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Transfer of Equity in Carbis Bay

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 Carbis Bay

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

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Updated: 03/12/16

Things to do in Carbis Bay

Godrevy Lighthouse, Hayle Paradise Park Birds of Prey Centre and Chysauster Ancient Village English Heritage are around Carbis Bay.

Carbis Bay station is approximately a mile from Carbis Bay. The nearest airport to Carbis Bay is Penzance Airport. Lands End Airport is 11 miles away.

The most convenient hospital to Carbis Bay is Edward Hain Community St Ives.


How do I find the cheapest Carbis Bay conveyancing quote?


Both high-street and online law firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing. However extra fees are often hiding in the terms which unwary buyers fail to check. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


What length of time should it take our assigned conveyancing solicitor to complete all of the conveyancing formalities on the lower floor of Victorian building we want to buy?


The legal process can take anywhere between 1 month and 12 weeks depending on various things, such as the speed of the vendor's solicitor, or the speed of other lawyers in the chain. Homeward Legal's solicitors are exceptionally results-orientated, completing as quickly as possible.


Having heard about the serious flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, we are wondering whether conveyancing searches won't be exacting enough?


A diligent Carbis Bay conveyancing solicitor will consider include specialist environmental searches from Landmark if the enviro search spots a significant risk Carbis Bay flood risk.

Sometimes property buyers to contact a neighbour of the property for additional extra local history.


What would my searches cost?


The cost of searches will vary appreciably, depending on the specific searches which have been ordered. These searches are paid to a third party.


How much is the council tax on a Sixties semi-detached Band F building in Carbis Bay?


You will be given detail on the houses band with the report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Carbis Bay are tabled on the Cornwall local authority site. At the time of writing (23 December 2012) the 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


I am on a short deadline and would like arrange fast conveyancing, what do we need to do?


Importantly, a fast conveyancing transaction is crucial to is to employing a proactive, diligent lawyer. Beyond that, there are numerous tasks you as the purchaser can also do. These include:

  • keeping in regular contact with the lawyer
  • quickly answering your lawyer's questions (by email if possible)
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements


I am buying a Carbis Bay house with Intelligent Finance - what will I need to check?


When buying with a mortgage, the lender will require legal work to be carried out. Buyers should be aware that, in some cases, lenders are now reducing the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly increased conveyancing costs. We, however, are able to act for all large lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.


How common is gazumping?


This describes circumstances where a house seller accepts a buyer's offer and then rejects it in favour of a higher offer. There is almost always a chance of gazumping. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing an efficient solicitor as soon as possible.