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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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Updated: 15/01/17

Crabtree area info

Saltram National Trust Plymouth National Marine Aquarium Aquarium and Royal Citadel English Heritage are in the vicinity of Crabtree.

Crabtree's closest airport is Plymouth City Airport (2 miles). The nearest station to Crabtree is Plymouth, about 2 miles away.

The nearest hospital to Crabtree is Mount Gould Plymouth.


We need a cheap solicitor to buy a property. Can you assist?


The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many property buyers and sellers paying out more than they anticipated in the end, and many solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Excited property buyers and sellers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any extra charges needs to be clearly defined. They only apply to matters if your conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


We are buying in Crabtree. Are there many conservation areas?


These areas categorise streets and neighbourhoods recorded as being of special architectural or historic interest. Your conveyancing lawyer will advise further.


Is a Local Authority search a disbursement or fee?

It is not always clear whether a quoted cost is a fee or disbursement. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on at cost.


Is gazumping common in Crabtree?


Gazumping arises when a property owner accepts one buyer's offer, only to dismiss it, opting for a better offer. The risk of getting gazumped is present in any transaction. You should instruct a proactive solicitor as soon as you can to reduce the chance of your transaction being gazumped.


When you are buying in Crabtree, do you need a chancel liability search?


Chancel liability can require some residential property owners to cover the cost of upkeep of church property in the locality. Several sources are used to determine liability in Crabtree, including local maps.


Which particular property searches conveyancing searches does a solicitor in Crabtree order when instructed on a Crabtree flat?


The customary procedure will be to obtain the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Search and occasionally less common searches, which might include Land charge Search (bankruptcy only).


For a fast conveyancing process on the purchase of a £741,000 residence, what should we organise to speed up our conveyancing process?


Crucial to buying faster is to employing a proactive, diligent solicitor. When finding a solicitor, consider these points: Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact Do they order searches immediately? Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?


Which Crabtree mortgage lenders do you work with?


Most lenders in Crabtree are on our panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include K & S Financial Services Ltd, 88 Bearsdown Rd, Plymouth, PL6 5TS.