Mexborough conveyancing FAQs

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

Mexborough is situated in Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1037.11
B £1209.97
C £1382.82
D £1555.67
E £1901.37
F £2247.08
G £2592.78
H £3111.34

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Stamp duty calculator

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Mexborough conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Mexborough provide legal services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Our property lawyers work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your detailed quote will set out exactly what the fees and disbursements will be when your house purchase or sale completes.

If, for whatever reason, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a house in Mexborough - which searches will I need?

The standard pack includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

On occasion the results of the standard searches will necessitate further searches , for example an HS2 search.

To find out the total cost of searches on a Mexborough move, try our conveyancing cost 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 Mexborough - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential complications awaiting an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and onerous covenants.

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?

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more technical than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Mexborough will usually undertake extra work, including requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related issues sooner, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

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

Yes.

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

Our conveyancing team are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a tracker with RBS or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Skipton Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender