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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 Winchcombe Q & A's

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Updated: 11/10/16

Winchcombe's nearest train station is Cheltenham Spa at 7 miles and Winchcombe's closest airport is Gloucester Airport (9 miles). Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 13 miles away.


Local Winchcombe attractions


Hailes Abbey National Trust Hailes Abbey English Heritage and Little Washbourne St Mary Churches Conservation Trust are near to Winchcombe.

The nearest hospital to Winchcombe is Winchcombe.


We need to find a property solicitor that offers cheap conveyancing in Winchcombe. What should we check?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many property lawyers purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs will be included in the small print which unwary buyers fail to check. Fees found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and be applied only where your solicitor is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


When in the process is it appropriate to find a conveyancing solicitor to handle our transaction?


Generally, the faster you instruct the better. Promptly instructing a solicitor could mitigate the chance of the purchase or sale stalling.


Is there anything we are supposed to do to make our Winchcombe conveyancing faster?


Instructing a experienced property lawyer is crucial to buying faster. There are several tasks you as the buyer can also do to accelerate the process. These include:

  • if you intend to get a house survey, doing so as early as you can
  • calling or emailing the property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • promptly completing and return any forms
  • Q.

    As a result of the major flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England we are wondering whether environmental searches may not be exacting enough?


    Your Winchcombe property lawyer will consider also get informative flood risk searches if the first search spots a significant risk the local Winchcombe flood risk

    It is not uncommon for buyers to get in touch with a close neighbour to get further insight.


    What length of time does conveyancing to sell a house require? We are selling in Winchcombe.


    The time required to transact a property will vary. This is affected by a handful of concerns including if the lender requires specific searches. Nationally, the average is up to twelve weeks, but we work for a deadline of six weeks.


    Saffron Building Society is going to be our lender, is there anything I need to consider?


    When buying with a mortgage, the lender will require legal work to be carried out. Over the last two years, some lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel, resulting in increased legal costs for home buyers if their conveyancing solicitor cannot act for the lender. We are able to act on behalf of many lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.


    We are buying on a brownfield site. Is the soil likely to remain contaminated by waste minerals like uranium (U)?


    Though the dangers are usually minor, some extreme cases may be deemed an unsafe risk. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including groundwater contamination and fertilisers.


    How look for ascertain if the conservation area we are buying in is in a poor state?


    English Heritage, a government body, have put together information of the condition of conservation areas in England as well as the exposure to a decline in standards.

    Local Winchcombe conservation areas are nominated by the local Cheltenham planning authority, who regulate conservation area concerns from including things like ugly highway signs, satellite dishes and the upkeep of public spaces.