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Transfer of Equity in Abertillery

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 Abertillery Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 18/01/17

Are you planning to moving to the area? Relevant regional travel and public service information

The nearest airport to Abertillery is Cardiff Airport (25 miles). Abertillery's nearest train station is Brithdir at 4 miles.

Abertillery & District is the closest hospital for Abertillery.

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How do I find the cheapest Abertillery conveyancing quote?

A.

Many solicitors advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges may increase the solicitor's invoice. Any charges which are listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable. They be applicable if your conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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The home being bought is on a brownfield site. Could the top-soil be contaminated by industrial waste like uranium (U)?

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Restrictions exist to prevent future top-soil contamination, decades after exposure the effect of some contaminants can be felt. Data on many contaminants, such as perchlorate and water contaminants such as landfill leachate, will be included in an environmental search.

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At what point should you arrange a conveyancer?

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The short answer is, as soon as possible, as conveyancing involves several tasks which may be carried out very early in the process. Early instruction of a conveyancing firm to act on your Abertillery sale or purchase can reduce the likelihood of the sale or purchase aborting.

Q.

Do fixtures and fittings include things like alarm systems?

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In the main, there is no absolute definition of fixtures and fittings. For many purchases, this is overlooked, which makes the early agreement of the fixtures and fittings form so important.

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Should we get a property survey for our house we are interested in buying?

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Homeward Legal suggest that all buyers book a RICS surveyor. Numerous defects have a negative impact on a property. These include cracks in walls or dry rot. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.

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Are your house conveyancing solicitors experienced enough to complete fast the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Abertillery?

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Yes - Our team work closely with auctioneers and regularly do the legal work for auction buyers and sellers. It is a smart decision buyers at auction to formally instruct an auction experienced lawyer as quickly as possible to give enough time for a full review of the auction legal papers well before the auction day arrives. Immediately following the property auction your Homeward Legal lawyer is completely able to concentrate on finishing the purchase in the reduced time frame as typically required .

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There is a lot of free information about handling the legal work when buying and selling a flat - Is it reckless to carry out the all of the legal work on my own?

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Legally speaking there is no reason why a seller cant adopt a DIY approach and handle the legal and technical work unaided. That said, a conveyancer handles a large number of skilled tasks e.g. chasing replies to enquiries or ongoing communication with the other sides solicitors many of which really need experience.

Nonetheless firms and their solicitors are made responsible to be in possession of the appropriate indemnity cover to shield you in the event of carelessness.

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What is the council tax on a semi-detached Band B house in Abertillery?

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You should be provide your property's council tax band within the conveyancer's title report. Correct charges for residents of Abertillery are tabled on the Blaenau Gwent council website. At the time of writing, 05 September 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £975.31
  • Band B - £1,137.87
  • Band C - £1,300.42
  • Band D - £1,462.97
  • Band E - £1,788.07
  • Band F - £2,113.18
  • Band G - £2,438.28
  • Band H - £2,925.94

 
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