Teignmouth conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Teignbridge District Council?

Teignmouth is situated in Teignbridge District Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Teignbridge District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1223.31
B £1427.20
C £1631.08
D £1834.97
E £2242.74
F £2650.51
G £3058.28
H £3669.94

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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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Read more about stamp duty:

What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

Are Teignmouth conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Teignmouth provide legal services on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Quittance's conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your quote will set out what you will pay when your sale or purchase goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your sale or purchase 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?

I'm purchasing a home in Teignmouth - which searches will I need?

The standard pack includes:

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

Sometimes the location of the property will warrant specialist searches such as a British waterways search.

To see how much searches will cost on a Teignmouth move use 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 Teignmouth - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK is more complicated than buying a freehold. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and onerous clauses in the lease.

A good property lawyer 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?

Does sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Correct, it can take much more time to carry out the legal work to sell a leasehold home,compared to the sale of a freehold property.

The buyer's solicitor will need to review several leasehold-related documents, including management company information. Typically, delays are due to the time it takes to get these documents together.

It could take several weeks to collect these details if the managing agent or landlord is slow or difficult to contact, so the solicitor ought to start this process at the earliest opportunity.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

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

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

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Teignmouth remortgage solicitor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Quittance's solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are switching to an interest-only mortgage with the Halifax or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, Quittance can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender