Flint conveyancing FAQs
How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Flintshire County Council?
Flint is situated in Flintshire County Council. Council tax bands are:
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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?
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Are Flint conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Flint carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate and other firms will work for a fixed fee.
Our expert solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your detailed quote will set out what the fees and disbursements will be when your house purchase or sale completes.
If, for whatever reason, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.
Will I need property searches when buying a property in Flint?
Searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Flint conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.
How long does leasehold conveyancing take?
Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Purchasing a leasehold property typically takes longer than a freehold house because there is more to prepare.
Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete service charge accounts to out-of-date contact information for the freeholder.
Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.
Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Flint?
The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more technical than it is for a freehold home.
Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Flint. This can involve sourcing an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the lease.
To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Flint property?
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 Flint should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.
Our conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a variable-rate with Bradford & Bingley or to a capped-rate mortgage with Virgin Money, we can help.