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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: 21/01/17

Handy nearby public transport and public service details:

Downend is approximately 1.5m of junction entry 1 Southbound of the M32.

The nearest train station to Downend is Bristol Parkway. The nearest airport to Downend is Bristol Airport (11 miles s).

Emersons Green, NHS Treatment Centre is the closest hospital.


How do we get a cheap solicitor in Downend to buy a home?


Many solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may be added into the terms. The conveyancing quote should also clearly state any disbursements to be paid. Additional charges found in terms of engagement ought to be reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


My partner and I are buying in Downend. How can we confirm that the building is in a conservation area?


Conservation areas distinguish streets and neighbourhoods of architectural or historic interest. The local council will be able to offer more information about local areas of conservation, and the lawyer handling your purchase address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


When should you speak to a conveyancing solicitor in Downend?


In simple terms, the faster you instruct the better, as there are several tasks that can be carried out immediately. Instructing a firm to handle your Downend conveyancing early for a sale enables information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer, whereas if you are buying you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer.


What do I need to be aware of if we buy country house in a Bristol planning authority conservation area ?


An integral part of the due diligence for buyers includes carrying out searches of Bexley planning authority to identify conservation area status and consent for any changes. .


We are buying on a brownfield land. Is the top-soil likely to be contaminated by waste minerals like aluminium (Al)?


Downend and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include insecticides.


We need to find fast Downend solicitors - is that your firm?


Our chosen solicitors take a take charge method when fulfilling the conveyancing work to meet the sellers needs.

Homeward Legals approach is different - we use the very latest document and form assembly systems .

Critically , we assign you a property lawyer trained to communicate by phone and email through the whole of the buyer and seller property chain .


Where do I learn more data the status of the conservation areas in Downend and Downend?


English Heritage maintain a list of the condition of conservation areas. Local Downend conservation area matters, for instance paths and footpaths, dormer windows or vacant buildings are handled by Bexley.


As a consequence of the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, we are wondering whether environmental searches won't be sufficient?


A thorough property lawyer in Downend should get additional thorough food risk searches if the standard searches spots a Downend flood risk area data

For more assurance it may be sensible to get in touch with a local resident.