Newton Abbot conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Teignbridge District Council?

Newton Abbot is situated in Teignbridge District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Teignbridge District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1223.31
B £1427.20
C £1631.08
D £1834.97
E £2242.74
F £2650.51
G £3058.28
H £3669.94

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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?

Are Newton Abbot conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Newton Abbot offer services on an hourly basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Our panel of expert solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your quote will explain in detail what you will pay when your move goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your move does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a property in Newton Abbot - which searches will I need?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel search liability

On occasion the solicitor will recommend further searches e.g. a search.

To see the price of searches on a Newton Abbot house or flat you can use our our conveyancing cost calculator.

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

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. Purchasing leasehold property will usually take more time than a freehold house as the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Causes of numerous delays can range from incomplete managing agent information to uncontactable landlords.

Our expert leasehold conveyancing team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Newton Abbot?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is significantly more involved than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Newton Abbot will usually undertake additional work, such as obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the buildings insurance for the common parts.

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

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

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

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Newton Abbot can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a variable-rate with the NatWest or to a repayment mortgage with Virgin Money, Quittance can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender