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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 Brixham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 01/12/16

Buying or selling a property in the area? Relevant regional public transport and public service details:

The nearest airport to Brixham is Exeter International Airport. Brixham's nearest station is Paignton.

The nearest hospital to Brixham is Brixham.

Q.

How do I get the best rates for conveyancing for a £656,000 property?

A.

Many conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges may increase your final bill. Any extra costs included in the terms ought to be reasonable. They be applied only where your lawyer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

We are going to buy a renovated maisonette in a designated Brixham conservation area, where can I find data about the standard of upkeep of the Brixham conservation area?

A.

English Heritage have produced records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Brixham and throughout England.

Conservation areas are designated by the local South Hams planning authority, who manage conservation area concerns from building materials used to poorly maintained public spaces.

Q.

How long should I expect it to take our property solicitor to finish all of the conveyancing work on the lower floor of Edwardian home in Brixham?

The legal process can take anywhere from around a month to 12 weeks, which can depend on a number of things for example the speed of the sellers lawyer, or whether there are any linked sales. Homeward Legal's conveyancers are focused on pushing transactions through exchanging as rapidly as realistically possible.

Q.

We are buying a house with Allied Irish Bank - what do we need to consider?

A.

Some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal are able to act for all large mortgage lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.

Q.

Does the lawyer in Brixham tell me about the cost of the council tax for a Band H maisonette before exchange?

A.

A solicitor will speak to the South Hams local council to enquire about the current council tax charges which will be detailed in the report on title. The latest tax charges for homes in Brixham are listed online at the South Hams council site. On, 17 March 2013, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,020.00
  • Band B - £1,190.00
  • Band C - £1,360.00
  • Band D - £1,530.00
  • Band E - £1,869.00
  • Band F - £2,209.00
  • Band G - £2,549.00
  • Band H - £3,059.00

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Is antimony soil contamination likely in Brixham?

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Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Brixham. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contaminants like hydrocarbons and hazardous gases.

Q.

How much will fees for our searches total?

A.

With Homeward Legal, a purchase conveyancing client required to pay no more than £249 for the standard search bundle. Searches are disbursements, and will not be included in a quote for solicitor's fees.

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Do we need to get a home buyers survey?

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We recommend that Brixham property purchasers book a house survey. A range issues affect a property. These can include unsafe chimney circulation and failed double glazing. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.

 
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