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Transfer of Equity in Tavistock

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 Tavistock Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

Gunnislake train station is around 4 miles from Tavistock. The nearest airport to Tavistock is Plymouth City Airport.

Tavistock is a nearby hospital for Tavistock.


How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Tavistock?


Many online and high street property lawyers claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges may be added into the terms which home owners may have not read carefully Additional costs needs to be fair.


Do we need a chancel liability search? We are purchasing in Tavistock.


Where land in Tavistock was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to pay for maintenance of a church in the area. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Tavistock property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. Ecclesiastical properties in this area include St Eustachius and St Eustachius.


How much does our searches be?


The cost of conveyancing searches for a purchase in Tavistock can vary considerably, depending on the particular searches ordered. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are charged at cost.


What can a Tavistock conveyancing lawyer do if the building we want to buy is in a registered conservation area and has unsuitable roof antenna fitted?


A solicitor will carry out searches determine if the property is within a conservation area and whether any modifications have the appropriate consents from the local planning authority.


The internet has abundant books going into great depth on doing your own legal work such as Conveyancing Forms and Procedures by Annette Goss, Lorraine Richardson and Michael Taylor . Do I actually have to use Tavistock lawyer ?


There is no argument why you cant opt to complete the legal and technical work without the help of a dedicated Tavistock conveyancing solicitor. The truth is however that a conveyancer is familiar with a huge number of functions including understanding the practical side of the process or notifying the Land Registry of new charges which need a skilled professional.

Fundamentally do it yourself conveyancers will not be covered by acceptable cover which all lawyers are required by their regulator to pay for.


We are purchasing a 1950's property, should we have searches done?


Searches are a commonly-used pack of enquiries performed on your behalf, which may include a British waterways search. Searches are not surveys and do not include information relating to a property's structure.


I have taken out a quote from you. Are there any hidden costs?


No. Homeward Legal will not charge any hidden charges to buy or sell a home. Your conveyancing quote is an honest and accurate fee the legal costs for your move.


Does my assigned Tavistock lawyer report back to me about the amount of council tax to be paid for a Band E cottage before completing on the purchase?


Your property lawyer will approach the governing council to ask about the current council tax rates, which will then be included in the title report. The latest council tax charges for Tavistock are detailed on the West Devon council website. On, 26 September 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,067.00
  • Band B - £1,245.00
  • Band C - £1,423.00
  • Band D - £1,601.00
  • Band E - £1,957.00
  • Band F - £2,313.00
  • Band G - £2,669.00
  • Band H - £3,202.00