Tewkesbury conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Tewkesbury Borough Council?

Tewkesbury is situated in Tewkesbury Borough Council. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band Tewkesbury Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1086.87
B £1268.02
C £1449.16
D £1630.31
E £1992.60
F £2354.89
G £2717.18
H £3260.62

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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 Tewkesbury?

Conveyancing fees are made up of fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, e.g. HM Land Registry fees and local authority searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Tewkesbury are fixed, which means that for a standard transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no sneaky additional fees

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

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Tewkesbury 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?

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

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be complex. The many potential complications lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and unreasonable lease extension premiums.

Your 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 Tewkesbury - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are rare) is a great deal more complicated in comparison with a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Tewkesbury, and this could include obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to details of common parts management.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold property, It is strongly advised that you instruct a lawyer as soon as the property is marketed, if not before,.

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

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

A property lawyer in Tewkesbury will need to be qualified to handle things like handling unreasonable delays, checking that any contracts allow for future 'common parts' maintenance and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Trenwick International.

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are highly experienced in helping buyers get the best possible outcome 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 Tewkesbury 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 Tewkesbury might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Quittance's solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a tracker with the Halifax or to a joint mortgage with the Leeds Building Society, Quittance can help.

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