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Transfer of Equity in Shropshire

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 Shropshire Q & A's

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Updated: 15/10/16

The closest airport to Shropshire is Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport. Birmingham Airport is 24 miles and away. Shropshire's nearest station is Codsall.

Nuffield Wolverhampton is the closest hospital for Shropshire.


We need to find an affordable conveyancing quote. What should I check?


Many solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


How long may the legal work to buy residential property take, according to your estimates?


The amount of time needed to transact a property can vary. This is influenced by a number of concerns. These could include if management information is required. Nationwide, the average is around ten weeks, whereas Homeward Legal take a more proactive attitude, pushing a transaction to complete within 8 weeks if possible.


Myself and my partner are buying in Shropshire. Are there any areas of conservation?


Conservation areas indicate areas of historical merit. Knockin, Whittington and Neenton are among the conservation areas in Shropshire. You may wish to contact the local authority if you have specific questions, but your conveyancing solicitor will investigate this in detail during the conveyancing process.


How much would conveyancing searches cost?


Searches range in cost. The most generally useful searches include an environmental search and a drainage search.


I have been reading about DIY conveyancing as a buyer of a house , Is it viable to take care of DIY conveyancing without help.?


There is no argument why you shouldn't complete the legal and technical work without the help of Shropshire solicitor.

That said, a conveyancer carries out a huge number of jobs such as chasing mortgage offer or apportioning ground rents some of which really need adequate training.

Above all have a go conveyancers will not have the applicable indemnity insurance that all firms and their solicitors are obligated to have.


What can contaminate land in Shropshire. Are they an issue?


Residential property in Shropshire could be contaminated by a broad range of factors caused by man and by nature. Issues like local waste transfer sites or proposed erection of mobile masts will be detailed in an appropriate search.


What will the council tax cost me on a Thirties Band H flat in Shropshire?


Your appropriate band will usually be set out as part of the conveyancer's title report along with the local council Correct rates for Shropshire are published at the Shropshire local authority site. At the time of authoring, 03 December 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,000.00
  • Band B - £1,167.00
  • Band C - £1,333.00
  • Band D - £1,500.00
  • Band E - £1,833.00
  • Band F - £2,167.00
  • Band G - £2,500.00
  • Band H - £3,000.00


Is it possible that some of the designated Shropshire conservation areas are in poor condition?


An up-to-date assessment of the condition of Shropshires conservation areas is documented by English Heritage and this data are available at their website:

Knockin is noted as at risk with unknown vulnerability and no significant change, Whittington is noted as poor with high vulnerability and deteriorating, Neenton is noted as at risk with unknown vulnerability and no significant change, Quatford is noted as at risk with unknown vulnerability and no significant change, Stottesdon is noted as at risk with unknown vulnerability and no significant change, Beckbury is noted as at risk with unknown vulnerability and deteriorating, Severn Gorge (part) is noted as at risk with unknown vulnerability and no significant change.