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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 East Oxford Q & A's

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Updated: 18/01/17

East Oxford attractions and landmarks

Wheatley Oxon Windmill and Oxford Castle Castle are in the vicinity of East Oxford.

The closest airport to East Oxford is Kidlington, Oxford Airport. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 21 mile s, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest station to East Oxford is Oxford, approximately 1 mile away.

The closest hospital to East Oxford is Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford.

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How do I find the cheapest East Oxford conveyancing quote?

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This catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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I have an urgent need for fast East Oxford conveyancers, is that your firm?

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Our conveyancing property lawyers take a very active approach when completing the legal process for home sellers.

Our approach is to use cutting edge technology and fast response systems . Critically , we always assign a firm trained to communicate from the beginning to the end of the buyer and seller property chain .

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What conservation areas are there in East Oxford?

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With 9300 areas of conservation throughout England, the areas around East Oxford will include several areas of architectural merit designated as protected. A lawyer will discuss the relevant responsibilities for affected areas in East Oxford.

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In 2 months we are going to be moving out of our terraced property in East Oxford into a new house in Headington at what stage to appoint a removals firm?

The ideal point is for home movers to avoid booking a removal firm until such time as you have confirmed your moving date that frequently occurs once final contracts are signed. Many house removals companies will impose a rearrangement cost . Try Oxfordshire Removals Man And Van Services, 15a/15a/Between Towns Road, Oxford, OX4 3LX Telephone: 07510 791285 or Man & Van, 427 Meadow Lane, Oxford, OX4 4ED on 01865 717462.

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Will our conveyancer in East Oxford tell me about the cost of the council tax on a Band C townhouse prior to exchange?

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Your solicitor will contact the Oxford local authority to ask about the appropriate council tax band and rates, which will then be added to the title report. The latest council tax charges for properties in East Oxford are set out in detail at the Oxford local authority website. At the time of writing, 04 October 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,055.00
  • Band B - £1,231.00
  • Band C - £1,407.00
  • Band D - £1,583.00
  • Band E - £1,935.00
  • Band F - £2,287.00
  • Band G - £2,638.00
  • Band H - £3,166.00

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in East Oxford. Will they be comprehensively investigated?

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Several contaminants caused by human activities may lessen the value of residential property in East Oxford, and factors like air pollution will be reported on in environmental search results.

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When I am buying in East Oxford, is it advisable to get a chancel search?

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Some owners in East Oxford can be required to contribute towards the cost of repairs to an old church building. A number of sources are used to identify liability, including tithe documents.

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Is a chancel repair liability search a disbursement or fee?

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Some conveyancers hide fees which should be included as disbursements. It may not be obvious whether a cost is a fee or disbursement, and if it should be included. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on at cost.

 
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