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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 Lytchett Matravers Q & A's

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Updated: 21/10/16

Regional information and addresses ;

Lytchett Matravers's closest airport is Bournemouth International Airport. Lytchett Matravers's nearest station is Holton Heath at 3 miles.

Victoria Wimborne is a nearby hospital to Lytchett Matravers.


We are looking for a low cost conveyancing estimate in Lytchett Matravers. and what is included?


Confusion over this issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing. However additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Extra fees found in the solicitor's terms should be reasonable. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.


I am buying a 1930s house in a conservation area. How do I find more information about the state of upkeep?


English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created information of the condition of conservation areas as well as the trend.

Conservation areas in Lytchett Matravers are set up by Purbeck who police everything from private spaces to the thwarting of ugly highway signs.


How is stamp duty assessed in Lytchett Matravers and what should we budget for a £1.148mil property?


The Stamp Duty which will be owed will rely on the property's price. On a £1.148mil house, stamp duty will be £57400.*

*This information correct as of December 2012


For a fast completion on the purchase of a £135,000 house, what can we do to speed up the transaction?


Primarily, instructing a proactive solicitor is the key to fast conveyancing. There are, in addition, a number of things you as the buyer can do to speed up the process. These include:

  • promptly answering your solicitor's questions (by email if possible)
  • confirming your mortgage offer
  • asking for property searches to be ordered immediately


Conveyancing and environmental searches are surmised archived data and given recent flooding such as the groundwater flooding in Dorset, are they the best way to ascertain enough about the Lytchett Matravers future flood risk?


Environmental searches conducted by the Lytchett Matravers lawyer should also include a more rigorous search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

Why not speak to a local resident to gain further local history if still concerned.


Myself and my partner are buying in Lytchett Matravers. How do I verify that the residence is in a conservation area?


There are a range of conservation areas located near Lytchett Matravers. A conveyancing lawyer will address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


Will the report on title prepared by the conveyancer in Lytchett Matravers outline cost of council tax for a maisonette prior to completing on the purchase?


The conveyancer will consult with the council to discover the appropriate council tax rates, which should then be written in the conveyancing report on title. Up-to-date rates for residents of Lytchett Matravers are published online at the Purbeck council website. At the time of writing, 08 January 2013, rates are:

  • Band A - £1,086.00
  • Band B - £1,267.00
  • Band C - £1,448.00
  • Band D - £1,629.00
  • Band E - £1,991.00
  • Band F - £2,353.00
  • Band G - £2,715.00
  • Band H - £3,258.00


Will the form for fixtures and fittings include items like sofas?


Commonly, there is no legal definition of fixtures and fittings. This is frequently disregarded, which makes the early agreement of the fixtures and fittings form so important.