Aylesbury conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Aylesbury Vale District Council?

Aylesbury is situated in Aylesbury Vale District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Aylesbury Vale District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1184.14
B £1381.50
C £1578.85
D £1776.21
E £2170.92
F £2565.64
G £2960.35
H £3552.42

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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Read more about stamp duty:

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 Aylesbury?

Conveyancing fees will include the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs paid out on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty or Office Copies. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Aylesbury are fixed, so for a standard transaction, what we quote is what you pay

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Aylesbury 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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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

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

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The numerous common problems awaiting an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and marriage value issues.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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What you need to know about buying a leasehold property

Should I be wary of buying a leasehold house?

Should I buy a property with a short lease?

Could the sale of a leasehold property be delayed?

Correct, it can take much more time to carry out the legal work to sell a leasehold property when compared to conveyancing on a freehold house.

The buyer's solicitor will want to see several leasehold-related documents, including a copy of the freehold property's buildings insurance. Typically, delays are due to the time it takes the seller's conveyancer to source this information.

It could take several weeks to collect this information if it is difficult to contact the agent responsible for managing the property or they are slow to respond, so the seller's solicitor should get this underway even before you have found a buyer.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

I am remortgaging a property in Aylesbury - do I need a solicitor?

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Aylesbury remortgage solicitor could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our property lawyers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an offset mortgage with the HSBC or to a repayment mortgage with the Harpenden Building Society, Quittance can help.

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