3,558.62
H £4,270.34

What will my Royal Tunbridge Wells solicitor do?

A solicitor plays an essential role during a property purchase, and assists the buyer with the legal side of transferring ownership from the seller to the buyer. This means performing due diligence on the property purchase, such as raising questions for the seller's solicitor, obtaining searches from authorities including Tunbridge Wells Council, handling the transfer of funds and registering your ownership of the property.

In addition to standard searches, Royal Tunbridge Wells conveyancing solicitors may undertake chalk mining searches.

Purchasing a home with a mortgage?

During the house buying process, your solicitor also has to take care of legal matters for your mortgage bank.

If your lawyer isn't accepted on your bank's panel, it may take weeks longer to purchase your property.

More than 100 banks and specialist lenders have approved our chosen panel solicitors. We can help you complete your Royal Tunbridge Wells transaction without delay.

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New Build Conveyancing

The conveyancing process for purchasing a new build property in Royal Tunbridge Wells is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A solicitor in Royal Tunbridge Wells must be able to deal with things like handling equity loan schemes, investigating road and drainage issues and any other mortgage issues.

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Selling a property in Royal Tunbridge Wells

When selling a Royal Tunbridge Wells property, your solicitor will prepare the necessary documentation - such as the title deeds and the various property information forms, and help you complete these forms. The duties of a seller's solicitor includes handling obstacles like a planning issue, responding to the buyer's solicitor's questions and redeeming the mortgage.

By taking action to work with both sides, like estate agents, landlords and lenders, your lawyer will help make sure your home move completes as soon as possible.

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Remortgage conveyancing

Latest Bank of England base rate now at 5.25% (19 July, 2024)

You will need to check the solicitor that you want to carry out the legal work for your remortgage is an approved member of your lender's legal panel before you instruct.

Our partner panel solicitors are panel members for all major banks and building societies. Whether you are switching to a 25-year mortgage from Bank of Scotland or moving to a lifetime mortgage with Cynergy Bank, we can help your remortgage complete quickly.

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Transfer of equity

Whether you are inheritance tax (IHT) planning, transferring the ownership of your home to your daughter, son or other family member or adding one or more people to the deeds, you will need to work with a conveyancing solicitor to handle the transfer of equity. Your property lawyer will complete the process for a guaranteed fixed fee.

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How much does conveyancing cost in Royal Tunbridge Wells?

Legal fees

These fees are paid to your conveyancing solicitor for the work they carry out on your behalf. Your conveyancing solicitor's quote should clearly detail the legal fees, including VAT, that you pay when the property transaction is complete.

Disbursements (third party costs)

Disbursements are additional costs on top of your conveyancing solicitor's fees for third-party costs incurred on your behalf. Third-party disbursements include Stamp Duty and Land Registry fees.

Read the terms and conditions

Some firms list extra charges in their terms and conditions. This can mean an inflated final bill. Beware of extra fees, if you are comparing quotes.

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