Tiverton conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Mid Devon District Council?

Tiverton is situated in Mid Devon District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Mid Devon District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1237.18
B £1443.38
C £1649.57
D £1855.77
E £2268.16
F £2680.56
G £3092.95
H £3711.54

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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 Tiverton?

Conveyancing fees include fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, such as HMLR registration fees and landlord fees. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our fees for buying or selling a house in Tiverton are fixed, so for a standard transaction, what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Tiverton home move

Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Tiverton sale or purchase.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

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

requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential complications awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

Your conveyancing 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?

Compared to freehold property, yes. The conveyancing for selling a leasehold home usually takes longer.

The buyer's solicitor will want to see this leasehold-related paperwork, including a copy of the freehold property's buildings insurance. Delays are usually caused by the time it takes the solicitor to gather this paperwork.

Your conveyancing solicitor should get this underway even before a sale has been agreed, because these details can take a long time to gather if the agent responsible for managing the property is slow or difficult to contact.

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

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

The legal work for buying a new build property in Tiverton .

A solicitor in Tiverton must be able to deal with things like dealing with delays associated with off-plan, confirming right of way over drains and sewers and checking new build warranties with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Castle.

Our specialist team of new build conveyancers are well versed in working with buyers towards 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.

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

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

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Tiverton 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 moving to a tracker with RBS or to a two-year discount with the Allied Irish Bank, our remortgage specialists can help.

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