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Transfer of Equity in Cottesmore

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 Cottesmore Q & A's

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Updated: 12/01/17

Local points of interest in Cottesmore

Wymonham Leics Windmill, Oakham Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre Birds of Prey Centre and Burley Holy Cross Churches Conservation Trust are in Cottesmore.

Cottesmore's nearest airport is Tollerton, Nottingham City Airport (23 miles). The closest station to Cottesmore is Oakham, about 4 miles away.

The nearest hospital is Rutland Memorial.

Q.

I am looking for a cheap Cottesmore solicitor for selling a flat. Can you assist?

A.

Various property lawyers offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional costs may pad the final bill. Any disbursements to be paid should also be included on the conveyancing quote. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your sell.

Q.

Which individual searches will my conveyancing solicitor in Cottesmore get when acting on a Cottesmore property?

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The standard legal protocol is to obtain Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental and Gypsum Mining Search as well as any specific local searches, which may include a Official Search of Part with Priority (OS2).

Q.

What will the council tax cost on a Fifties Band H apartment in Cottesmore?

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The appropriate band should typically be reported within the conveyancing report on title along with the local council

The correct charges for homes in Cottesmore are listed on the Harborough council website. On, 05 November 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £996.00
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  • Band B - £1,162.00
  • Band C - £1,328.00
  • Band D - £1,494.00
  • Band E - £1,826.00
  • Band F - £2,158.00
  • Band G - £2,489.00
  • Band H - £2,987.00

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Is it practical to carry out the legal conveyancing process without help.

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Theoretically speaking there are no arguments why a buyer cant handle the legal work unaided.

However, a Cottesmore lawyer carries out a large number of assignments e.g. chasing deeds and DS1 documents and identifying the most appropriate searches which really need training. Additionally legal practices need to possess sufficient cover to safeguard you from any professional omissions.

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We are buying on a Cottesmore ex-industrial site. Is copper (Cu) top-soil contamination likely?

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Measures are taken throughout Cottesmore to identify soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Cottesmore is more likely to occur near disused factories or waste management sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contaminants like hydrocarbons and perchlorate, will also be included in an environmental search.

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What do we need to know about fixtures and fittings?

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Commonly, fixtures are permanently fixed to walls, floors or ceilings securely and fixtures are free-standing. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.

Q.

Do we need to use a law firm put forward by the estate agent?

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If you opt for a solicitor referred this way, you the agent is able to exert pressure on a solicitor to wrap up the process as soon as possible, however, these referrals should be compared to other online or local firms, as it may be the case that the agent recommends the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.

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Which local factors can impact land in Cottesmore, and will they be thoroughly investigated?

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A wide range of contaminants can reduce the value of residential property in Cottesmore, like other sources of contaminated land and waste treatment sites in the area. An environmental search will give more information.

 
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