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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 Birchgrove Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/01/17

Are you moving to a home in Birchgrove? Helpful Birchgrove services information -

Motorists are well served with Birchgrove ideally situated with very good road access about 1/2m of the M4 Junction 44 Westbound.

Birchgrove's nearest train station is Llansamlet. The nearest airport to Birchgrove is Swansea Airport (9 miles).

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Birchgrove attractions and landmarks

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Aberdulais Falls Waterfall, Neath Abbey and Gatehouse Cadw and Swansea Pavilion Repertory Theatre Historic Building are close to Birchgrove.

The most convenient hospital is Clydach.

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We are looking for a cheap Birchgrove solicitor for selling a home. because we are on a limited budget.

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Numerous property lawyers promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees will be included in the terms. The quote should also state any disbursements to be paid.Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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How many weeks should I expect it to take my designated conveyancer to carry out the legal process for a semi detached fifties building we are buying?

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It can take anywhere from around a month and three months based on any number of things, like the speed of the seller's conveyancing solicitor, or whether your solicitor has to act for your lender.

Our chosen conveyancing solicitors are focused on speed and communication and endeavour towards completing the legal process as promptly as achievable.

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How might purchase conveyancing work seem to be so slow?

The conveyancing process could take more time than initially expected, Homeward Legal, however, appreciate how difficult it can be to face these and strive to minimise their cost wherever a difference can be made by using fast search providers. Common delays may include problems with arranging a mortgage.

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What kind of exploration in relation to the uncertain risk of flooding in the Swansea area will my Birchgrove lawyer look over?

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A key component in the conveyancing procedure of buying a property involves the conveyancing lawyer applying for conveyancing searches that set out detail about the potential risk of flooding in Birchgrove. The most recent (23/02/13) publication on the Environment Agency flood reports website do not reveal any flood warnings in the Birchgrove area.

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We are buying in Birchgrove, and have a conveyancing quote from you. Could there be any supplementary hidden charges?

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Homeward Legal will never charge any hidden charges.

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Please recommend how to hold off paying stamp duty on the purchase?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) must be paid for houses valued at over £125,000. Stamp duty mitigation should be treated with extreme caution in Birchgrove. These schemes are highly expensive and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed. There have been a small number of legitimate initiatives, however, such as relief for buyers in 'disadvantaged areas'.

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We are purchasing a rectory in the parish of Neath with Llantwit-juxta-Neath. Is a chancel search appropriate?

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The property solicitor might recommend a chancel search. In Birchgrove's much older areas, chancel repair may be apportioned on current owners of a home where church councils have previously chosen not to do so, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.

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Which local authority is responsible for Birchgrove?

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Birchgrove is located in Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Port Talbot Civic Centre, Port Talbot, SA13 1PJ, Tel: 01639 686868

 
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