Wigston conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Oadby & Wigston District Council?

Wigston is situated in Oadby & Wigston District Council. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Oadby & Wigston District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1149.67
B £1341.29
C £1532.90
D £1724.51
E £2107.73
F £2490.96
G £2874.18
H £3449.02

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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 Wigston conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Wigston carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Your conveyancing solicitor will work on a fixed fee basis, with no hidden fees. Your conveyancing quote will set out exactly what the legal fees will be when your sale or purchase goes through.

If, for any reason at all, your sale or purchase does not go ahead, you will pay no legal fees at all with 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 Wigston?

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

Buying a leasehold house or flat in the UK can be very involved. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and excessive freehold premiums.

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 Wigston - what do I need to know?

The legal work for a leasehold property is quite a lot more technical than for a freehold property.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Wigston must carry out additional legal work, which could include getting an up-to-date service charge statement, through to looking into potential forfeiture proceedings.

In order to resolve any leasehold delays faster, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a solicitor as soon as is practicable.

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

The legal work for purchasing a new build property in Wigston can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A solicitor in Wigston will need to be qualified to handle things like handling deposits, working to builders' exchange timelines and working with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and HAPM.

Our highly experienced team of new build conveyancers are well versed in helping buyers get the best possible outcome and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

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

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

The base rate is now at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Wigston can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Our conveyancers 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 fixed-rate mortgage with the Furness Building Society, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender