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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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Updated: 01/12/16

Moving to a property in Bilston? Helpful local Bilston transport and services information -

Bilston is less than three miles off the M6 junction entry 10 Southbound.

The closest train station to Bilston is Coseley, approximately a mile away. Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 9 miles from Bilston. Birmingham Airport is 17 miles and away.

New Cross Wolverhampton is the most convenient hospital.


How do we get a cheap solicitor in Bilston to sell a flat?


This catches out many sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing, however extra charges may inflate your solicitor's invoice. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are selling.


Environmental searches are computed from past records but when one considers recent climactic events such as the extensive flooding last year in the Midlands, are they actually good enough to identify enough about the ever changing risk of flooding in Bilston?


Environmental searches carried out by your conveyancer in Bilston should also include the far more specialist Landmark flood search if the risk is deemed significant.

If you remain worried you can always call a neighbour of the property.


The vendor appears to have fitted unseemly windows to the maisonette in Bilston which I think might possibly violate conservation area criteria


Your instructed property lawyer will carry out searches identify if your new home is located within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have the appropriate permissions.


Our purchase is completing in July, what should be calculated for stamp duty?


The rate of stamp duty you must pay will depend on a small number of factors, primarily the value of the property. On a £98000 house, stamp duty will be £0 (information correct 17/02/2013).


I want to exchange on the conveyancing on my share of freehold flat within 28 days, are Homeward Legal fast home moving solicitors in Bilston ?


Homeward Legal adopts an extremely proactive modus operandi to concluding the legal work for sellers to meet the sellers needs. Our carefully selected solicitors approach is different - we use the very latest online systems . We also assign clients a SRA solicitor prepared to communicate with the entire property chain (line of buyers and sellers) like freeholders, to accomplish a quick sale.


Can doing the conveyancing myself save any cash?


There are no arguments why a home seller should not conduct bulk of the legal work without a specialist Bilston property lawyer. The truth is however that a conveyancer carries out a long list of roles from e.g. checking redemption statements or interpreting management accounts most of which require a skilled professional.

Critically amateur lawyers will be working without acceptable insurance cover which practicing solicitors firms must get.


What type of searches into the uncertain risk of flooding in the West Midlands area will my solicitor in Bilston do?


An experienced conveyancing lawyer will conduct formal environmental searches that incorporate Bilston flood risk information. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more thorough West Midlands database search (most likely a Landmark Database search) could possibly be recommended by a qualified property lawyer in Bilston if the results of the environmental search identify a flood risk.


Would you confirm taking action to defer paying stamp duty?


We do not recommend any stamp duty mitigation. Such schemes are costly and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later and the total stamp duty tax may be payable, along with interest and penalties.