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Llandudno Conveyancing: FAQs

Our specialist conveyancing team answer some of the common questions put to us by Llandudno home buyers and sellers:

Buying property in Llandudno

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

The conveyancing process for acquiring a new build in Llandudno .

A solicitor in Llandudno will need to be qualified to handle things like dealing with fast exchange timeframes, ensuring that the contract is in the buyer's favour and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Ward Cole.

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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.

What are the Council Tax bands in Conwy County Borough Council in 2022?

Llandudno is situated in Conwy County Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Conwy Council Tax (2022/23)
A £1,202.09
B £1,402.44
C £1,602.79
D £1,803.14
E £2,203.84
F £2,604.53
G £3,005.23
H £3,606.28
I £4,207.33

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Are you paying more Council Tax than you should be?

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

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

On occasion the location of the property will warrant further searches e.g. an HS2 search.

To check the cost of searches on a Llandudno purchase, use our online conveyancing costs 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 Llandudno - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat is more complicated than buying a freehold. The numerous common problems lying in wait for an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

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?

Selling property in Llandudno

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is quite a lot more time-consuming than for a freehold property.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Llandudno. This can involve requesting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to details of any disputes with the current leaseholder.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is recommended that you instruct a lawyer as early as possible.

Remortgaging in Llandudno

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 1.25% (June 2022). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Llandudno should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Your conveyancing solicitor can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a lifetime tracker mortgage with Santander or to a joint mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, we can help.

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Transferring equity in Llandudno

Do I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Llandudno home?

A 'transfer of equity' is when a co-owner of a property transfers or sells their share in the property. A conveyancing solicitor can carry out the legal work for this transfer, including registering the new owner's share of the property and any Stamp Duty formalities..

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Comparing Conveyancing Quotes in Llandudno

What are conveyancing disbursements?

Legal fees, such as the new build fee and acting for mortgage lender fee, are paid to your solicitor or conveyancer for the work they do.

Disbursements are third-party costs, like Drainage and water search fee or Land Registry fees.

How much will my conveyancing legal fees be in 2022?

When you compare conveyancing quotes for your Llandudno home move, check the fine print for potential extra fees and costs. An online quote should reflect everything required for standard conveyancing. Potential hidden fees could add £100s to your final bill.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2022?

General Llandudno property lawyers FAQs

Are Llandudno conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Llandudno offer their services on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Some property lawyers work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your quote will set out what you will pay when your transaction completes.

If, for any reason at all, your transaction does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of a No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2022?

How we can help you

If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Llandudno and need an expert conveyancing solicitor, we can take care of the legal side of your move.

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
  • Llandudno experts
  • CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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