By Ellie Pierpoint
15th November 2016
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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The nearest airport to Botley is Kidlington, Oxford Airport (6 miles). Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 22 miles, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away. Botley's nearest train station is Oxford.
Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford is a relatively close hospital.Q.
Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many property lawyers offer cheap conveyancing. However additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms. Fees should be fair. They be applicable if the lawyer is required to complete extra work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.Q.
Stamp duty mitigation must be treated with caution, as such schemes are costly and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.Q.
Searches are enquiries ordered by the purchaser's solicitor, such as a chancel search, and only deal with issues with the property's title.Q.
There are wide-ranging regulations imposed to restrict soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Botley is more likely to occur near ex-industrial or waste handling sites. Data on other contaminants, like water contaminants such as bleach, will also be included in an environmental search.
Buyers will often be frustrated with the lack of formality around what fixtures and fittings are included. For many purchases, this is not considered, hence the importance of a complete fixtures and fittings form, agreed by both parties.Q.
A conveyancing lawyer may suggest that a chancel search be ordered. Chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on owners of a property where church 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.Q.
Most importantly, fast conveyancing is key is to use a proactive, diligent lawyer. There are a number of tasks you could do to accelerate the process. These include:
The judgement in Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. A chancel search checks that such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. The solicitor performing your conveyancing will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Botley churches include All Saints, Dean Court St Andrew and St Peter & St Paul.