Bangor conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Gwynedd Council?

Bangor is situated in Gwynedd Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Gwynedd Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1067.35
B £1245.24
C £1423.14
D £1601.03
E £1956.81
F £2312.60
G £2668.38
H £3202.06
I £3735.73

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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 Bangor?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty or searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

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

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Bangor home move

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Bangor sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Bangor conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. 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 Bangor - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be very involved. The many potential problems lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and unfair clauses in the lease.

A good property lawyer 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?

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Bangor?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more specialised compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Bangor will usually undertake additional tasks, such as obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ascertaining if a license to assign is required.

In order to resolve any leasehold delays faster, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as is practicable.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Bangor 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 Bangor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are changing to an interest-only mortgage with the NatWest or to a two-year discount with the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender