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Radcliffe conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Bury Metropolitan Borough Council?

Radcliffe is situated in Bury Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Bury Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,274.20
B £1,486.57
C £1,698.93
D £1,911.30
E £2,336.03
F £2,760.77
G £3,185.50
H £3,822.60

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Are Radcliffe conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Radcliffe offer services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your quote will set out what the legal fees will be when your house purchase or sale completes.

If, for any reason at all, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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

Property searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Radcliffe 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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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. The conveyancing for a leasehold home will usually take more time than a freehold property because there is more work involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete managing agent information to an unreachable freeholder.

Quittance's expert leasehold solicitors look after hundreds of leasehold clients every 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 Radcliffe?

The legal work for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more complicated compared to a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Radcliffe, for example collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year (and any anticipated payments on account).

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as possible, and potentially before going on the market,.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Radcliffe remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our property lawyers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a 100% mortgage with the HSBC or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Chelsea Building Society, our remortgage specialists can help.

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Will I need a solicitor in order to transfer equity in my Radcliffe property?

A 'transfer of equity' involves changing the ownership structure of a property, often for one of the following reasons:

  • You want to give a property (or share in a property) to a child or other relative.
  • You want to share ownership in a property with a partner or spouse.
  • You want to remove an ex-partner from the property deeds after separating.

Quittance's panel of conveyancing solicitors can complete the transfer of equity legal work on your behalf for a fixed fee, including remortgage work (if needed).

How can Quittance help?

If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Radcliffe, our panel of expert conveyancing solicitors can help.

We aim to deliver a stress-free moving experience. We focus on proactive communication to help drive your sale or purchase forwards.

  • No Move, No Fee Guarantee
  • Fixed fee conveyancing service
  • Radcliffe experts
  • CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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