Romsey conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Test Valley Borough Council?

Romsey is situated in Test Valley Borough Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Test Valley Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1082.08
B £1262.43
C £1442.77
D £1623.12
E £1983.81
F £2344.51
G £2705.20
H £3246.24

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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 Romsey?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. Stamp Duty and management company information. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Romsey are fixed, - your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no hidden extras

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Romsey move

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

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

The standard search pack will include:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance

Sometimes the initial search results will recommend additional searches , for example an HS2 search.

To find out the price of searches on a Romsey 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?

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

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and excessive freehold premiums.

A leasehold solicitor 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?

I am selling a leasehold property in Romsey - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat is quite a lot more technical than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Romsey will usually undertake extra work, including requesting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related issues sooner, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

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

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 proactive conveyancing solicitor in Romsey will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Quittance's solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a cashback mortgage with the Royal Bank of Scotland or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Dudley Building Society, we can help.

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