Pwllheli conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Gwynedd Council?

Pwllheli is situated in Gwynedd Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Gwynedd Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1067.35
B £1245.24
C £1423.14
D £1601.03
E £1956.81
F £2312.60
G £2668.38
H £3202.06
I £3735.73

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Pwllheli conveyancing fees fixed?

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

Quittance's property lawyers work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your conveyancing quote will explain in detail what the legal fees will be when your property sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your property sale or purchase does not go ahead, you have the peace of mind of our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm buying a property in Pwllheli - which searches will I need?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Water search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

Occasionally the location of the property will warrant specialist searches e.g. a transport search.

To check how much searches will cost on a Pwllheli house or flat, use our online conveyancing costs calculator.

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

How long does leasehold conveyancing take?

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. Purchasing a leasehold flat can take weeks longer than a freehold property as there is greater complexity.

Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete service charge accounts to uncontactable landlords.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

Does it take longer to sell a leasehold property?

Yes. Sale conveyancing for a leasehold house or flat can be seriously delayed.

The solicitor acting for the buyer will expect to see this leasehold-related paperwork, including a copy of buildings insurance for the common parts of the property. The time required by your lawyer to source this information is commonly the source of delays.

It could take several weeks to collect this information if the agent responsible for managing the property is slow or difficult to contact, so your lawyer should get this underway as soon as possible.

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

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

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 Pwllheli might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a flexible mortgage with Britannia or to a repayment mortgage with the Harpenden Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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