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Transfer of Equity in Bishops Cleeve

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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Remortgage Solicitors Bishops Cleeve

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Bishops Cleeve clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve Q & A's

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Updated: 16/01/17

Moving to a house in Bishops Cleeve? Pertinent local Bishops Cleeve public transport and public service information

The closest airport to Bishops Cleeve is Gloucester Airport. Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 11 miles away. The nearest train station to Bishops Cleeve is Cheltenham Spa, almost 4 miles away.

Winchcombe is the neighbouring hospital.


How do I get affordable conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve?


Several solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately extra charges are frequently hidden in the small print which homeowners may have not read carefully Any disbursements should be included on any quote for conveyancing in Bishops CleeveGet a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Is it advisable to get a chancel search if you are purchasing on the same street as a church in Bishops Cleeve?


The result of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank in 2003 reaffirmed that 'lay rectors' of property must fund church repairs. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a Bishops Cleeve Parochial Church Council enforce liability.


Why does conveyancing take weeks to complete?


Bishops Cleeve conveyancing may experience many unexpected delays, Homeward Legal, however, do our best to minimise their effect wherever a difference can be made by using fast search providers.


Our purchase is completing in July, how is stamp duty tax calculated?

The Stamp Duty owed is calculated based on the house's value. On a £486000 residential property, stamp duty will be £14580 (information accurate January 2013).


Will we need a chancel search if I am intending to buy in the parish of Oldbury on the Hill?


Your Bishops Cleeve conveyancing solicitor might recommend that a chancel search be ordered. In Bishops Cleeve's much older areas, chancel repair dues can be collected on current owners of a residence where parish councils have previously chosen not to do so. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


Which Bishops Cleeve lenders do you work with?


Our solicitors have experience working with all the major lenders serving Bishops Cleeve purchasers. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Mortage Broker (Cheltenham) Ltd, 94 Tobyfield Rd, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8PG, and Gift Wrapped Mortgages, 1 Kingswood Cl, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8SL.


As a result of the flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England we are concerned that property environmental searches might not be thorough enough?


A diligent conveyancing solicitor in Bishops Cleeve will suggest that you also get conveyancing searches if the standard searches determine a significant risk Bishops Cleeve flood risk.

Why not speak to a neighbour to gain extra peace of mind if still concerned.


How long on average will it take our assigned solicitor to conclude the conveyancing work for a maisonette in a fifties building?


Getting contracts exchanged can take anywhere from 1 month to twelve weeks, which can depend on a number of things, like the speed of the sellers lawyer, or the turnaround of searches.

Our solicitors are extremely focused on communication completing the process as soon as we can.