Tonypandy conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council?

Tonypandy is situated in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1110.35
B £1295.41
C £1480.47
D £1665.53
E £2035.65
F £2405.77
G £2775.89
H £3331.06
I £3886.24

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Stamp duty calculator

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Tonypandy conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Tonypandy offer their services on a price per hour basis and other firms will work for a fixed fee.

Quittance's expert solicitors work on a fixed fee basis, with no additional fees hidden in the small print. Your quote will explain what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your property transaction goes through.

If, for any reason at all, your property transaction does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a house in Tonypandy - which searches will I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance

On occasion the solicitor will advise additional searches such as a commons registration search.

To find out how much searches will cost on a Tonypandy house or flat 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 Tonypandy - what do I need to know?

requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like unpaid service charges by the existing leaseholder and onerous clauses in the lease.

A specialist leasehold 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?

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Tonypandy?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is a great deal more technical in comparison with a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Tonypandy, including getting the latest service charge and ground rent statement, 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 issues faster, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a conveyancer as early as possible.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Tonypandy property?

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 Tonypandy remortgage solicitor should be able to complete the conveyancing quickly and get you onto your new rate without delay.

Our property solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a 95% mortgage with the Nationwide Building Society or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Swansea Building Society, Quittance can help.

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