Aberdare conveyancing FAQs
What are the Council Tax bands in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council in 2021?
Aberdare is situated in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:
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Are Aberdare conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Aberdare carry out the conveyancing on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.
Your solicitor will work on a fixed fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your conveyancing quote will set out what the legal fees will be when your house sale or purchase goes through.
If, for whatever reason, your house sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with a No Move, No Fee guarantee.
I'm buying a house in Aberdare - what searches do I need?
The search pack for a standard property includes:
- Regulated Local Authority Search
- Residential Environmental Search
- Regulated Water Search
- Chancel search liability
Sometimes the initial search results will recommend specialist searches e.g. a transport search.
To work out how much searches will cost on a Aberdare house or flat, use our conveyancing cost calculator.
I am buying a leasehold property in Aberdare - what do I need to know?
Purchasing a leasehold house or flat in the UK is more complicated than buying a freehold. The many potential problems awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and marriage value issues.
A specialist leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?
Yes, it can take much more time to carry out the conveyancing on a leasehold property, compared to freehold conveyancing.
The buyer's solicitor will want to see several leasehold-related documents, such as details of any breaches by other leaseholders. Delays are usually caused by the time required by to gather this paperwork.
It can take weeks to collect this paperwork if the landlord or managing agent is slow or difficult to contact, so your solicitor should get this underway at the earliest opportunity.
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Aberdare property?
Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.
The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Aberdare can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.
Conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a cashback mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, Quittance can help.
I want to transfer equity in my Aberdare home - do I need a solicitor?
The equity transfer process can be complex. Most people complete the transfer process with the help of a conveyancing solicitor.
A solicitor will advise on the various options for joint ownership, complete the registration process, deal with Stamp Duty (SDLT) and handle the legal work for a remortgage if required.
Your next step
If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Aberdare, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.
We work with a panel of specialist conveyancing solicitors to deliver a stress-free moving experience.
- No Move, No Fee Guarantee
- Fixed fee conveyancing service
- Aberdare experts
- CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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Frequently asked questions:
- How do I speed up the conveyancing process?
- How much Stamp Duty (SDLT) will I need to pay in 2021?
- Why do I need to check my conveyancer's lender panel status before instructing?
- What do buyers need to know about conveyancing in 2021?
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