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Transfer of Equity in Baglan

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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Updated: 17/10/16

Baglan points of interest

Port Talbot Lighthouse and Neath Abbey and Gatehouse Cadw are near to Baglan.

Motorists are well served with Baglan ideally situated with excellent road access close at roughly 1.5m of the M4 Junction 42 Eastbound.

Baglan's nearest airport is Swansea Airport. Baglan's closest train station is Baglan.

The closest hospital to Baglan is Neath Port Talbot.


How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Baglan?


Various law firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


How much is the council tax on a end of terrace Band E home in Baglan?


In most cases a conveyancer's title report will cover the relevant Neath Port Talbot council tax band.

Correct rates for Baglan are set out in detail on the Neath Port Talbot local authority website. At the time of writing on 01 June 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £944.15
  • Band B - £1,101.51
  • Band C - £1,258.87
  • Band D - £1,416.23
  • Band E - £1,730.95
  • Band F - £2,045.67
  • Band G - £2,360.38
  • Band H - £2,832.46


Can you advise how I hold off paying SDLT?

Stamp duty avoidance should not be considered when purchasing in Baglan, as such schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed and the total stamp duty, with interest, will be due.


For a property valued at £950000. What will be calculated for SDLT?


Stamp Duty in Baglan is based on the purchase price. It will be £38000 on a £950000 property.


Do we need to make use of a conveyancing offered by our estate agent?


Agent recommendations are a commonplace route for buyers to find a solicitor. These referrals must be carefully considered, as an agent may decide to recommend the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best value for you.


Which factors will impact land in Baglan, and are they checked for comprehensively?


Numerous of contaminants caused by natural causes and human activities can spoil property in Baglan, like proximity to landfill sites. An environmental search will give more information.


Do you need to get searches for chancel liability? I am purchasing a property by a 16th Century 'church furlong' in Baglan.


Owners of property near to specific local church buildings may be required to subsidise repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced.


What causes conveyancing in Baglan to take such a long time?


Conveyancing in Baglan can experience delays even in ideal circumstances. In some cases, the causes are out of the solicitor's control. Homeward Legal work hard to reduce their effect whenever feasible by pushing all parties involved. Reasons for delay can include slow solicitors acting for the other side.