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If you are remortgaging your property with a new lender you may require a solicitor or conveyancer to help you with the legal side of things.

We have Residential Property experts based at each of our offices in  AshfordCanterbury and Herne Bay. You will find our conveyancing experts easy to talk to and we will keep you fully informed as your remortgage  progresses. 

Please see our legal advisors' profile pages for full details of their experience and qualifications. 

Meet Louise Farrow, Residential Property Partner:

How much will it cost?  

Please see below details of our fees and disbursements/other associated costs.  

For straightforward remortgaging we offer a fixed rate of £500.00 plus VAT.

Other disbursements/associated costs which you will incur in the transaction include:

  • Copy title: £6 - £12.00
  • Local Search (£150 - £200) or Indemnity premium (£20 - £40)
  • Land Registry fee - Scale 2   (please see table 1 below). We wil generally make an online application.
  • £36 per electronic bank payment to repay your existing mortgage.

Table 1: Land Registry Charges:

HMLR (Scale 2)

Remortgage Amount




















How long will the remortgage take?

From start to finish it normally takes between four and eight weeks from receipt of your mortgage to offer to complete the remortgage process.

The key stages involved in the transaction are:

  • When switching to a new lender, the new mortgage company may  request that a solicitor carries out local searches and checks the title of your property
  • We will arrange for you to sign the Mortgage Deed
  • Once all searches and checks have been completed, the new lender releases the mortgage funds, and the solicitor repays the previous lender
  • The solicitor then updates the Land Register.

We Work With You

For further advice and information on remortgaging, contact a member of our residential property team today or call into your local office.

Thank you for taking the time to look at our website. We hope that you will decide to use girlings as your conveyancer.

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