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Transfer of Equity in Alvaston

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 Alvaston Q & A's

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Updated: 02/12/16

Intending to relocate to the Alvaston area? Relevant local Alvaston public transport and public service facts and figures -

Alvaston's closest station is Spondon and Alvaston's closest airport is East Midlands Airport (6 miles). Tollerton Airport is 15 miles away.

Dovedale Day Derby is the closest hospital for Alvaston.


I need discount conveyancing. What should we check?


Confusion over this issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional costs may increase the solicitor's invoice.


Would arranging a survey be advisable if we are buying a house?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors firmly recommend that most Alvaston buyers book a RICS surveyor to carry out a survey when you plan to buy in Alvaston. There can be many concerns that have a negative impact on a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation. These can include flat roof leaks or roof damage.


What factors assist with getting fast conveyancing?


The key to a fast conveyancing transaction is to employing a experienced solicitor. There are, in addition, a number of tasks you could do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • calling or emailing your solicitor, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • promptly answering your solicitor's questions (by email if possible)
  • arranging any finances require to complete the purchase
  • Q.

    How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates calculated, and what will we need to pay on a £732000 property?


    Stamp Duty is dependent on the purchase price of the house. On a £732000 property, stamp duty will be £29280.*

    *Source:, 15/01/2013


    When should we speak to a conveyancer to act for us?


    In the majority of situations, the sooner the better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that can be performed very early in the process. Prompt instruction of a solicitor for a purchase can mean that you will the details of your Alvaston solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, relevant information can be sourced sooner (this is particularly true for leasehold properties).


    What is the council tax on a Sixties semi-detached Band E property in Alvaston?


    The band will normally be identified within the conveyancer's title report along with the governing local authority Up-to-date rates for Alvaston are detailed at the South Derbyshire council website. At the time of writing (03 July 2012) rates are:

    • Band A - £984.00
    • Band B - £1,148.00
    • Band C - £1,312.00
    • Band D - £1,476.00
    • Band E - £1,804.00
    • Band F - £2,132.00
    • Band G - £2,460.00
    • Band H - £2,952.00


    I am trying to find fast home moving solicitors in Alvaston - is that you guys?


    Homeward Legal adopts a highly active approach to conducting conveyancing process for movers to meet the clients needs.

    Our approach to conveyancing is different as we have invested in cutting edge document and form assembly systems . More importantly , we always give you a home moving lawyer prepared to communicate through all parts of the property chain .


    May the conveyancing fees hide any additional fees?


    We do not hide any hidden extra costs for your legal work.