Mountain Ash conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council?

Mountain Ash is situated in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1110.35
B £1295.41
C £1480.47
D £1665.53
E £2035.65
F £2405.77
G £2775.89
H £3331.06
I £3886.24

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How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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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 Mountain Ash?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, such as Land Registry fees and bankruptcy searches. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Mountain Ash are fixed, - for a standard conveyancing transaction, what we quote is what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Mountain Ash sale or purchase

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Mountain Ash sale or purchase.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Mountain Ash?

Searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Mountain Ash 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 leasehold conveyancing take?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. The conveyancing for a leasehold home will usually take more time than freehold property because leasehold transactions involve more work.

Delays in leasehold transactions could include anything from an absent freeholder to incomplete service charge accounts.

Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more complex compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Mountain Ash must undertake extra work, which could include requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to ascertaining if the incoming lessee (i.e. the seller) is required to buy a share in the building's management company.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is recommended that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as possible.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Mountain Ash remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our conveyancers are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to a variable-rate with the Bank of Scotland or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, our remortgage team can assist.

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