Rhondda conveyancing FAQs
How much council tax must I pay for a property in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council?
Rhondda is situated in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:
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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Rhondda?
Conveyancing fees are comprised of fees and disbursements.
Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, e.g. HMLR fees or Official Entries. Legal fees are for the work your solicitor carries out for you.
Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Rhondda are fixed, - for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay
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Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.
I'm buying a house in Rhondda which property searches will I require?
The standard pack includes:
- Local Authority Search
- Regulated Drainage and Water Search
- Residential Environmental Search
- Chancel liability insurance
Sometimes the initial search results will recommend specialist searches , for example a flood search.
To see the total cost of searches on a Rhondda property use our conveyancing cost calculator.
I am buying a leasehold property in Rhondda - what do I need to know?
can be complex. The many potential problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and leases with fewer than 80 years to run.
Your solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.
I am selling a leasehold property in Rhondda - what do I need to know?
The legal work for a leasehold flat is a great deal more time-consuming than for a freehold property.
The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Rhondda must undertake additional legal work, and this could include requesting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to details of planned major works.
So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a property lawyer as early as possible.
I am buying a new build property in Rhondda - what do I need to know?
The legal work for purchasing a new build in Rhondda is more complicated than buying an existing property.
A property lawyer in Rhondda must be able to deal with things like dealing with fast exchange timeframes, negotiating new build contracts and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage and Foundation.
Our award-winning team of new build conveyancers are highly experienced in helping buyers get a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.
Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Rhondda property?
The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Rhondda should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.
Our property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a lifetime tracker mortgage with Barclays Bank or to a flexible mortgage with the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.
Will I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Rhondda home?
Changing the legal ownership structure of a property is known as a 'transfer of equity'. An owner (or owners) of a property may wish to transfer equity in a property for a number of reasons, including:
- Gifting a property to a child or relative, perhaps for tax planning reasons.
- Transferring a property into joint names after a marriage or civil partnership.
- Transferring a jointly owned property into a sole name following a divorce or separation.
Quittance's panel of conveyancing solicitors can complete the legal work for your transfer of equity for a low, fixed cost.
How can Quittance help?
If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Rhondda, 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.
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