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Shrewsbury conveyancing FAQs

How much is the Council Tax in Shropshire Council in 2021?

Shrewsbury is situated in Shropshire Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Shropshire UA Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,233.20
B £1,438.73
C £1,644.27
D £1,849.80
E £2,260.87
F £2,671.93
G £3,083.00
H £3,699.60

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Are Shrewsbury conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Shrewsbury provide legal services on an hourly rate.

Some solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your quote will explain what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your home sale or purchase completes.

If, for any reason at all, your home sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with a No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

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

Searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Shrewsbury conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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

How long does leasehold conveyancing take?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Purchasing leasehold property can take weeks more to complete than a freehold house as leasehold transactions involve more work and there are more parties involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from missing leasehold documents to an unresponsive landlord.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat or house is a great deal more time-consuming than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional legal work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Shrewsbury. This can involve obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a Shrewsbury conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible.

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

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build home in Shrewsbury can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A solicitor in Shrewsbury will need to be qualified to handle things like handling unreasonable delays, checking planning conditions have been fulfilled and .

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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.

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

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Shrewsbury might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Conveyancing solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a flexible mortgage with the Nationwide Building Society or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, a remortgage solicitor can assist.

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Will I need a solicitor if I am transferring equity in my Shrewsbury home?

If you need to transfer equity in a property, we can help. Whether you are adding someone to the deeds, separating from a partner or gifting your property to a child or relative, our conveyancing solicitor panel can handle the legal process. Get a quick quote for our fast and cost-effective conveyancing service. If you also need a solicitor for a remortgage, this can be included in a single, fixed-fee quote.

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If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Shrewsbury, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.

We work with a panel of specialist conveyancing solicitors to deliver a stress-free moving experience.

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