Conveyancing In Wootton Bridge Q & A's
What is the authority that looks after for logging the standard of repair of the conservation areas in Wootton Bridge?
Local conservation areas e.g. what can be demolished, side extensions or street guard rails are regulated by Isle of Wight. English Heritage, a government body, have put together records on the state of conservation areas along with the risk of getting worse.
What is the council tax on a detached Band G property in Wootton Bridge?
You will find your new homes council tax band as part of the title report. Up-to-date rates for Wootton Bridge are published on the Isle of Wight council website. At the time of authoring on 01 June 2012 band rates are:
- Band A - £979.00
- Band B - £1,142.00
- Band C - £1,305.00
- Band D - £1,468.00
- Band E - £1,794.00
- Band F - £2,120.00
- Band G - £2,446.00
- Band H - £2,936.00
What do I provide to the solicitor on my house sale?
The list of documents required is quite simple, but will be required at different stages of the process (but ideally any forms should be completed and returned on the day of receipt and preferably delivered by hand or email).
- Proof of id
- Title deeds (if you have them; they might be lodged with the solicitor who handled the purchase of the property you are selling, or the mortgage company)
- Fixtures and Fittings Form (TA10)
- Property Information Form (TA6) – information on boundaries, disputes and complaints with neighbours, notices and proposals, alterations and planning consents, building regulations, electricity and gas certificates, guarantees and warranties, insurance, environmental matters affecting the property, rights and informal arrangements, parking, other charges, services, connection to utilities and services, and transaction information
- Copies of documents referenced in the PIF
- Leasehold or shared freehold documents
- Management Information Pack
- Energy Performance Certificate
Providing all this documentation as quickly as possible, as well as responding to arising questions throughout the conveyancing within a couple of hours will help to speed the conclusion of your transaction up considerably.
What does a Wootton Bridge property solicitor recommend if the house I hope to buy is inside a conservation area in Isle of Wight which seems to have unbecoming dormer windows fitted?
The local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by your solicitor during the conveyancing process will see the existence of the appropriate formal approval for alterations to the property.
What is stamp duty and land transaction tax?
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a proportion of the final sale price of a property payable to HMRC by the buyer. The current trigger threshold is for any property priced at £125,000 or over (unless you’re a first-time buyer, in which case you pay less or no tax for properties priced at less than £500,000). Your solicitor will handle the transfer of the tax as part of the final tasks on your conveyancing.
In Scotland, buyers have to pay Land and Buildings Transaction Tax and, in Wales, the Land Transaction Tax is triggered at properties priced over £180,000.
In all cases, the amount payable is based on a sliding scale as the price goes up as a proportion of that range added together than an overall flat tax amount or percentage. So, the higher the price goes up, the greater the amount of tax you have to pay.
Is Homeward Legal geared up for move fast on the conveyancing for auction properties in Wootton Bridge?
The legal team work closely with auctioneers and regularly work for sellers at auction. It SI highly advisable to select a suitable solicitor as early as possible to give enough time for a thorough review. prior to the auction.
We have had a conveyancing quote from you. May there be any hidden costs?
No. We do not charge any extra, hidden costs to buy or sell a home in Wootton Bridge. Our conveyancing quotes offer an honest and accurate price.