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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 Corsham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/01/17

Handy local public transport and public service facts and figures ;

The nearest train station to Corsham is Chippenham, about 4 miles away. Corsham's closest airport is Bristol Airport (23 miles).

Chippenham is a relatively close hospital to Corsham.

Q.

How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors?

A.

This point affects many home owners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However additional fees will be included in the terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy home owners A conveyancing quote must also state the disbursements to be paid.

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What type of conveyancing searches in respect to the uncertain risk of a flood at Wiltshire will the Corsham conveyancer actually carry out?

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An important component in the legal due diligence process involves your conveyancer making an application for conveyancing and environmental searches that provide you with detail on the subject of Corsham historical flood risk. An inexpensive thorough search (most likely a Landmark Database search) may possibly be recommended by the Corsham conveyancing solicitor if in the event that the initial searches reveal flood risk to the property.

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I plan to purchase a home in Stockton. Will we need a chancel search?

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A conveyancing lawyer may suggest that a chancel search be taken out. Through some parish councils have determined to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, a solicitor cannot state with certainty that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before, that this will not be so in future.

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What authority has overall responsibility for logging the status of neglect the conservation areas in Corsham and Corsham?

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Conservation areas are created by Wiltshire who preserve everything from including things like plastic box signs, satellite dishes and what can be demolished. English Heritage have produced records of the state of conservation areas in England.

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How does Corsham property legal work take so long?

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The legal work required to buy or sell property will sometimes take more time than budgeted, we, however, understand how frustrating these are and endeavour to minimise the effect of these delays where feasible.

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What can a Corsham property solicitor advise if the property we are buying is inside a Wiltshire local authority conservation area which has unsightly doors installed?

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Local authority LLC1 searches, carried out by the solicitor as part of the conveyancing, should establish whether the Corsham property a conservation area proof of planning authority consent for modifications will be required.

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My local agent has named the lawyer. Will it be cheaper to use them?

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If you instruct a solicitor through this route, you may have the advantage of the agent being able to induce a slow solicitor to work faster. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best solicitor for your needs.

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How common is gazumping?

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This arises when a property seller accepts an offer and then dismisses it in favour of a better offer. This may happen weeks into a transaction. Although being gazumped is less common in a declining market, there will always be a chance. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct a proactive solicitor as soon as possible.

 
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