Prestatyn conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Denbighshire Council?

Prestatyn is situated in Denbighshire Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Denbighshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1036.93
B £1209.75
C £1382.57
D £1555.39
E £1901.03
F £2246.68
G £2592.32
H £3110.78
I £3629.24

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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Prestatyn?

Conveyancing fees include the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on your behalf, for example Stamp Duty Land Tax and management company information. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Prestatyn are fixed, so what we quote is exactly what you pay

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Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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I'm purchasing a house in Prestatyn which property searches will I require?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Local Authority Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Water search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Occasionally the solicitor will advise specialist searches such as a commons registration search.

To work out the total cost of searches on a Prestatyn move try our conveyancing 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

The vast majority of flats are leasehold. Leasehold houses are less common, but there are still an estimated 1 million such properties across the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold flat typically takes longer than freehold property as the landlord or managing agent are involved.

Varied factors, such as an unresponsive landlord or incomplete managing agent information, can lead to serious delays.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each 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 Prestatyn?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more specialised than it is for a freehold home.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Prestatyn must undertake extra work, for example requesting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the lease.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is recommended that you instruct a Prestatyn conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible.

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

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 good Prestatyn remortgage solicitor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a fixed-rate mortgage with Bradford & Bingley or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, Quittance can help.

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