Wilmslow conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in Cheshire East Council?

Wilmslow is situated in Cheshire East Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Cheshire East Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1137.52
B £1327.11
C £1516.69
D £1706.28
E £2085.45
F £2464.63
G £2843.80
H £3412.56

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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?

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Wilmslow?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs paid out on your behalf, such as HM Land Registry fees and Official Entries. Legal fees are for the work our solicitors carry out for you.

Our solicitor's legal fees for buying or selling a house in Wilmslow are fixed, which means that for a standard transaction, what you pay is exactly what you see in your quote.

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Wilmslow move

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives you a detailed fixed fee 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?

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

The search pack for a standard property includes:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Water search
  • Environmental Search
  • Chancel liability insurance

On occasion the solicitor will advise specialist searches such as a mining search.

To find out the price of searches on a Wilmslow house or flat try our online conveyancing costs calculator.

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

I am buying a leasehold property in Wilmslow - what do I need to know?

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK is more complicated than buying a freehold. The numerous common problems lying in wait for the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like costly and undisclosed major works and onerous clauses in the lease.

A leasehold 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?

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold property is quite a lot more specialised compared to a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Wilmslow will need to conduct extra work. This can involve obtaining all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a lawyer as early as possible.

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

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A good Wilmslow remortgage solicitor might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Our conveyancing team can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to an offset mortgage with the NatWest or to a joint mortgage with the Coventry Building Society, we can help.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender