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Transfer of Equity in Kimberley

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: 20/10/16

Kimberley travel information

Kimberley is close at about 1m of junction entry 26 Southbound of the M1.

The closest airport to Kimberley is Tollerton, Nottingham City Airport. East Midlands Airport is 12 miles, Tollerton Airport is 9 miles and Gamston Airport is 24 miles away. Bulwell train station is almost 2 miles from Kimberley.

Highbury Nottingham is a nearby hospital.


How do we get a cheap solicitor in Kimberley for buying a residence?


This affects many property buyers and sellers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many conveyancers promote cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional costs are frequently hidden in the small print. Busy, stressed property buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


To complete on our property purchase ASAP, how can we ensure fast legal work in Kimberley?


Experienced buyers will tell you that instructing a proactive and experienced conveyancer is the key to a fast conveyancing transaction. There are a range of things you can also do to speed up the process. These include:

  • calling or emailing the conveyancer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • promptly answering your conveyancer's questions (by email if possible)
  • if you intend to get a house survey, doing so as early as you can


When in the process is it appropriate to find a conveyancer to handle our transaction?


With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, instructing as early as possible is better. The legal work can then start straight away. Instructing a firm early can reduce any chance of the purchase or sale stalling.


How do we determine stamp duty and how much do we need to budget for a £176000 Kimberley property?


Stamp Duty will depend on the property's price. Stamp duty will be £1760 on a £176000 house (accurate March 2013).


What individual property conveyancing searches does the solicitor in Kimberley apply for a Kimberley house?


The regular legal procedure will be to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental and Gypsum Mining Search and perhaps specific searches, like a Chancel Repair Liability Search.


As a consequence of the major flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands we are anxious that flood searches may not be detailed enough?


A thorough Kimberley property solicitor will get additional informative flood risk searches if the environmental searches spots a significant risk Kimberley flooding risk.

Sometimes home buyers to get in touch with a close neighbour for that more insight.


Bookshops now have collections of books all about do it yourself conveyancing such as Conveyancing Forms and Procedures by Annette Goss, Lorraine Richardson and Michael Taylor. Do I therefore need a Kimberley conveyancer ?


Technically speaking there are no arguments at all why a home mover shouldn't undertake the legal process unaided.

However, a property solicitor takes care of a large number of actions such as interpreting replies to enquiries and checking replies to additional enquiries which require a qualified professional. Moreover legal practices are required by their regulator to have the applicable indemnity cover to insulate you from any professional oversights made by the lawyer.


We are intending to buy in Kimberley, and would like to verify that there are any designated conservation areas.


Buyers in Kimberley should be aware of a number of local conservation areas. Your conveyancing solicitor will be able to offer more information and discuss the relevant responsibilities.