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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 Bampton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/01/17

Intending to moving to the area? Relevant regional transport and services facts -

Bampton's closest station is Finstock. The closest airport to Bampton is Kidlington, Oxford Airport.

Witney is the neighbouring hospital for Bampton.

Q.

How do I get the best conveyancing rates in Bampton for a £236,000 home?

A.

Various property lawyers advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

Q.

Do searches matter?

A.

Conveyancing searches are an accepted set of questions ordered by your conveyancing solicitor with several authorities, and refer specifically to legal considerations.

Q.

Which of the Bampton lender panels are your solicitors members of?

A.

Our solicitors have experience working with the majority of lenders serving home buyers in Bampton. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Eagan Wayne, 10 Newbury St, Wantage, OX12 8BS, The Mortgage Lady, 115 The Street, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8EF, and Independent Mortgage Advice Bureau Ltd, Buckingham House Desborough Road, High Wycombe, HP11 2PR. The lawyer handling the work for your Bampton purchase or sale can provide more information.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a semi-detached Band D building in Bampton?

A.

You should be contain your new property's band in the conveyancing report on title. Up-to-date charges for residents of Bampton are set out online at the West Oxfordshire local authority website. At the time of writing (11 June 2012) the rates are:

  • Band A - £971.00
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  • Band B - £1,133.00
  • Band C - £1,295.00
  • Band D - £1,457.00
  • Band E - £1,781.00
  • Band F - £2,104.00
  • Band G - £2,428.00
  • Band H - £2,914.00

Q.

We are going to buy with Tesco mortgages, what do I need to check?

A.

Until recently, almost all solicitors could perform legal work for both buyers and mortgage lenders. Buyers should know that some lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them. This can mean increased legal costs for property buyers. Homeward Legal can act for all large mortgage lenders.

Q.

To complete on our purchase ASAP, how do we aim for a fast completion in Bampton?

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Firstly, contacting a proactive and experienced conveyancer is essential to a fast conveyancing transaction. Consider the following:

  • Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed.
  • Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed.
  • Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?

Q.

Would ordering a survey be necessary when buying a home?

A.

It is heavily suggested that buyers order a building survey. It is a fact that there are many defects that have a negative impact on a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation, such as cracks around door frames.

Q.

Conveyancers in Bampton apply for standard searches when instructed by a home purchaser, what particular searches?

A.

When getting a mortgage a mortgage lender requires you to at least the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and perhaps special local Bampton searches e.g. a Planning Search.

 
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