Abertillery conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Blaenau Gwent County Borough?

Abertillery is situated in Blaenau Gwent County Borough. Council tax bands are:

Band Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1218.63
B £1421.73
C £1624.84
D £1827.94
E £2234.15
F £2640.36
G £3046.57
H £3655.88
I £4265.19

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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Abertillery?

Conveyancing fees include the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the extra third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example HMLR fees and conveyancing searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Abertillery are fixed, which means that what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Abertillery?

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Abertillery conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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I am buying a leasehold property in Abertillery - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat can be very involved. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

A leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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Should I be wary of buying a leasehold house?

Should I buy a property with a short lease?

I am selling a leasehold property in Abertillery - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat or house is much more complicated than it is for a freehold home.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Abertillery will usually undertake additional work, including obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to looking into potential forfeiture proceedings.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as the decision is made to sell.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Abertillery property?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Abertillery will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our property solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a variable-rate with the Bank of Scotland or to a repayment mortgage with the Harpenden Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

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