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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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Updated: 17/10/16

Buying a home in Bridport? Useful local Bridport travel and public service facts and figures -

Bridport's closest airport is Exeter International Airport. The closest train station to Bridport is Maiden Newton.

Bridport Community is a relatively close hospital.


I am trying to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Bridport. What is included?


The confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many law firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional costs may be added into the small print. Any charges which are listed in terms of engagement should be fair and clearly defined. Applicable disbursements ought to be listed on your quote. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


Is gazumping frequent in Bridport?


This describes when a property seller accepts an offer, only to later dismiss it in favour of a greater offer. It could occur weeks into a purchase. Though being gazumped is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a risk. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing your property solicitor as soon as possible.


If I am purchasing near Bridport, in the parish of Toller Porcorum, do we need a chancel search?


A conveyancing lawyer could advise a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the house being purchased is found. Although some church councils have decided to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish which has not imposed liability will remain liability-free for new owners.


Is a home buyers survey necessary when we are purchasing a home in Bridport?


It is strongly advised that all buyers in Bridport book a house surveyor to undertake a survey. There can be many defects that will impact a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on. These include blocked drains.


Why might purchase conveyancing work take such a long time?


The legal work required to buy or sell a property will occasionally be subject to numerous interruptions or delays. Homeward Legal work hard to diminish the cost of these delays by pushing all parties involved. Delays can include the time taken to return management information.


How many weeks will it take for my conveyancing solicitor to complete all of the conveyancing work on a flat in a house?


Getting contracts exchanged can take anywhere between one month and 3 months, which can depend on a number of issues e.g. the speed of the seller's conveyancing solicitor, or the communication, with managing agents. Homeward Legal's conveyancers in Bridport are very focused on speed and communication, with a view to you moving home in as little time as achievable.


Sudden financial circumstances mean we want to exchange contracts on the selling of our renovated house in as short a time as possible, do you any property auction specialist fast solicitors in Bridport ?


Homeward Legal takes an extremely efficient method to fulfilling legal process for customers to suit a clients time frame.

We only introduce you to solicitors which will communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain . In addition our expert panel of solicitors are actually chosen because they always employ expensive software systems to exchange on your move to your preferred move date.


Does the report on the property's title prepared by the conveyancing solicitor in Bridport give information the rates of the council tax on a Band D property prior to exchanging contracts?


Your property solicitor will write to the council to ask about the currently applicable council tax band and rates, which will subsequently be included in the report on title.

The latest tax charges for properties in Bridport are set out in detail at the West Dorset council site. At the time of writing, 19 October 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,069.00
  • Band B - £1,247.00
  • Band C - £1,425.00
  • Band D - £1,604.00
  • Band E - £1,960.00
  • Band F - £2,316.00
  • Band G - £2,673.00
  • Band H - £3,207.00