Merthyr Tydfil conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Merthyr Tydfil Council?

Merthyr Tydfil is situated in Merthyr Tydfil Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Merthyr Tydfil Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1156.81
B £1349.61
C £1542.41
D £1735.21
E £2120.81
F £2506.42
G £2892.02
H £3470.42
I £4048.82

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Are Merthyr Tydfil conveyancing fees fixed?

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

Your property lawyer will work on a fixed fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your detailed quote will set out what the fees and disbursements will be when your house sale or purchase goes through.

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

Will I need property searches when buying a property in Merthyr Tydfil?

Conveyancing searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Merthyr Tydfil 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?

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

The vast majority of flats are leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Buying a leasehold flat typically takes longer than a freehold house because there is more work involved and the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from missing leasehold documents to absent freeholders.

Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is much more complicated than for a freehold property.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Merthyr Tydfil must undertake additional legal work, which could include obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of planned major works.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a lawyer as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

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

The legal work for acquiring a new build property in Merthyr Tydfil can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A good solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil must be able to deal with things like dealing with delays associated with off-plan, negotiating new build contracts and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and CRL.

Our specialist team of new build conveyancing solicitors are highly experienced in helping buyers get 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 Merthyr Tydfil property?

Yes.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our property lawyers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a flexible mortgage with the NatWest or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, Quittance can help.

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