Ware conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in East Hertfordshire Council?

Ware is situated in East Hertfordshire Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band East Hertfordshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1143.55
B £1334.14
C £1524.73
D £1715.32
E £2096.50
F £2477.68
G £2858.87
H £3430.64

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

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Read more about stamp duty:

What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Ware conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Ware offer services on an hourly basis others work on a fixed fee.

Our expert solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no sneaky extras. Your detailed quote will explain what the legal fees will be when your move completes.

If, for any reason at all, your move does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Move, No Fee guarantee.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Conveyancing searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Ware 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 Ware - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK can be complicated. The many potential complications awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and short leases.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer 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?

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

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are not common) is significantly more difficult than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Ware must undertake extra work, for example collating an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the insurance policy schedule.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is strongly advised that the seller instruct a lawyer as soon as possible.

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

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

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

Our network of solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a fixed-rate mortgage with Lloyds Bank or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Monmouthshire Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

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