Halesowen conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council?

Halesowen is situated in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £972.61
B £1134.72
C £1296.82
D £1458.92
E £1783.12
F £2107.33
G £2431.53
H £2917.84

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

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

Conveyancing fees are made up of fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on your behalf, for example Land Registry fees and land charges. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Halesowen are fixed, - what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Halesowen property sale or purchase

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

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

Conveyancing searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Halesowen conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage 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 Halesowen - what do I need to know?

can be very involved. The many potential complications lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and onerous clauses in the lease.

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?

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is a great deal more involved than for a more straightforward freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional tasks on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Halesowen, such as requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related delays sooner, It is strongly advised that you instruct a conveyancer as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

I am remortgaging a property in Halesowen - do I need a solicitor?

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Halesowen can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our network of solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a fixed-rate mortgage with Birmingham Midshires or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Monmouthshire Building Society, Quittance can help.

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