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Torquay conveyancing FAQs

What are the Council Tax bands in Torbay Council in 2021?

Torquay is situated in Torbay Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Torbay UA Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,253.71
B £1,462.66
C £1,671.61
D £1,880.56
E £2,298.46
F £2,716.36
G £3,134.27
H £3,761.12

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Are Torquay conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Torquay offer their services on an hourly basis.

Some conveyancing solicitors work on a fixed legal fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your detailed quote will explain what you will pay when your property sale or purchase completes.

If, for whatever reason, your property sale or purchase does not go ahead, you are covered by a No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2021?

I'm buying a house in Torquay which property searches will I require?

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Environmental Search
  • Drainage and Water Search
  • Chancel liability insurance (if required)

Sometimes the initial search results will recommend additional searches , for example a British waterways search.

To work out the price of searches on a Torquay house or flat try our conveyancing calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Torquay?

Almost all flats are leasehold. The conveyancing for leasehold property can take weeks longer than freehold property because there is more work involved.

Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete managing agent information to an absent freeholder.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

I am selling a leasehold property in Torquay - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold property is significantly more specialised than for a freehold property.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Torquay must carry out extra work. This can involve obtaining all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the lease.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related difficulties sooner, It is recommended that you instruct a Torquay conveyancing solicitor as early as possible.

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

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

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

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Torquay remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Conveyancing solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Co-operative Bank or to a two-year discount with the Barnsley Building Society, Quittance can help.

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Will I need a solicitor to transfer equity in my Torquay home?

If you are planning to transfer equity in a property, Quittance can help. Whether you are getting married, separating or gifting a property to a child or relative, our solicitor panel can handle the legal work. Why not get a quick quote for our fast and cost-effective conveyancing service? If you are also remortgaging, we can include this in one fixed fee quote.

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If you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in a property in Torquay, we can help you find an expert conveyancing solicitor.

We work with a panel of specialist conveyancing solicitors to deliver a stress-free moving experience.

  • No Move, No Fee Guarantee
  • Fixed fee conveyancing service
  • Torquay experts
  • CQS-accredited panel solicitors
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