Stratford Upon Avon conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Stratford-on-Avon?

Stratford Upon Avon is situated in Stratford-on-Avon. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Stratford-on-Avon Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1175.97
B £1371.97
C £1567.96
D £1763.96
E £2155.95
F £2547.94
G £2939.93
H £3527.92

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

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?

Are Stratford Upon Avon conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Stratford Upon Avon offer services on an hourly rate and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Our panel of property lawyers work on a fixed fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your detailed quote will explain in detail what the legal fees will be when your house purchase or sale goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

Will I need property searches when buying a property in Stratford Upon Avon?

Property searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Stratford Upon Avon 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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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does the conveyancing on a leasehold property take

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. The legal work for a leasehold home can take weeks more to complete than a freehold property as the landlord or managing agent are involved.

Causes of numerous delays can range from slow receipt of the managing agent information to an unresponsive landlord.

Our expert leasehold conveyancing team complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

I am selling a leasehold property in Stratford Upon Avon - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more complex compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Stratford Upon Avon must undertake extra work, which could include requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to ascertaining if the incoming lessee (i.e. the seller) is required to buy a share in the building's management company.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is recommended that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as possible.

I am buying a new build property in Stratford Upon Avon - what do I need to know?

The legal work for buying a new build in Stratford Upon Avon can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancer in Stratford Upon Avon will need to be qualified to handle things like working to tight developer deadlines, investigating issues with drains and roads that serve the property and checking new build warranties with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage and BLP.

Our highly experienced team of new build conveyancers are well versed in working with buyers towards a stress free move 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.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Stratford Upon Avon property?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Stratford Upon Avon remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing team can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with Santander or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Manchester Building Society, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender