Aberystwyth conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Ceredigion County Council?

Aberystwyth is situated in Ceredigion County Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Ceredigion County Council Tax (2018/19)
A £989.07
B £1153.92
C £1318.77
D £1483.61
E £1813.30
F £2142.99
G £2472.68
H £2967.22
I £3461.75

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

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

Conveyancing fees will include legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

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

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Aberystwyth sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Aberystwyth sale or purchase.

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I'm buying a property in Aberystwyth which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel search liability

On occasion the location of the property will warrant additional searches e.g. a transport search.

To see the price of searches on a Aberystwyth move you can use our our online conveyancing costs calculator.

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How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Aberystwyth?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. The conveyancing for leasehold property can take weeks more to complete than freehold property because there is more to prepare and there are more parties involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete managing agent information to an unresponsive landlord.

Quittance's team of leasehold specialists handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Aberystwyth?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is quite a lot more specialised in comparison with a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Aberystwyth must carry out additional work. This can involve sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that the seller instruct a Aberystwyth conveyancing solicitor as soon as is practicable.

I am buying a new build property in Aberystwyth - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing for purchasing a new build home in Aberystwyth is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancing solicitor in Aberystwyth must be able to deal with things like working to tight developer deadlines, working to builders' exchange timelines and .

Our highly experienced team of new build conveyancers are experts in representing buyers to achieve a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Aberystwyth might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are changing to an offset mortgage with Santander or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Furness Building Society, we can help.

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