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Exmouth conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in East Devon Council in 2021?

Exmouth is situated in East Devon Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:

Band East Devon Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,311.29
B £1,529.83
C £1,748.38
D £1,966.93
E £2,404.03
F £2,841.12
G £3,278.22
H £3,933.86

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Are Exmouth conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Exmouth offer services on an hourly rate and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Your solicitor will work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your detailed quote will explain in detail what you will pay when your home sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will be covered by a No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

I'm purchasing a property in Exmouth - what searches do I need?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel search

On occasion the location of the property will warrant further searches e.g. a radon gas search.

To see how much searches will cost on a Exmouth move you can use our our online conveyancing costs calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in Exmouth?

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. The conveyancing for a leasehold flat can take weeks more to complete than a freehold house because leasehold transactions involve more work.

Varied factors, such as an unresponsive landlord or missing leasehold documents, can lead to serious delays.

Quittance's team of leasehold specialists handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Exmouth?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more specialised compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Exmouth will usually undertake additional tasks, such as obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ascertaining if a license to assign is required.

In order to resolve any leasehold delays faster, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as is practicable.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Exmouth could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a flexible mortgage with Barclays Bank or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Bank of Ireland, our remortgage team can assist.

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Will I need a solicitor in order to transfer equity in my Exmouth property?

If you wish to gift or transfer your share of a property you jointly own to someone else, you will need a solicitor to complete the 'Transfer of Equity'. For a low fixed fee, Your conveyancing solicitor will handle all the legal work for a equity transfer, and they can also complete remortgage conveyancing work at the same time.

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If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Exmouth, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.

We work with a panel of specialist conveyancing solicitors to deliver a stress-free moving experience.

  • No Move, No Fee Guarantee
  • Fixed fee conveyancing service
  • Exmouth experts
  • CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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