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Transfer of Equity in Kingstanding

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 Kingstanding Q & A's

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Updated: 25/10/16

Kingstanding services information and addresses ;

Kingstanding's closest train station is Perry Barr and the nearest airport to Kingstanding is Birmingham Airport (9 miles). Coventry Airport is 21 mile and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 17 miles away.

Commuters are well served with Kingstanding being well placed with good major road access close at under 2 miles off the M6 Junction 7 Southbound.

Highcroft Birmingham is the nearest hospital to Kingstanding.


How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Kingstanding?


The confusion over this point catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra costs are frequently hidden in the small print. This small print is often not read by buyers and sellers in a hurry. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


Do we need a Homebuyer Report for this home purchase?


It is strongly recommended that all purchasers book an inspection. Numerous issues can negatively affect a property. These can include blocked drains.


What is the council tax on a period terraced dwelling in Kingstanding?


More often than not a report on title should provide the Birmingham council tax band. Council tax charges for residents of Kingstanding are set out online at the Birmingham council site. At the time of authoring on 23/01/2013 the rates are:

  • Band A - £841.00
  • Band B - £981.00
  • Band C - £1,121.00
  • Band D - £1,261.00
  • Band E - £1,542.00
  • Band F - £1,822.00
  • Band G - £2,102.00
  • Band H - £2,522.00


What search enquiries should the Kingstanding solicitor apply for when acting on a Kingstanding flat?


Standard conveyancing protocol is to obtain the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environmental and Limestone Search and occasionally area-specific searches for instance Utilities Search.


Could uranium (U) contaminate land in Kingstanding?


Kingstanding's local area has a history of contamination from industry, agriculture and the natural environment , like much of the UK. Data on many contaminants, such as water contaminants such as silage and hazardous gases, will be included in an environmental search.


How can I avoid being gazumped?


Gazumping describes circumstances where a property seller accepts a buyer's offer and then rejects it, selecting instead another buyer's higher offer. Though gazumping is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a risk. Instructing your property solicitor as soon as possible should help to mitigate this risk.


As a consequence of the major flooding last year in the Midlands, I am asking whether conveyancing searches won't be thorough enough?


The Kingstanding solicitor should carry out informative flood risk searches if the environmental searches establishes a the local Kingstanding flood risk

For greater history might be able to converse with a next door neighbour.


Does your solicitors company advise on the conveyancing of auction properties in Kingstanding?


Our firm is very capable working with property auction conveyancing. Quite often unusually constructed houses like structurally defective property, are bought at property auctions which demand increased due diligence. We therefore encourage buyers to instruct the property conveyancing lawyer before the day of the auction to allow for a title report. Following the auction day arrives your selected lawyer will be focused on completing the transaction inside a as tight time frame as required by the conditions of sale.