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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: 16/01/17

Relevant nearby public transport and public service facts -

Motorists are well served with Dickens Heath situated with very convenient major road access very close at within 3 miles of Junction 4 Westbound of the M42.

The nearest station to Dickens Heath is Whitlocks End, almost a mile away. The nearest airport to Dickens Heath is Birmingham Airport. Coventry Airport is 16 miles, Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 20 miles and Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 24 miles away.

Solihull is a nearby hospital for Dickens Heath.


What do you charge for the legal fees on a £323,000 residence? We are looking for a fixed rate conveyancing quote.


Numerous firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional charges will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any extra charges included in the terms should be clearly defined and be applied only where the solicitor must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The disbursements to be paid should also be clearly stated on your quote. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


Are there many areas of conservation in Dickens Heath?


With around 9,000 affected areas in England, the areas near or within Dickens Heath include several conservation areas. The local council will offer more information about local conservation areas, and the conveyancing lawyer handling your purchase will discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.


How is contaminated land in Dickens Heath checked when buying a property?

A wide range of contaminants caused by environmental factors may potentially impair property, and factors such as air pollution should be considered as part of the appropriate search. Tanworth Lane Farm, Tanworth Lane, West Midlands, B90 4DX may be one source of local contamination.


We are buying on a Dickens Heath brownfield site. Is manganese (Mn) soil contamination likely?


Dickens Heath agriculture or industry can cause soil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include chlorine.


How is stamp duty rates calculated in Dickens Heath, how much should it be on a £774000 house?


The SDLT that is payable is based on the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £30960 on a £774000 residential property.


Property solicitors in Dickens Heath order official property conveyancing searches when they are acting for a home buyer, what specific searches?


If obtaining a mortgage the lender insist that a solicitor to get at least a specified set of searches, including the following for properties in Dickens Heath: Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches e.g. a Land Charges Search (K15).


I am buying a rectory in Bole. Will a chancel search be required?


Your solicitor may suggest a chancel search. Chancel repair dues can be collected on current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


Do we need to make use of the firm of solicitors referred by the agent?


The agent can influence one or more conveyancing firms they refer a large number of clients to, and can therefore persuade a slow solicitor to work faster. However, if they are paid a referral fee, there is a risk that the agent may suggest whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.