Kingswinford conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council?

Kingswinford is situated in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

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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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

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?

Are Kingswinford conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Kingswinford offer services on an hourly basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your quote will explain in detail what the fees and disbursements will be when your house purchase or sale completes.

If, for any reason at all, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a property in Kingswinford which property searches will I require?

The standard pack includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel liability insurance

Occasionally the initial search results will recommend additional searches e.g. an HS2 search.

To check how much searches will cost on a Kingswinford purchase, try our 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 Kingswinford - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like incomplete management company accounts and onerous clauses in the lease.

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 Kingswinford?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more time-consuming than it is for a freehold home.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Kingswinford must undertake additional legal work, which could include collating all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the buildings insurance for the common parts.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a property lawyer as soon as possible, and ideally before going on the market,.

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

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

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Kingswinford can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancers are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to an offset mortgage with the NatWest or to a discounted-rate mortgage with Virgin Money, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender