Monmouthshire conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Monmouthshire Council?

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

Band Monmouthshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1025.95
B £1196.95
C £1367.94
D £1538.93
E £1880.91
F £2222.90
G £2564.88
H £3077.86
I £3590.83

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

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.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Monmouthshire are fixed, - what we quote is what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Monmouthshire sale or purchase

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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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

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.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team 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 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Monmouthshire will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our conveyancing solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, 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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