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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 Battlesbridge Q & A's

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Updated: 07/12/16

Are you planning to relocate to the Battlesbridge area? Practical Battlesbridge public service facts and figures -

Battlesbridge's nearest airport is London, Southend Airport (7 miles). London City Airport is 24 miles, London Airport is 7 miles, Rochester Airport is 20 miles and Stansted Airport is 23 miles away. The closest station to Battlesbridge is Battlesbridge.

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Battlesbridge points of interest

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Rayleigh Windmill, South Woodham Ferrers Marsh Farm Country Park and Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park are situated in Battlesbridge.

The most convenient hospital is Basildon, Nethermayne.

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How do we find the best conveyancing rates for a £614k home?

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Both high-street and online conveyancers promote supposedly cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges will be included in the small print. Feeswhich are listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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Will we need a surveyor to check for defects affecting this property purchase in Battlesbridge?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors heavily advise that you order a home buyer survey. A wide range of concerns affect a property, such as severe weathering, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

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We are buying at auction and need organise a fast purchase, what should we do?

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As is widely reported, a fast transaction is essential to is to employing a proactive lawyer. When selecting a lawyer, ask yourself the following: Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis? Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?

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Does our lawyer in Battlesbridge report back to me about the cost of council tax on a Band D building prior to exchange?

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A conveyancer will contact the council to discover the latest council tax charges which should then be detailed in the title report.

Correct charges for residents of Battlesbridge are set out at the Rochford local authority site. On, 29 October 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,019.00
  • Band B - £1,189.00
  • Band C - £1,358.00
  • Band D - £1,528.00
  • Band E - £1,868.00
  • Band F - £2,207.00
  • Band G - £2,547.00
  • Band H - £3,056.00

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Do we need to employ a law firm suggested by our estate agent?

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The Cambridge agent will refer a solicitors firm, however, these referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as some agents choose the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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Which Battlesbridge lenders do you work with?

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Of lenders with branches proximate to Battlesbridge, Homeward Legal closely with many. Battlesbridge lenders and mortgage specialists include Owen & Associates, 19 Willowdale Centre/High St, Wickford, SS12 0RA, Mortgage Plus, 98 High St, Rayleigh, SS6 7BY, and Click Mortgages, Vantage House/6-7 Claydons La, Rayleigh, SS6 7UP.

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Why might purchase conveyancing work seem to be so slow?

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The conveyancing process can experience delays for many reasons. The delays can unhappily be out of your solicitor's hands, Homeward Legal, however, know how much extra stress these can cause and aim to reduce the consequences of these delays by driving the transaction forward. Delays may include issues elsewhere in a chain.

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What average time does it take the conveyancing solicitor to accomplish the legal work for a terraced new build property we hope to buy?

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The legal process can take anywhere between a month and twelve weeks dependent on any number of issues such as the speed of the seller's conveyancing solicitor, or whether the property is leasehold, Freehold or share of freehold. Homeward Legal's property lawyers are highly focused on speed and communication work towards exchanging as speedily as achievable.

 
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