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Transfer of Equity in Bodmin

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 Bodmin Q & A's

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Updated: 26/11/16

Moving to a property in the Bodmin area? Pertinent nearby public transport and public service details -

Bodmin's nearest airport is Newquay Airport. and the closest train station to Bodmin is Lostwithiel, approximately 5 miles away.

Bodmin is the neighbouring hospital for Bodmin.


I am trying to find affordable conveyancing in Bodmin. What do we need to check for?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many sellers and buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many property lawyers purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional charges are frequently hidden in the small print. Any disbursements ought to be defined on your conveyancing quote. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


I am planning to buy property, is it that necessary that searches are undertaken?


Conveyancing searches are queries raised by your property lawyer, for example a local authority search. Whether buying in Bodmin or elsewhere, you should be aware that, conveyancing searches deal with legal considerations.


If I plan to purchase near Bodmin, in the parish of Hessenford, do we need a chancel search?


The solicitor may suggest a chancel search. Through some Parochial Church Councils have decided to exact chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, there is no way to be certain that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will not automatically be the case for future owners. In the event that

chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.


I am purchasing with Cheshire Building Society, is there anything I need to know?


In some cases, lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal, fortunately, can act on behalf of most mortgage lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.


Is preparation of title repair or a indemnity policy a fee or disbursement?


Disbursements and fees should be identified on a quote for your conveyancing. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your quote.


Myself and my partner are interested in purchasing a property in Bodmin. Are there any designated conservation areas?


There are several conservation areas near or within Bodmin. A property solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities and offer more information.


What causes Bodmin property legal work for a sale to take weeks to complete?


Conveyancing in Bodmin will occasionally be delayed for many reasons. Some causes are out of a solicitor's control. We do our best to minimise their consequences where feasible by chasing for prompt responses. Delays may include waiting for responses from third parties.


How much is the council tax on a Thirties detached Band F house in Bodmin?


You will be given detail on your new property's band with the conveyancer's title report.

Council tax rates for properties in Bodmin are tabled online at the Cornwall council site. At the time of authoring, 10 July 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00