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May 2022
fast-conveyancing-process
The conveyancing process can seem very daunting to those that are first time buyers or who have not sold or purchased a property for a long time. It is a very unfamiliar process that some may find emotional and stressful.   Related: Conveyancing Process: Step By Step Make sure your finances are organised.  If you require...
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second-home-stamp-duty
Since April 2016, buy-to-let homes and second homes have been liable to higher rate stamp duty, this change brought in a 3% charge on any property purchases over £40,000.00 . The best way to calculate how much you will have to pay is by using a second home stamp duty calculator.  Related: Top Conveyancing Solicitors...
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conveyancing
If you’re wondering what the costs are involved when moving house, here is what to expect. What are conveyancing fees buying and selling? Conveyancing covers the legal process of buying and selling a property, but what you probably didn’t know is that conveyancing fees for buying and selling a property are different.  Related: Conveyancing Help...
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property-conveyancing
Not sure what this means? Worried you may spend hundreds if not thousands of pounds on legal fees with no protection if your case falls through? You’re not alone. What is No Sale No Fee Conveyancing? No Sale No Fee Conveyancing is offered by conveyancers so that legal fees are limited in the event your...
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house-selling
Fees for selling a house can split into two: Estate Agents and Conveyancer costs. Estate Agents usually charge fees for selling a house respective to the sale price for the property, for example 1% of the sale price, other estate agents do offer fixed fees  but check with the agent you are going to put...
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house-conveyancing-protocol
When buying and selling a house or a flat, look at a few things, as not all firms are the same. Firstly, look for reviews on Google and Trustpilot. Secondly, speak to the conveyancing firm. Find out their record of success as 39.8% of sales and purchases collapse. Thirdly, how long does that conveyancing firm take to exchange...
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freehold-property
When purchasing a home, freehold means you own both the property and the land indefinitely. Leasehold means you own the property for a fixed term but not the land it stands on. Related: How To Choose The Right Conveyancing Solicitor What is Freehold? Freehold describes a type of interest in land. If you own a...
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property
YES, once you have agreed a sale or purchase, you will need a conveyancing solicitor to assist with the legal aspects of the transaction and get you from ‘sale agreed’ (when you have an offer accepted) to ‘completion’ (when you hand over the money and get the keys). Your estate agent is likely to recommend...
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house-key
Conveyancing is the legal transfer of home ownership from the seller to the buyer.   So what does Conveyancing involve? Conveyancing will be carried out by a licensed conveyancer or a conveyancing solicitor. The conveyancing process includes conducting property searches, exchanging contracts and finalising the sale. It’s a vital process to the transaction, ensuring it’s completed...
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