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Transfer of Equity in Shard End

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 Shard End Q & A's

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Updated: 19/10/16

Local travel information:

Motorists are well served with Shard End having very good road access nearby at under 2m of Junction 5 Southbound of the M6.

Stechford train station is approximately 1 mile from Shard End. The nearest airport to Shard End is Birmingham Airport (5 miles). Coventry Airport is 17 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 19 miles away.

Heartlands Birmingham is a nearby hospital for Shard End.


How do we find fixed rate conveyancing?


Many conveyancers promote 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any costs found in your solicitor's terms ought to be reasonable and clear and only apply in cases where the solicitor is required to complete extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


Where do I learn more info on the upkeep of the conservation areas in Shard End?


English Heritage have created a list on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Shard End and throughout England in addition to the vulnerability to standards slipping. Local Shard End conservation area issues, for example whether trees can be cut down or traffic signs are dealt with by the local Solihull planning authority.


At what point do I need to get a solicitor in Shard End?


In the majority of situations, earlier is preferable. The legal work can then start straight away. Instructing your solicitor sooner can reduce any chance of the transaction aborting.


How is stamp duty calculated and how much do we need to budget for a £868000 property?


The Stamp Duty owed will depend on the value of the house. Stamp duty will be £34720 on a £868000 home (correct March 2013).


Flood searches are determined from archived records and given current events such as the widespread flooding last year in the Midlands, are they comfort enough to report sufficient information about the Shard End flood risk?


The Shard End conveyancing solicitor will advise you to carry out informative property conveyancing searches if the enviro search flags up any kind of Shard End flooding risk.

For added peace of mind you can always contact a close neighbour.


Is it recommended to get a chancel search? I am buying close to priory land in Shard End.


Owners of property near to nearby church property must subsidise repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. A chancel search is employed to check whether such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise further. Church properties in the area which may give rise to chancel liability include All Saints.


What can we do to defer paying out for SDLT?


Stamp duty mitigation should be treated with extreme caution, as such schemes are often uneconomical and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.


We are going to buy a property, and have a quote from you. Are there any additional costs?


Our solicitors will never charge any hidden fees for standard conveyancing. While comparing quotes, be aware that some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote, which they will not be required to adhere to.