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A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Conveyancing in Avonmouth Q & A's

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Updated: 22/10/16

Thinking of re-locating to the Avonmouth area? Helpful local transport and public service details -

Avonmouth's nearest airport is Bristol Airport. Avonmouth station is about a mile from Avonmouth.

Avonmouth is very close at under a miles of junction entry 18 Southbound of the M5.

The neighbouring hospital for Avonmouth is Bristol, Redland Hill.


How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? I need to find affordable conveyancing.


This point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms promote cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Excited buyers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any additional costs found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and be applicable if your conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on your conveyancing quote


Where can we find out more data the status of the conservation areas in Avonmouth and Avonmouth?


Following a campaign, English Heritage have assembled a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Avonmouth and throughout England. Conservation areas in Avonmouth, like upkeep of paths, addition of hard standings to the front of properties or billboards are handled by the local authority (Bristol).


May the charges for my conveyancing introduce any extra fees?


No. Homeward Legal never charge any hidden extra costs to buy or sell a property. Some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, which could be totally different to your final invoice.


What are our options if we buy a Avonmouth property in a Bristol local authority conservation area ?

Part of conveyancing for purchasers involves procurement of searches of Bristol local authority to find out conservation area status and the existence of permission for any developments. In the absence of any the necessary permissions the solicitor will give you professional advice on the alternatives which include seeking from Bristol council or seeking cover with indemnity insurance.


Myself and my partner are buying in Avonmouth. Can I find out if the building is in a conservation area?


With 9300 such areas listed in England, the streets and neighbourhoods around Avonmouth include a range of conservation areas. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits include protection against unsympathetic development. Your property solicitor will be able to provide more details.


In what ways can a conveyancing solicitor in Avonmouth advise us on the risk of floods in the Avonmouth area for a seventies property we intend to purchase?


A lawyer makes an application for standard environmental searches that will include Avonmouth area flood risk information. An inexpensive specialist Bristol database search, such as the Homecheck search, may be suggested by a Avonmouth lawyer if the results of the initial conveyancing searches suggest any risk of flooding. At the time of writing (27-Dec-12) there were no warnings around the Severn Estuary at Oldbury-on-Severn, Northwick and Avonmouth at the Little Avon River and other rivers and streams in the Vale of Berkeley


Do I need searches for chancel liability? I am purchasing a Avonmouth apartment on the same street as a church.


In Avonmouth, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to pay for maintenance of local churches. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. The solicitor carrying out the legal work for your move will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Church properties in Avonmouth include St Andrew.


Which Avonmouth lenders do you work with?


Of lenders with local offices proximate to Avonmouth, we with the vast majority. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Avonmouth include Independent Mortgage Solutions (South West), 14 Whitehouse St, Bristol, BS3 4AY, Independent Mortgage Associates, Monarch House/1-7 Smyth Rd, Bristol, BS3 2BX, and Charcol, Whitefriars/Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NT.