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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 Crediton Q & A's

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Updated: 16/10/16

Practical nearby travel and public service facts -

The closest airport to Crediton is Exeter International Airport (11 miles s). The nearest station to Crediton is Crediton.

Crediton is the neighbouring hospital to Crediton.


How do we get low cost conveyancing in Crediton?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many homeowners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many solicitors claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra costs are often hiding in the terms of engagement. The quote should state costs to be paid to third parties, like the local authority, (disbursments).Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


Will my Crediton conveyancing solicitor tell me about the amount of council tax to be paid for a Band E cottage prior to completion?


The property lawyer will approach the Mid Devon local council to ascertain the correct council tax charges which will then be written in the conveyancing report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Crediton are set out in detail at the Mid Devon council website. As at, 11 September 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,044.00
  • Band B - £1,218.00
  • Band C - £1,392.00
  • Band D - £1,566.00
  • Band E - £1,914.00
  • Band F - £2,262.00
  • Band G - £2,610.00
  • Band H - £3,132.00


Which mortgage lenders in Crediton do you work with?


The Homeward Legal partnership have solicitors who have experience working with all the major lenders serving home buyers in Crediton. Crediton lenders and mortgage specialists include Mortgage Help (UK) Ltd, A/48 Rolle St, Exmouth, EX8 2SQ, H Q Mortgage & Finance Ltd, Second Floor/1 Chartfield House/Castle St, Taunton, TA1 4AS, and LC Mortgages Ltd, South View, Hemyock, Cullompton, EX15 3SQ.


Can you recommend how I circumvent paying out for stamp duty tax?


SDLT is payable for purchases priced at over 125,000 pounds. We do not advise clients arrange any stamp duty mitigation. These schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed . There have been several government-sponsored schemes, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers. A conveyancing solicitor should confirm whether you are eligible.


Is a property survey advisable when buying a property in Crediton?


Homeward Legal suggest that the majority of buyers order a property survey. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of defects which can negatively affect a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation, including cracks in walls or unsafe chimney circulation.


What kind of exploration about the risk of local flooding around Devon will the Crediton lawyer examine?


A crucial part of the legal due diligence process of purchasing a property involves your conveyancer making an application for conveyancing and environmental searches that offer detail about the Crediton flood risk area data.


For fast conveyancing on the purchase of a £729,000 property, what should we do?


Finding a proactive, diligent property lawyer is key a fast transaction. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?
  • Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact
  • How soon will they order searches?


How can I find if any of the designated Crediton conservation areas are in a bad state?


A recent inventory of the state of conservation areas in Crediton is surveyed by English Heritage. The following details are currently listed at English Heritage - Sandford with Crediton determined to be fair with medium vulnerability and deteriorating.