Wiltshire conveyancing FAQs

What are the council tax bands in Wiltshire Council?

Wiltshire is situated in Wiltshire Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Wiltshire Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1185.29
B £1382.84
C £1580.39
D £1777.94
E £2173.04
F £2568.14
G £2963.23
H £3555.88

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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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Read more about stamp duty:

What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

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

Are Wiltshire conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Wiltshire offer their services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Quittance's solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your detailed quote will set out what you will pay when your house purchase or sale completes.

If, for any reason at all, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you will be 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 Wiltshire?

Conveyancing searches are enquiries submitted to a number of authorities by Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire?

Almost all flats are leasehold. There are also an estimated 1 million leasehold houses throughout the country. The conveyancing for a leasehold home typically takes longer than a freehold home as there is greater complexity.

Delays in leasehold transactions could include anything from uncontactable landlords to incomplete managing agent information.

Our expert leasehold conveyancing team complete the legal work for 100's of leasehold purchases each month. Our proactive approach means fewer obstacles.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Wiltshire?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat is much more involved in comparison with a freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Wiltshire will need to conduct additional legal work, and this could include obtaining all relevant freeholder information, through to finding out if there are any payment arrears.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a solicitor as soon as the decision is made to sell.

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

Yes.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Wiltshire will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our network of solicitors are on the panel for all major lenders, so whether you are you are changing to a tracker with Santander or to a discounted-rate mortgage with the Chelsea Building Society, we can assist.

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