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Transfer of Equity in East Coker

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

Helpful East Coker public service facts and figures -

The nearest train station to East Coker is Yeovil Junction, almost 2 miles away. The closest airport to East Coker is Bristol Airport.

Yeovil District is a nearby hospital for East Coker.


How do we find the best rates for conveyancing in East Coker for a £258,000 house?


Many firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees may be added into the terms, left unregarded by busy sellers and buyers Any additional charges should be fair and reasonable and come into force only if your conveyancer must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A quote for conveyancing in East Coker should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.


Do I need searches for chancel liability? We are buying a property in East Coker.


There are thousands of Church of England and Church of Wales parishes across the country. Owners of property within some of these may be required to contribute towards the cost of the repair of a local church. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Church lands in the local area which may give rise to chancel liability include St Michael & All Angels.


What can a East Coker property solicitor recommend if the maisonette I am intending to buy is inside the boundary of a conservation are in South Somerset council and has an un-consented windows installed?


South Somerset council search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by your East Coker conveyancing solicitor as part of the conveyancing should determine if the property is within a designated conservation area and evidence of council approval for alterations will be required.

If no necessary permissions be in evidence, the solicitor will recommend the options, which include requesting an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective permission.


What makes East Coker conveyancing to require so much time and effort?


The conveyancing process in East Coker could experience delays. We know how distracting such delays can be and seek to minimise the consequences of these delays by pushing all parties involved.


How can I go about identify whether the conservation area is at risk?


Following a campaign, English Heritage keep a list of the state of conservation areas. Conservation areas are created by South Somerset who govern conservation area concerns from including things like poorly maintained roads, the addition of stone cladding and upkeep of paths.


For the purchase, my mortgage lender, we have chosen Halifax, what do we need to be aware of?


In some cases, lenders are now reducing their 'solicitor panel', which may result in greater conveyancing costs for purchasers. Homeward Legal are able to act for the majority of lenders.


In respect to the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, I am anxious that property conveyancing searches may not be exacting enough?


The East Coker property solicitor will advise you to also get food risk searches if the standard conveyancing searches flag up a significant risk East Coker flood risk.

People sometimes try to contact a future neighbour for additional more comfort if you are still worried.


Do Homeward Legal look after the conveyancing of auction properties in East Coker?


Our company is accustomed to working with buyers and sellers at auction. Quite often unusually constructed auction lots are purchased in property auctions which tend to will want greater inquiries. Conveyancers therefore encourage that buyers select their chosen conveyancing lawyer well in advance of the property auction to allow time for a full investigation of the sellers pack.

Subsequently, following the auction your now prepared lawyer is able to concentrate on quickly completing the transaction inside a as tight time frame as usually required by the terms of sale.