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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: 23/10/16

East Oxford attractions and landmarks

Wheatley Oxon Windmill and Oxford Castle Castle are in the vicinity of East Oxford.

The closest airport to East Oxford is Kidlington, Oxford Airport. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 21 mile s, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest station to East Oxford is Oxford, approximately 1 mile away.

The closest hospital to East Oxford is Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford.


How do I find the cheapest East Oxford conveyancing quote?


This catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Will our conveyancer in East Oxford tell me about the cost of the council tax on a Band C townhouse prior to exchange?


Your solicitor will contact the Oxford local authority to ask about the appropriate council tax band and rates, which will then be added to the title report. The latest council tax charges for properties in East Oxford are set out in detail at the Oxford local authority website. At the time of writing, 04 October 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,055.00
  • Band B - £1,231.00
  • Band C - £1,407.00
  • Band D - £1,583.00
  • Band E - £1,935.00
  • Band F - £2,287.00
  • Band G - £2,638.00
  • Band H - £3,166.00


Flood searches may be standard procedure but in light of recent climactic events for example the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began are they actually good enough to determine sufficient information about the East Oxford area flood risk?

A competent East Oxford solicitor should get additional conveyancing searches (Landmark database search) if the standard search establishes a significant risk East Oxford area flood risk

For more assurance why not get in touch with a neighbour or local resident.


Would acquiring a Homebuyer Report be required if we are purchasing a property in East Oxford?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors suggest that all buyers arrange a building survey. Buyers should be aware that there are many issues that can affect a property, such as subsidence. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


We are buying on a East Oxford ex-industrial site. Is the soil likely to be contaminated by waste minerals like tin (Sn)?


East Oxford's local area has a history of contamination from industrial or agricultural, like much of the UK. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contaminants like organic compounds.


In 2 months we are going to be moving out of our terraced property in East Oxford into a new house in Headington at what stage to appoint a removals firm?


The ideal point is for home movers to avoid booking a removal firm until such time as you have confirmed your moving date that frequently occurs once final contracts are signed. Many house removals companies will impose a rearrangement cost . Try Oxfordshire Removals Man And Van Services, 15a/15a/Between Towns Road, Oxford, OX4 3LX Telephone: 07510 791285 or Man & Van, 427 Meadow Lane, Oxford, OX4 4ED on 01865 717462.


How might purchase conveyancing legal work go on for so long?


The legal work undertaken to transfer property in East Oxford can be obstructed, we, however, endeavour to reduce the effect of these delays whenever it is feasible by chasing for prompt responses. Reasons for delay include issues elsewhere in a chain.


What are the alternatives if purchasing a property in a Oxford local authority designated conservation area ?


An integral part of the property legal involves procurement of searches of the Oxford authority to confirm conservation area status and the requisite consent for alterations. .