Dursley conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Stroud District Council?

Dursley is situated in Stroud District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Stroud District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1162.48
B £1356.23
C £1549.97
D £1743.72
E £2131.21
F £2518.71
G £2906.20
H £3487.44

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

Stamp duty calculator

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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 Dursley conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Dursley carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will set out exactly what you will pay when your property transaction completes.

If, for any reason at all, your property transaction does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a house in Dursley - what searches do I need?

The standard search pack will include:

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

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

To find out the total cost of searches on a Dursley property, try 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 Dursley - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential complications awaiting an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

A specialist 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 Dursley?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more complicated than for a freehold property.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Dursley, and this could include sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ensuring that leasehold forms are completed.

In order to resolve any leasehold problems faster, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

I am remortgaging a property in Dursley - 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 good Dursley remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Quittance's solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a flexible mortgage with Santander or to a joint mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender