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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 Handsworth Q & A's

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Updated: 13/10/16

Commuting from the area? ;

The closest station to Handsworth is The Hawthorns. The closest airport to Handsworth is Birmingham Airport (10 miles). Coventry Airport is 22 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 14 miles away.

Handsworth is about a mile and a half of the M5 Junction 1 Northbound.

City Edgbaston hospital is relatively close to Handsworth.


How do we get affordable conveyancing in Handsworth?


Many conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional fees will be included in the terms and conditions which homeowners may have not read carefully Extra fees needs to be reasonable. They only apply to matters if your lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


We have a need for especially fast Handsworth solicitors, is that you?


Our conveyancing property lawyers by default have a highly efficient approach to fulfilling the conveyancing process for movers to meet the clients needs. Homeward Legals SRA regulated solicitors method is to employ new CMS systems . Crucially , we allocate you a conveyancing property lawyer qualified to communicate up the buyer and seller chain .


What can we do if purchasing a semi detached house in a Birmingham planning authority designated conservation area ?


An integral part of conveyancing includes the making of enquiries of the local authority to see conservation area status and permission for any developments. In the absence of any the necessary permissions, your solicitor will give you professional advice on the options, which include obtaining retrospective consent from the appropriate local authority or seeking cover from an indemnity policy.


May our conveyancing have any additional charges?


No. Homeward Legal do not hide any additional fees for any reason. Know that some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, which they will not be required to adhere to.


Why does the purchase conveyancing process take such a long time?


Conveyancing can be lengthy. Homeward Legal understand how unnecessarily stressful these delays can be and seek to curtail the impact of these delays if it can be achieved.


What sort of local authority searches in connection with the uncertain risk of local flooding in Birmingham will my Handsworth property lawyer actually do?


A vital part of the legal due diligence procedure of purchasing a property involves your conveyancer applying for environmental searches that provide you with details on the Handsworth flood risk area data. A more involved Birmingham database search, for instance the Landmark search, will typically be suggested by a qualified property lawyer in Handsworth if the results of the enviro. search show a potential flood risk to the property. At the time of writing (26/02/13) publication on the Environment Agency flood reports website do not reveal any active flood warnings in Handsworth.


Which local authority is responsible for Handsworth?


Handsworth is located in Sheffield City Council, Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH, phone: 0114 273 4567


What will the council tax cost for a Forties Band F maisonette in Handsworth?


Your appropriate council tax band will usually be identified within the title report along with the local council

The correct rates for residents of Handsworth are listed online at the Sheffield local authority site. On 18 March 2013 the rates are:

  • Band A - £991.00
  • Band B - £1,156.00
  • Band C - £1,321.00
  • Band D - £1,486.00
  • Band E - £1,816.00
  • Band F - £2,146.00
  • Band G - £2,476.00
  • Band H - £2,972.00