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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 Babbacombe Q & A's

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Updated: 14/01/17

Thinking of re-locating to the Babbacombe area? Pertinent local Babbacombe public transport and public service facts -

Exeter International Airport is 18 miles from Babbacombe. Babbacombe's closest train station is Torre.

Mount Stuart Torquay is the most convenient hospital for Babbacombe.

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How do we get affordable conveyancing in Babbacombe?

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This issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional fees may be added into the terms of engagement. Your quote should list the disbursements to be paid. Extrasfound in the terms should be reasonable and clear.

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What length of time will it take our assigned conveyancer to finish all of the legal process for an apartment in a period home we hope to buy?

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Completion can take anywhere between around a month and three months, contingent on various things for example the efficiency of the vendor's solicitor, or the length of the chain. Homeward Legal's property lawyers are extremely focused on pushing transactions through exchanging as quickly as achievable.

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Flood risk searches may be conveyancing protocol but with current events for example the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England are they actually good enough to ascertain sufficient information about the Babbacombe flood risk area?

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Conveyancing and environmental searches applied for by the solicitor in Babbacombe should also include a far more informative flood search if required.

It is not uncommon for buyers to get in touch with a neighbour of the property for additional extra local history.

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I am buying soon and have a conveyancing quote from you. May there be any additional costs?

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Our solicitors will not charge any hidden costs under any circumstances. Some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote, which could be totally different to your final invoice.

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We are buying on a recently-developed brownfield land. Is the top-soil potentially contaminated?

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With the history of industry in parts of Babbacombe, soil contamination is impossible to completely avoid. Also considering issues such as water contaminants such as organic compounds and trichloroethylene, contaminants affecting Babbacombe property will be factored into an environmental search.

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When in the conveyancing process should you arrange a conveyancing solicitor?

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If you use a firm offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the earlier in the process you can instruct a firm, the better. Prompt instruction of a firm to act for you on your Babbacombe transaction for a purchase enables you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer.

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Would acquiring a survey be sensible when we are buying a house or flat, regardless of its age, in Babbacombe?

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Homeward Legal recommend that most purchasers book a house surveyor to carry out a survey when you intend to buy in Babbacombe. It is a fact that there are a wide range of issues which affect a property, for example unsafe chimney circulation and failed double glazing, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.

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What will the Babbacombe conveyancing lawyer do if the house we are intending to buy is within a local authority conservation area and has unsuitable dormer windows fitted?

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Your instructed property solicitor will find out if the property is within a conservation area and whether any modifications have the appropriate permissions from the local planning authority.

 
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