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With an area of 276 square miles, Anglesey is the largest island in Wales and the seventh largest in the British Isles. The Welsh name for the island is Ynys Mon, and the majority of its inhabitants are Welsh speakers. Its largest town is Holyhead, with most of the industry being adjacent to Holyhead Port and links to the important ferry services to Ireland.

To protect the aesthetic appeal of Anglesey's coastline, almost all of it has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), protecting it from inappropriate development.

Easy access to the island is provided by the A55 expressway, via the Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait.

Anglesey conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Isle of Anglesey Council?

Anglesey is situated in Isle of Anglesey Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Isle of Anglesey Council Tax (2018/19)
A £960.52
B £1120.61
C £1280.69
D £1440.78
E £1760.95
F £2081.13
G £2401.30
H £2881.56
I £3361.82

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Are Anglesey conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Anglesey provide legal services on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Quittance's property lawyers work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your conveyancing quote will set out what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your house purchase or sale completes.

If, for whatever reason, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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I'm purchasing a house in Anglesey which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel search

Occasionally the location of the property will warrant additional searches , for example a mining search.

To work out how much searches will cost on a Anglesey move you can use our our online conveyancing costs calculator.

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

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be complicated. The many potential traps lying in wait for an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.

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

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are uncommon) is much more involved than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Anglesey, including getting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance premium details accounts.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is highly recommended that you instruct a property lawyer as early in the process as possible, and ideally before marketing the property,.

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

The conveyancing process for acquiring a new build home in Anglesey is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancing solicitor in Anglesey must be able to deal with things like dealing with lender conditions, handling withdrawal under the Consumer Code for Housebuilders and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and Build Assure.

Our specialist team of new build conveyancing solicitors are well versed in working with buyers towards a stress free move 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 Anglesey property?

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

The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Anglesey could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our network of solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a fixed-rate mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, our remortgage team can assist.

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