Wilkinson Byrne recognizes the fact the purchase of your home is the most important and expensive transaction you are likely to undergo.
Our database features hundreds of properties and we are sure that with our local knowledge and expertise, we will be able to find you a property to suit your needs, be it a straightforward move or a ‘Buy to Let’ investment.
Registration: The first requirement is for you to register your details and property specifications which can be achieved in a number of ways i.e. by email, fax, phone, in person of by completing our registration form. This will give us an insight into your personal requirements, thereby enabling us to modify the details sent to you.
Once registered, you are then in a position to receive details from us directly in person, via mail or email or download and print these out from our website. We also offer an SMS text service direct to your mobile phone.
Viewing: Our friendly team are available to arrange those all important viewings of your selected properties. Please contact us to arrange a mutually convenient time.
Mortgage: In order to speed up your house buying process, it is advisable wherever possible; to get a mortgage agreed in principle before any final decision on your new property is made. This has the advantage of providing you with a clear indication of what is affordable and the fact that you have a mortgage agreed in principle is also attractive to sellers.
Stamp Duty: You pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on increasing portions of the property price above £125,000 when you buy residential property, eg a house or flat.
Use the SDLT calculator to work out how much tax you’ll pay.
You must still send an SDLT return for transactions under £125,000 unless they’re exempt.
You can also use this table to work out the SDLT for the purchase price of a lease (the ‘lease premium’).
Example If you buy a house for £275,000, the SDLT you owe is calculated as follows: