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Transfer of Equity in Carisbrooke

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: 19/10/16

Useful local Carisbrooke travel and services facts and figures -

The nearest airport to Carisbrooke is Sandown IoW Airport (6 miles). Southampton Airport is 19 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 10 miles, and Bournemouth International Airport is 24 miles away. Sandown IOW train station is around 7 miles from Carisbrooke.

The most convenient hospital is St Marys Blackwater.


How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Carisbrooke?


This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, however extra charges may be added into the solicitor's terms. A quote for conveyancing in Carisbrooke should also clearly state any disbursements to be paid.We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


Following recent news about the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since 1920, we are questioning if conveyancing searches might not be sufficient?


An experienced Carisbrooke conveyancer will recommend that you get in depth flood risk searches if the standard search establishes a risk.

Why not speak to a close neighbour for further confidence.


Could charges for the conveyancing for our Carisbrooke move take into account any extra costs?


Unfortunately, it is common practice for some firms to hide fees in small print. We will not charge any hidden extra charges. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, which could be totally different to your final invoice.


I am likely to move out of our period house in Carisbrooke to a property in Brighstone when to select a removals firm?


Most property lawyers usually recommend that home vendors put off booking a removals company until after contracts have exchanged has been notified as generally an agreed home moving date will not have been agreed. The majority of home removals companies might impose a re booking penalty . For a local Isle Of Wight company Dave's, 36 Alvington Rd, Newport, PO30 5AR Call: 01983 521064 or Shepard Alan, 14 Alderbury Rd, Newport, PO30 5DR Telephone: 01983 523476.


The estate agent we are using in Connahs Quay has named the property lawyer who they generally use. Must we instruct this solicitor?


Many agents have referral deals with solicitors where they refer clients to them. These referrals should be thoroughly considered, as some agents choose the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.


Please recommend how to get out of paying stamp duty?


Stamp duty is due on purchases valued at over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Homeward Legal do not recommend any stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are expensive and can be very unlikely to succeed. There have been a number of government-sponsored schemes, such as disadvantaged area relief.


How much is the council tax on a Thirties converted Band F property in Carisbrooke?


You will be briefed about your property's band with the conveyancer's title report. Council tax charges for properties in Carisbrooke are published on the Isle of Wight council website. Currently (17 January 2013) the rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00


How much would our conveyancing searches be?


Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are not included in a solicitor's fees.