Conveyancing Solicitors in Kent
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Do I need a Conveyancer?
If you plan on buying, selling or remortgaging a house, then you’ll be required to go through the legal aspect of buying known as Conveyancing. Yes, you can do the conveyancing yourself, but it’s very complicated and take up a lot of valuble time (DIY Conveyancing). If you require a mortgage you’re mortgage provider will usually require a Conveyancer known to them.
That’s the reason almost all of property buyer and sellers instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer to handle the legal work. With our trusted Conveyancers the legal processes is made quick and simple, they make it cheaper than you’d think (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are like Solicitors, but they just specialise in property law and they are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancers handle the process online via email and over the phone. They’re more common than traditional Solicitors as they are far less expensive (most of the time).
Using a Local Conveyancer in Kent
Some people prefer to choose a local solicitor and meet face to face. These days the majority of conveyancing is done through phone and email, rarely do people meet they’re conveyancer in person. Using a local solicitor can be expensive, it’s far less expensive to instruct a nationwide online conveyancing firm that acts for properties in your area. It’s completely up to you who you choose to instruct, you do not have to use an Estate Agents ‘recommended’ solicitor.
Remortgage Conveyancing Kent
If you’re remortgaging a property for whatever reason, you’ll need a solicitor to help you with the legal aspect. This is a simple and inexpensive procedure (usually around £300-£400). We compare remortgage conveyancing solicitors in and around Kent.
The national average timescale for conveyancing is between 9-10 weeks. Conveyancing for simple purchase transactions can take just 4-6 weeks but a more complicated transaction can take much much longer to complete. Some transactions have been known to take over a year to complete, why? More info visit our How long does conveyancing take?.
If you are buying a property in Kent (or anywhere in England and Wales), for more than £125,000, you will be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (or SDLT for short). This tax is calculated in brackets, like the UK income tax system. When you get a quote with us, we calculate the Stamp Duty (SDLT) you’ll have to pay for you. For more info visit our Stamp Duty Rates and Examples page.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south west. The county also shares borders with Essex via the Dartford Crossing and the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.
The current average value in Kent is £330,000. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £252,112 and semi-detached properties valued £323,789. In the past year property prices in Kent have increased 2.76%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.