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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 Bicester Q & A's

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Updated: 21/10/16

Moving to a house in the area? Practical Bicester travel and services details:

The closest station to Bicester is Bicester North and Bicester's nearest airport is Kidlington, Oxford Airport (8 miles). Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 10 miles and Kidlington Airport is 9 miles away.

Motorists are well catered for with Bicester having excellent road access close at approximately 3 miles off the M40 Junction 9 Northbound.

Bicester is a nearby hospital.


How do I find fixed rate conveyancing?


Many online and high street firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra costs are frequently hidden in the small print which unwary buyers fail to check. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What average time should I expect it to take my designated solicitor to exchange all of the conveyancing work on the top floor of building we are intending to buy in Bicester?


The process can take anywhere from around a month and 3 months depending on various things, such as the speed of the seller's property lawyer, or the time taken to issue draft contracts.

Our chosen property lawyers are extremely results-focused completing the process as quickly as possible.


Which parts of Bicester are protected by a conservation area?


Areas deemed to be of architectural or historic interest, such as model housing estates, will be designated as conservation areas. Your solicitor will be able to advise further, in regard to relevant conservation area restrictions in Bicester.


What will the Bicester property solicitor recommend if the maisonette we am buying is inside a conservation are in Cherwell council that has unbecoming PVC windows fitted?

Local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your Bicester property lawyer during the conveyancing process should ascertain whether the Bicester property a conservation area proof of consent for changes to the property will be requested. If no appropriate consents be in evidence the solicitor will give you professional advice on the best alternative e.g. buying an indemnity insurance or getting retrospective approval from the appropriate local authority.


Will a property lawyer in Bicester request official or personal searches on my home purchase?


Your solicitor will inform you about the most appropriate route, depending on factors like search price. For personal searches, your property solicitor might look for a local search agent e.g Search Solutions, 55 Victoria Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6PH Tel: 01869 322077 Fax: 01869 243327


Would arranging a survey be necessary when buying a home?


It is heavily suggested that home buyers in Bicester instruct a property surveyor to carry out a survey if you are intending to buy in Bicester. Buyers should be aware that there are many defects that can negatively affect a property, such as cavity wall tie failure or chimney defects. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


Will we be able to move along quickly and complete on the legal work on a house within 6 weeks, do Homeward Legal have any very fast Bicester solicitors ?


Homeward Legal takes a highly active modus operandi to concluding the conveyancing work as quickly as possible.

By utilising leading edge information technology and case management systems . We also look after you with you a CQS conveyancer trained to communicate with the complete home buyer and seller chain for example lenders, to achieve a fast home move.


Conveyancers in Bicester order official property when acting for a property purchaser, which specific searches?


If you are obtaining a mortgage the mortgage lender requires you to a solicitor to get at least these searches - Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental, and, depending on certain criteria, specific local searches e.g. a Chancel Repair Liability Search.