Bromsgrove conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Bromsgrove District Council?

Bromsgrove is situated in Bromsgrove District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Bromsgrove District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1154.67
B £1347.12
C £1539.56
D £1732.01
E £2116.90
F £2501.79
G £2886.68
H £3464.02

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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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 Bromsgrove?

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

Disbursements are the extra third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example HM Land Registry fees or local authority searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Bromsgrove are fixed, which means that for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

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

Conveyancing searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Bromsgrove 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 Bromsgrove - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be complex. The many potential traps awaiting an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and short leases.

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?

Does a leasehold property take longer to sell?

Yes, it can take considerably longer to carry out the conveyancing on leasehold houses or flats,compared to the sale of a freehold property.

The buyer's solicitor will need to review these documents. These could include details of any breaches by other leaseholders and a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property. The time needed by the solicitor to get these documents together is the common cause of such delays.

It can take weeks to collect these details if the managing agent or landlord is slow or difficult to contact, so your solicitor ought to start this process even before you have found a buyer.

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

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Bromsgrove property?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Bromsgrove remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with the Halifax or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Furness Building Society, Quittance can help.

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