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Monmouthshire conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax must I pay for a property in Monmouthshire Council in 2021?

Monmouthshire is situated in Monmouthshire Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Monmouthshire Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,144.96
B £1,335.79
C £1,526.61
D £1,717.44
E £2,099.09
F £2,480.75
G £2,862.40
H £3,434.88
I £4,007.36

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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Monmouthshire?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example Stamp Duty Land Tax or Official Entries. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Your legal fees for buying or selling a house in Monmouthshire are fixed, - what you are quoted is what you pay

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Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote with a comprehensive list of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Monmouthshire sale or purchase.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Monmouthshire?

Conveyancing searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Monmouthshire conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Monmouthshire?

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. The conveyancing for leasehold property can take weeks more to complete than a freehold house as there are more parties involved.

Causes of numerous delays can range from slow delivery of managing agents' documents to an unreachable freeholder.

Specialist leasehold solicitors look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Monmouthshire?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more difficult than it is for a freehold home.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Monmouthshire will need to conduct additional tasks, and this could include requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the insurance policy schedule.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a solicitor as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Monmouthshire will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Conveyancing solicitors on the panel for every major lender - so no matter whether you are changing to a tracker with the Nationwide Building Society or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, we can assist.

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Will I need a solicitor if I am transferring equity in my Monmouthshire home?

A 'transfer of equity' involves changing the ownership structure of a property by adding or removing an owner (or owners) from the deeds. Reasons for an equity transfer include:

  • Transferring a property into joint ownership after a marriage or civil partnership.
  • Removing an ex-partner from the deeds after a divorce.
  • Giving a property to a child or other relative.
  • Removing a co-owner who wishes to sell their share.

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