Royton conveyancing FAQs

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

Royton is situated in Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1206.02
B £1407.02
C £1608.03
D £1809.03
E £2211.04
F £2613.04
G £3015.05
H £3618.06

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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 Royton?

Conveyancing fees will include legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the extra third-party costs incurred on your behalf, for example HMLR registration fees and property searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Royton are fixed, meaning for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Royton sale or purchase

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I'm purchasing a home in Royton which property searches will I require?

The standard search pack will include:

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

Sometimes the initial search results will recommend specialist searches such as a flood search.

To check the cost of searches on a Royton property, try our conveyancing cost 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 Royton - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be very involved. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like undisclosed major works and marriage value issues.

Your conveyancing 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?

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Royton?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more difficult than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Royton, including getting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ensuring that leasehold forms are completed.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

I am buying a new build property in Royton - what do I need to know?

The conveyancing process for purchasing a new build in Royton .

A solicitor in Royton will need to be qualified to handle things like handling reservation fees, spotting incomplete agreements for roads and sewers and registering ownership with warranty providers such as NHBC Buildmark, Advantage and Ward Cole.

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancers are experts in working with buyers towards a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Royton should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our conveyancers are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are switching to a flexible mortgage with the Bank of Scotland or to a repayment mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, we can assist.

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