Conveyancing Solicitors in Staffordshire
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Do I require a Conveyancer?
If you plan on buying, selling or remortgaging a property, then you’ll need to go through the legal process known as Conveyancing. Yes, you can do the conveyancing yourself, but it’s very complicated and time consuming (DIY Conveyancing). If you require a mortgage you’re chosen mortgage provider usually require a Conveyancer known to them.
That’s why almost all of people instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer instead of doing it themselves. With our chosen Conveyancers the conveyancing processes is fast and simple, they make it more affordable than you’d expect (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are like Property Solicitors, except they just do in buying-selling property and they are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancers work online via email and over the phone. They’re more popular than traditional Property Solicitors because they are much cheaper (in most cases).
Using a Local Conveyancer in Staffordshire
Some people prefer to choose a local solicitor and meet face to face. These days the majority of conveyancing is done through phone and email, rarely do people meet they’re conveyancer in person. Using a local solicitor can be expensive, it’s far less expensive to instruct a nationwide online conveyancing firm that acts for properties in your area. It’s completely up to you who you choose to instruct, you do not have to use an Estate Agents ‘recommended’ solicitor.
Remortgage Conveyancing Staffordshire
If you’re remortgaging a property for whatever reason, you’ll need a solicitor to help you with the legal aspect. This is a simple and inexpensive procedure (usually around £300-£400). We compare remortgage conveyancing solicitors in and around Staffordshire.
The national average timescale for conveyancing is between 9-10 weeks. Conveyancing for simple purchase transactions can take just 4-6 weeks but a more complicated transaction can take much much longer to complete. Some transactions have been known to take over a year to complete, why? More info visit our How long does conveyancing take?.
If you are buying a property in Staffordshire (or anywhere in England and Wales), for more than £125,000, you will be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (or SDLT for short). This tax is calculated in brackets, like the UK income tax system. When you get a quote with us, we calculate the Stamp Duty (SDLT) you’ll have to pay for you. For more info visit our Stamp Duty Rates and Examples page.
Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It adjoins Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the south east, West Midlands and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west. The largest city in Staffordshire is Stoke-on-Trent, which is administered separately from the rest of the county as an independent unitary authority. Lichfield also has city status, although this is a considerably smaller cathedral city. Major towns include Stafford (the county town), Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Leek, and Tamworth. Smaller towns include Stone, Uttoxeter, and Rugeley, and large villages Eccleshall, Wombourne, Kinver, Penkridge, Tutbury and Stretton. Cannock Chase AONB is within the county as well as parts of the National Forest and the Peak District national park.
The current average value in Staffordshire is over £180,000. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £115,248 and semi-detached properties valued £154,062. In the past year property prices in Staffordshire have increased 0.38%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.