Bargoed conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Caerphilly County Borough Council?

Bargoed is situated in Caerphilly County Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Caerphilly County Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £872.47
B £1017.89
C £1163.30
D £1308.71
E £1599.53
F £1890.36
G £2181.18
H £2617.42
I £3053.65

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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 Bargoed?

Conveyancing fees are comprised of the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on your behalf, for example Land Registry fees or land charges. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Bargoed are fixed, which means that for a standard transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no sneaky additional fees

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Bargoed move

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a property in Bargoed - which searches will I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Occasionally the location of the property will warrant specialist searches e.g. a commons registration search.

To find out the cost of searches on a Bargoed property, use our conveyancing cost calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

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

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and onerous clauses in the lease.

Your conveyancing solicitor 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?

Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?

Yes, it can take much more time to carry out the conveyancing on a leasehold property, compared to freehold conveyancing.

The buyer's solicitor will want to see several leasehold-related documents, such as details of any breaches by other leaseholders. Delays are usually caused by the time required by to gather this paperwork.

It can take weeks to collect this paperwork if the landlord or managing agent is slow or difficult to contact, so your solicitor should get this underway at the earliest opportunity.

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

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

The conveyancing for buying a new build home in Bargoed .

A conveyancing solicitor in Bargoed will need to be qualified to handle things like handling structural guarantees, investigating issues with drains and roads that serve the property and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage HCI and Castle.

Our specialist team of new build conveyancing solicitors are experts in representing buyers to achieve the best possible outcome 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.

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

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Bargoed could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Quittance's solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a flexible mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a two-year discount with the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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