Wareham conveyancing FAQs

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

Wareham is situated in Purbeck District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Purbeck District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1304.46
B £1521.87
C £1739.28
D £1956.69
E £2391.51
F £2826.33
G £3261.15
H £3913.38

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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 Wareham?

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

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, for example Land Registry fees or local authority searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Wareham are fixed, - your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no sneaky additional fees

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Wareham move

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote including all of the legal costs involved in buying and selling your home.

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

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

Property searches are detailed enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Wareham 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 Wareham - what do I need to know?

can be complex. The many potential traps awaiting an uninformed purchaser can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

Your 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?

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

The legal work for a leasehold flat is a great deal more specialised in comparison with a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Wareham must undertake extra work, including sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a solicitor as soon as an estate agent is chosen.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Wareham remortgage solicitor could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our conveyancing solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are switching to an interest-only mortgage with Santander or to a joint mortgage with the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, we can help.

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