Towcester conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in South Northamptonshire?

Towcester is situated in South Northamptonshire. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band South Northamptonshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1148.62
B £1340.06
C £1531.49
D £1722.93
E £2105.80
F £2488.68
G £2871.55
H £3445.86

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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 Towcester?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, incurred on your behalf, for example HM Land Registry fees or indemnity policies. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

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

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Towcester home move

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

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

Conveyancing searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Towcester conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. 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?

How long does leasehold conveyancing take in Towcester?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. Buying a leasehold flat can take weeks more to complete than a freehold house as the freeholder and/or managing agent are also involved.

Causes of numerous delays can range from slow receipt of the managing agent information to an unreachable freeholder.

Quittance's team of leasehold specialists complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Towcester?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat (houses are rarely leasehold) is much more specialised compared to a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Towcester, including sourcing all relevant freeholder information, through to details of any disputes with the current leaseholder.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that you instruct a solicitor as soon as the decision is made to sell.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Towcester might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a tracker with the Bank of Scotland or to a long-term fixed mortgage with the Allied Irish Bank, Quittance can help.

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