Macclesfield conveyancing FAQs
What are the Council Tax bands in Cheshire East Council in 2021?
Macclesfield is situated in Cheshire East Council. Council tax bands in 2021 are as follows:
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Are Macclesfield conveyancing fees fixed?
Some conveyancing solicitors in Macclesfield provide legal services on a price per hour basis.
Some conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your quote will set out what the fees and disbursements will be when your transaction goes through.
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.
Will I need property searches when buying a property in Macclesfield?
Conveyancing searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Macclesfield conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.
I am buying a leasehold property in Macclesfield - what do I need to know?
Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.
A leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
I am selling a leasehold property in Macclesfield - what do I need to know?
The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is much more involved than for a freehold house.
The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Macclesfield must carry out additional legal work, for example obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.
In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is recommended that the vendor contact a lawyer as early in the process as possible, and potentially before marketing the property,.
I am buying a new build property in Macclesfield - what do I need to know?
The conveyancing process for buying a new build in Macclesfield can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.
A good solicitor in Macclesfield must be able to deal with things like dealing with lender conditions, confirming building regulation compliance and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage HCI and Global Home Warranties.
I am remortgaging a property in Macclesfield - do I need a solicitor?
Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.
The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Macclesfield should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.
Do I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Macclesfield home?
A transfer of equity happens when one or more joint owners of a property transfer or sell their share in the property to a new owner (or owners) of that property. A conveyancing solicitor can carry out the legal process, register the new owners of the property and handle any Stamp Duty (SDLT) formalities.
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Frequently asked questions:
- How do I speed up the conveyancing process?
- How much Stamp Duty (SDLT) will I need to pay in 2021?
- Why do I need to check my conveyancer's lender panel status before instructing?
- What do buyers need to know about conveyancing in 2021?
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