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Transfer of Equity in Locks Heath

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: 16/10/16

Locks Heath area information

Bursledon Hants Windmill, Manor Farm Country Park Hampshire Passport and Bursledon Windmill Hampshire Passport are around Locks Heath.

Locks Heath's nearest train station is Swanwick at 1 mile s. The closest airport to Locks Heath is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport (7 miles). Southampton Airport is 8 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 15 miles and Sandown IoW Airport is 16 miles away.

Commuters are well catered for with Locks Heath enjoying good major road access about 1 mile of Junction 9 Westbound of the M27.

The closest hospital for Locks Heath is Coldeast Locks Heath.


How do we find the best rates for conveyancing in Locks Heath for a 96,000 house?


Many buyers and sellers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many solicitors offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may be added into small print. The disbursements to be paid should also be included on the quote Any additional fees found in the terms ought to be fair and come into force only if the solicitor must perform additional tasks for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Which local authority is responsible for Locks Heath?


Locks Heath is located in Winchester City Council, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LJ, contact: 01962 840 222


Is Homeward Legal able to very fast completions on the conveyancing for auction properties in Locks Heath?


Our team specialise in auctions and regularly carry out work for sellers at auction. It is crucial for buyers to instruct a good property lawyer as ahead of time as possible for a detailed report of the auction pack in advance of the date of the auction.

Following the date of the auction your selected conveyancing lawyer is absolutely ready for quickly concluding the purchase inside as short a time frame as typically required .


The local agent has suggested a law firm whom they usually use. Will it be cheaper to use them?


Many estate agents will have referral deals with solicitors where they refer clients, however, these referrals should be compared to other online or local firms, as an agent may select whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best value for you.


We are purchasing in Locks Heath with Bank of Scotland - is there anything we need to know?


Recently, a number of lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them. This can mean greater conveyancing costs for house purchasers. Homeward Legal will act on behalf of most CML-approved lenders.


We are purchasing a £551000 Locks Heath residence, how is stamp duty tax calculated?


Stamp Duty will depend on the property's price. Stamp duty will be £22040 on a £551000 house.


How much is the council tax on a period converted property in Locks Heath?


In most cases the conveyancer's title report should contain the relevant Fareham council tax band. Up-to-date charges for properties in Locks Heath are set out in detail on the Fareham local authority site. Currently on 06 December 2012 the different rates are:

  • Band A - £924.00
  • Band B - £1,078.00
  • Band C - £1,232.00
  • Band D - £1,386.00
  • Band E - £1,694.00
  • Band F - £2,002.00
  • Band G - £2,310.00
  • Band H - £2,771.00


To complete on our home purchase ASAP, how do we arrange a fast conveyancing transaction?


Most importantly, moving faster is crucial to is to use a proactive conveyancing solicitor. When selecting a conveyancing solicitor, : Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis? Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed.