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Transfer of Equity in Chippenham

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 Chippenham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 02/12/16

Practical local services facts ;

Bristol Airport is 26 miles from Chippenham. The closest train station to Chippenham is Chippenham.

Chippenham is a nearby hospital.

Q.

I need a discount conveyancing quote. Will we get a quote or and estimate?

A.

Many online and high street firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees may inflate the final invoice. Any costs listed in the terms should be fair and clearly defined. They come into force only if your lawyer is required to complete extra work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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May our conveyancing quote take into account any hidden costs?

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No. Our solicitors never hide any additional fees regardless of circumstances. You should be aware that some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates. The final bill you receive may be much more.

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Conveyancing solicitors in Chippenham do varied property conveyancing searches if acting for a property purchaser, but which specific ones?

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When getting a mortgage, your lender expects a solicitor to get particular searches, including the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and possibly area-specific searches, like a Planning report.

Q.

The estate agent has named the law firm that they have used before. Do we need to instruct them?

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It is not uncommon for agents in Kingston to endorse a law firm to handle your conveyancing, however, these referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as the agent may prefer to suggest the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the most appropriate choice.

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How can we calculate Stamp Duty Land Tax rates and how much do we need to budget for a £942000 Chippenham house?

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Stamp Duty depends on the value of the home. It will be £37680 on a £942000 residential property.

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Is it necessary that I get a chancel liability search? We are buying a Chippenham house close by a church built in the 1400s.

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Where land in Chippenham was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to cover the cost of upkeep of local churches. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Chippenham churches include St Andrew, St Margaret, St Paul and St Peter.

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Which of the Chippenham mortgage lender panels are you on?

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Most lenders in Chippenham are on our solicitors' panels. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Chippenham include DMI Finance, Po Box 3257, Chippenham, SN15 9DH.

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Which body looks after for logging the status of the conservation areas in Chippenham and Chippenham?

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Local conservation areas are nominated by the local authority (Wiltshire) who police the state of the area including things like advertising hoardings, the painting of houses and whether trees can be cut down. Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Chippenham and across England.

 
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