Timperley conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Trafford Council?

Timperley is situated in Trafford Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Trafford Council Tax (2018/19)
A £990.51
B £1155.59
C £1320.68
D £1485.76
E £1815.93
F £2146.10
G £2476.27
H £2971.52

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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?

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Timperley?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on your behalf, e.g. HMLR fees and ground rent service charges. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Timperley are fixed, - for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Timperley sale or purchase

Our online conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Timperley 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 Timperley - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The many potential traps lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and short leases.

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?

Does a leasehold property take longer to sell?

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

The buyer's solicitor will want to see these documents, including management company information. Delays are usually caused by the time it takes your solicitor to source this information.

It can take a long time to gather this information if it is difficult to contact the managing agent or landlord, so the solicitor should start this process even before a sale has been agreed.

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

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Timperley can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a tracker with the NatWest or to a capped-rate mortgage with the Barnsley Building Society, Quittance can help.

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