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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 Wiltshire Q & A's

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Updated: 17/10/16

Warminster station is around 8 miles from Wiltshire. Wiltshire's closest airport is Bristol Airport.

Green Lane Devizes is the most convenient hospital for Wiltshire.


How do we find affordable conveyancing in Wiltshire?


Many firms purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional charges may be added into the solicitor's terms of engagement. Your quote ought to define third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Extra costs listed in the terms ought to be fair and reasonable.


How will my solicitor in Wiltshire report back on the potential risk of floods in Wiltshire for a Regency property I am hoping to buy?


The lawyer will conduct formal conveyancing searches that incorporate Wiltshire area flood risk information. Depending on the results, the Wiltshire conveyancing solicitor might propose an inexpensive additional in-depth local Wiltshire area flood risk search.


Will my conveyancing solicitor inWiltshire request official or personal searches on my property purchase?


The conveyancing solicitor will make a recommendation about the best route, depending on factors like local authority turnaround times. If personal searches are used the conveyancing solicitor might look for a local search company, for instance, TM Group (UK) Ltd t/a TM Search Choice Ltd and TM Property Searches Ltd, Delta 200, Delta Business Park, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 7XD Tel: 0844 249 9203 Fax: 0844 249 9201


Is a Homebuyer Report required when purchasing a house?


It is advised that all purchasers instruct a home surveyor. There are a wide range of problems which can affect a property, for example dry rot. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


I need to exchange contracts on the sale of a share of freehold flat within 6 weeks - are Homeward Legal a fast solicitor in Wiltshire ?


To be frank, many South West England legal firms are just tardy creating unnecessary uncertainty to moving.

With Homeward Legal, conveyancing solicitors will communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain and employ modern workflow systems to push through the legal work with minimal stress.


Property solicitors in Wiltshire order varied property if acting for a property buyer,, but which specific searches?


If you are applying for a mortgage the lender mandates a solicitor to get particular searches, including the following for Wiltshire: Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental, as well as any less common searches, like a Chancel Check.


Does our property solicitor in Wiltshire inform me about the amount to be paid of council tax for a Band E apartment before completing on the purchase?


A lawyer will contact the governing Wiltshire local authority to ask about the latest council tax band and rates, which should then be detailed in the title report.

Correct rates for homes in Wiltshire are detailed online at the Wiltshire council site. At the time of writing on 25 December 2012 rates are:

  • Band A - £1,010.00
  • Band B - £1,179.00
  • Band C - £1,347.00
  • Band D - £1,515.00
  • Band E - £1,852.00
  • Band F - £2,189.00
  • Band G - £2,525.00
  • Band H - £3,031.00


Does 'fixtures and fittings' include things like fitted gas or electric fires?


Buyers in Wiltshire will often be frustrated with the lack of formality around which fixtures and fittings should be included. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.