Dawlish conveyancing FAQs

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

Dawlish is situated in Teignbridge District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Teignbridge District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1223.31
B £1427.20
C £1631.08
D £1834.97
E £2242.74
F £2650.51
G £3058.28
H £3669.94

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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?

Are Dawlish conveyancing fees fixed?

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

Our panel of conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your quote will explain in detail what the fees and disbursements will be when your move completes.

If, for any reason at all, your move does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

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

Purchasing a leasehold property in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The numerous common problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like 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 sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Yes, compared to freehold conveyancing. The conveyancing for selling leasehold properties can result in long delays.

The solicitor acting for the buyer will want to see several leasehold-related documents. These could include an up-to-date statement of service charges and management company information. Delays are usually caused by the time required by your lawyer to source this information.

Your lawyer ought to start this process even before you have found a buyer, as the managing agent's information could take several weeks to collect if it is difficult to contact the agent responsible for managing the property or they are slow to respond.

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

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Dawlish 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 switching to an interest-only mortgage with the HSBC or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Dudley Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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