Littleborough conveyancing FAQs

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

Littleborough is situated in Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1175.79
B £1371.75
C £1567.72
D £1763.68
E £2155.61
F £2547.54
G £2939.47
H £3527.36

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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 Littleborough?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and management company information. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in Littleborough are fixed, meaning what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Littleborough property sale or purchase

Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Littleborough sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a home in Littleborough - what searches do I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance

Sometimes the initial search results will recommend further searches such as a British waterways search.

To find out the price of searches on a Littleborough house or flat you can use our our conveyancing 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 Littleborough - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in the UK can be complicated. The numerous common problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and excessive freehold premiums.

A good property lawyer 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 Littleborough - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is a great deal more specialised than it is for a freehold home.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Littleborough will need to conduct additional work, such as collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year.

In order to resolve any leasehold problems faster, It is recommended that you instruct a property lawyer as early in the process as possible, potentially before putting the property on the market,.

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

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

A property lawyer in Littleborough will need to be qualified to handle things like checking new build mortgage procedures are followed, ensuring new estate roads are adopted and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and BOPAS.

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancers are highly experienced in working with buyers towards a successful transaction 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.

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

Yes.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Littleborough should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our network of solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a flexible mortgage with Santander or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Darlington Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender