Dukinfield conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council?

Dukinfield is situated in Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1103.80
B £1287.77
C £1471.73
D £1655.70
E £2023.63
F £2391.57
G £2759.50
H £3311.40

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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Dukinfield?

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

Conveyancing disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, paid out on your behalf, for example HMLR registration fees or Office Copies. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Dukinfield are fixed, - your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no nasty surprises

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

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

Searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Dukinfield 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 Dukinfield - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK can be very involved. The many potential problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.

A leasehold 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?

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more technical than for a more straightforward freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional legal work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Dukinfield, for example getting all relevant freeholder information, through to reserve fund details.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a solicitor as early in the process as possible, and potentially before marketing the property,.

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

The conveyancing process for acquiring a new build property in Dukinfield is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A solicitor in Dukinfield must be able to deal with things like dealing with lender conditions, ensuring that the contract is in the buyer's favour and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage and ACHI/Vantage.

Our highly experienced team of new build solicitors are highly experienced in helping buyers get the best 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.

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

Our property solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a cashback mortgage with Barclays Bank or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Furness Building Society, Quittance can help.

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