Nailsea conveyancing FAQs

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

Nailsea is situated in North Somerset Council. Council tax bands are:

Band North Somerset Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1111.10
B £1296.28
C £1481.47
D £1666.65
E £2037.02
F £2407.38
G £2777.75
H £3333.30

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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 Nailsea?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs paid out on your behalf, e.g. HMLR fees or leasehold management packs. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Nailsea are fixed, which means that what we quote is what you pay

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

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

I am buying a leasehold property in Nailsea - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold house or flat is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential traps lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

Your conveyancing 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?

Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?

Yes, that's correct, it can take much longer to conduct the conveyancing to sell leasehold houses or flats when compared to conveyancing on a freehold house.

The solicitor acting for the buyer will expect to see these documents, including management company information. Typically, delays are due to the time required by your lawyer to get these documents together.

Your lawyer ought to start this process before a buyer has even been found, as the managing agent's information can take a long time to gather if the agent responsible for managing the property is slow or difficult to contact.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

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

The conveyancing process for acquiring a new build home in Nailsea can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A property lawyer in Nailsea will need to be qualified to handle things like handling unreasonable delays, checking that any contracts allow for future 'common parts' maintenance and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Trenwick International.

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are highly experienced in helping buyers get the best possible outcome 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.

I am remortgaging a property in Nailsea - do I need a solicitor?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

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

Our conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a flexible mortgage with the Halifax or to a two-year discount with the Barnsley Building Society, Quittance can help.

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