Earl Shilton conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Hinckley & Bosworth District Council?

Earl Shilton is situated in Hinckley & Bosworth District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Hinckley & Bosworth District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1124.10
B £1311.45
C £1498.80
D £1686.15
E £2060.85
F £2435.55
G £2810.25
H £3372.30

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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 Earl Shilton conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Earl Shilton provide legal services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your conveyancing quote will explain in detail what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your transaction completes.

If, for any reason at all, your transaction does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with 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 Earl Shilton?

Property searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Earl Shilton 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 Earl Shilton - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold property in the UK can be complex. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like and onerous covenants.

Your conveyancing 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?

I am selling a leasehold property in Earl Shilton - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more complicated than it is for a freehold home.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Earl Shilton, such as requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of common parts management.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related difficulties sooner, It is strongly advised that you instruct a solicitor as soon as possible.

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

The conveyancing process for acquiring a new build in Earl Shilton can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

An experienced solicitor in Earl Shilton must be able to deal with things like handling deposits, checking that any contracts allow for future 'common parts' maintenance and working with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage and Build Assure.

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are well versed in representing buyers to achieve 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.

I am remortgaging a property in Earl Shilton - do I need a solicitor?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Earl Shilton remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are changing to an interest-only mortgage with Santander or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Chelsea Building Society, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender