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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 Canvey Island Q & A's

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Updated: 14/01/17

Helpful local Canvey Island public transport and services details:

Canvey Island's nearest station is Benfleet. The closest airport to Canvey Island is London, Southend Airport. London City Airport is 23 miles, London Airport is 7 miles and Rochester Airport is 13 miles away.

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Canvey Island attractions and landmarks

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Rayleigh Windmill, Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park and Watt Tyler Pitsea Country Park are situated in Canvey Island.

The nearest hospital is Southend, University.

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Do all cheap conveyancing quotes have extra fees? We need to find an affordable conveyancing quote.

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Both high-street and online law firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. A quote should also state any disbursements to be paid. Any costs included in terms of engagement should be reasonable. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

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Does my Canvey Island solicitor report back to me about the cost of council tax for a Band G property prior to exchange?

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Your lawyer will consult with the Castle Point local council to reveal the latest council tax band and rates, which will then be written in the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax charges for Canvey Island are detailed at the Castle Point local authority website. As of 20 November 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,019.00
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  • Band B - £1,188.00
  • Band C - £1,358.00
  • Band D - £1,528.00
  • Band E - £1,867.00
  • Band F - £2,207.00
  • Band G - £2,546.00
  • Band H - £3,056.00

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I am purchasing a house in Wennington. Is a chancel search required?

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The conveyancing solicitor may suggest a chancel search. Chancel repair dues can be collected on current owners of a property where parish councils have previously chosen not to do so. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Canvey Island?

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Land in Canvey Island may have been contaminated by a wide range of natural and human-influenced issues, such as brine works and pollution incidents. An environmental search will give more information.

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Could caesium (Cs) contaminate land in Canvey Island?

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There are legislative rules imposed to curtail top-soil contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Canvey Island, including local authorities.

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How much would my searches be?

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Searches in Canvey Island ranges in cost. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party.

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Which local authority is responsible for Canvey Island?

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Canvey Island is located in Castle Point Borough Council, Kiln Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TF, contact: 01268 882 200

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How early is it wise to find a conveyancing solicitor in Canvey Island?

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In simple terms, the sooner the better. The legal work can then start immediately. Promptly instructing a solicitor can limit the risk of the transaction aborting.

 
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