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Brixham conveyancing FAQs

How much is the Council Tax in Torbay Council in 2021?

Brixham is situated in Torbay Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Torbay UA Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,253.71
B £1,462.66
C £1,671.61
D £1,880.56
E £2,298.46
F £2,716.36
G £3,134.27
H £3,761.12

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Are Brixham conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Brixham carry out the conveyancing on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Other solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your conveyancing quote will explain what the fees and disbursements will be when your home sale or purchase completes.

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

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

Searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Brixham 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 Brixham - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold property in the UK is more complicated than buying a freehold. The many potential complications lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unreasonable managing agent fees and onerous 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?

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are rare) is quite a lot more difficult than for a freehold property.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Brixham must undertake additional legal work, such as sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to finding out if there are any payment arrears.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a lawyer as soon as possible.

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

The legal work for purchasing a new build in Brixham can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A property lawyer in Brixham must be able to deal with things like checking new build mortgage procedures are followed, checking that any contracts allow for future 'common parts' maintenance and .

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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 Brixham property?


The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Brixham will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Property solicitors on the panel for all major lenders - so no matter whether you are switching to a 100% mortgage with RBS or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, we can assist.

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Can Quittance help with a transfer of equity on my Brixham home?

The equity transfer process can be complicated, so most people complete the process through a conveyancing solicitor.

Your solicitor will advise on the options for joint ownership, complete the HM Land Registry paperwork, deal with Stamp Duty (SDLT) and handle the remortgage if applicable.

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If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Brixham, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.

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