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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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Updated: 23/10/16

Local key data:

Parkstone's closest airport is Bournemouth International Airport (6 miles). and Parkstone's nearest station is Parkstone at 1 mile s.


Parkstone points of interest


Brownsea Island National Trust Poole Compton Acres (Historic Gardens) Country Park and Oceanarium Aquarium are easily accessible from Parkstone.

The closest hospital is Poole General.


We need to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors. What should I check?


This affects many property buyers and sellers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra fees will be included in the small print that unknowing property buyers and sellers have not reviewed A conveyancing quote ought to list any disbursements. Additional costs included in the terms should be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


What causes purchase conveyancing work to take weeks to complete? Isn't it a simple matter of filing paperwork?


Conveyancing can be drawn out even in the best of circumstances. The reasons are beyond the solicitor's power, Homeward Legal, however, endeavour to minimise their impact wherever a difference can be made. Reasons for delay may include the length of time it takes for the managing agent or landlord to respond to queries.


My wife and I are planning to buy in Parkstone. Can we confirm that the property is in a conservation area?

With 9000 conservation areas across the country, the local areas near or within Parkstone include several areas of 'special architectural and historic interest' registered as protected. The advantages of these restrictions include better maintained homes and gardens, but they adds to upkeep costs. Your conveyancing solicitor will provide more details.


How much will the conveyancing searches on average cost?


Conveyancing searches in Parkstone ranges in cost, depending on the searches required by your lender. Searches are disbursements, and are charged at cost.


What is the council tax on a converted Band F house in Parkstone?


You will be provide the property's council tax band in the conveyancer's title report. Correct rates for Parkstone are set out online at the Poole local authority website. As of 02 December 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £967.00
  • Band B - £1,128.00
  • Band C - £1,289.00
  • Band D - £1,450.00
  • Band E - £1,772.00
  • Band F - £2,094.00
  • Band G - £2,417.00
  • Band H - £2,900.00


We are going to buy a house in a Parkstone conservation area, where does one find information in relation to the current standard of repair of the area?


English Heritage, a government body, have produced records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the trend. Conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Poole) who oversee things like private spaces to back illuminated signs.


Is contaminated land in Parkstone a concern?


Property may have been contaminated by many environmental factors. Contaminants like landfill sites and other sources of contaminated land should be reported on during conveyancing searches.


Do you work with mortgage lenders with Parkstone branches?


We work with all the major lenders providing financing to purchasers in Parkstone. Parkstone lenders and mortgage specialists include Barnard Cheryl A, 86 Victoria Rd, Poole, BH12 3AF.