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The county of Pembrokeshire lies at the far corner of south-west Wales. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park covers more than a third of the county and includes the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Much of the economy is based on tourism and agriculture.

The county town of Pembroke has been named as the 6th most desirable place to live in the UK and house prices in the county have risen by around 10% in the last year in some hotspots. Other popular places to live are St David's (Britain's smallest city), Tenby, Narbeth, Newport and Haverford West.

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Pembrokeshire conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Pembrokeshire Council?

Pembrokeshire is situated in Pembrokeshire Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Pembrokeshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £834.94
B £974.10
C £1113.25
D £1252.41
E £1530.72
F £1809.04
G £2087.35
H £2504.82
I £2922.29

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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 Pembrokeshire?

Conveyancing fees will include the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. HMLR fees or landlord's notice fees. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Pembrokeshire are fixed, so for a standard conveyancing transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no nasty surprises

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Pembrokeshire move

Our conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Pembrokeshire sale or purchase.

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

Searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Pembrokeshire 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?

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

can be complicated. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like incomplete management company accounts and unfair clauses in the lease.

A good property lawyer 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?

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more complex in comparison with a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Pembrokeshire must carry out additional legal work, such as sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is highly recommended that you instruct a property lawyer as soon as possible, ideally before putting the property on the market,.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Pembrokeshire should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our conveyancers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a lifetime tracker mortgage with Santander or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, our remortgage specialists can help.

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