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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: 19/10/16

Practical local East Preston travel and services facts -

The closest train station to East Preston is Angmering. The closest airport to East Preston is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport.

The most convenient hospital for East Preston is Goring Hall Worthing.


I need a discount conveyancing quote in East Preston. What do we need to consider?


The lack of clarity surrounding this matter catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. Often extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions which property buyers and sellers may have not read carefully Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


In about five weeks we are expecting to be finally moving from our semi detached property in East Preston to our new property in Crawley Down . What is the optimum stage to choose a house removal firm?


Our recommendation is for home movers to wait before making arrangements with a removal company until the point where all parties have agreed your moving date that customarily takes place once exchange of contracts. Frequently house removals companies will impose a late cancellation charge . Get more information from Smooth Moves, 37 Warren Cr, East Preston, Littlehampton, BN16 1BJ Call: 07771 624865 or Ralphs Removals Ltd, Broomfield/The Street, East Preston, Littlehampton, BN16 1HT Telephone: 01903 779887.


How is East Preston contaminated land identified?


Several contaminants can affect land in East Preston, and an environmental search will confirm if a property may be affected by local contaminants like sand or clay quarries or potentially contaminative use of nearby land.


Does our conveyancing solicitor in East Preston inform me about the amount to be paid of the council tax on a Band G maisonette before completing on the purchase?


Your property solicitor will write to the council to ascertain the appropriate council tax charges which will then be detailed in the title report. Correct rates for properties in East Preston are published online at the Arun local authority website. Currently, 12 June 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,015.00
  • Band B - £1,184.00
  • Band C - £1,353.00
  • Band D - £1,522.00
  • Band E - £1,860.00
  • Band F - £2,198.00
  • Band G - £2,537.00
  • Band H - £3,044.00


I am intending to buy a chapel in the parish of West Firle. Will it be necessary to get a chancel search?


Your lawyer might recommend that a chancel search is taken out, regardless of the parish where the home being bought is located. In East Preston's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the owners of a home where church councils have previously chosen not to do so. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


Which local authority looks after East Preston?


East Preston is located in Arun District Council, Maltavers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LF, Call: 01903 737 500


Are any conservation areas in East Preston likely to affect us?


Areas deemed to be of special architectural or historic interest, such as country house estates, will be recognised as conservation areas. Living in a conservation area can mean more aesthetically pleasant surroundings, but the restrictions adds to upkeep costs. A solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.


How do I learn more info on the conservation areas in East Preston?


Conservation area matters for instance what can be developed, the painting of houses or ugly parking meters are overseen by the local authority (Arun). English Heritage have assembled a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in West Sussex and throughout England.