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Transfer of Equity in Emersons Green

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 Emersons Green Q & A's

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Updated: 16/01/17

Relevant nearby public transport and services information -

The closest station to Emersons Green is Bristol Parkway, almost 3 miles away. Emersons Green's nearest airport is Bristol Airport (12 miles).

Emersons Green is within 2m of the M4 junction entry 19 Eastbound.

Emersons Green, NHS Treatment Centre is the nearest hospital to Emersons Green.

Q.

I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Emersons Green. What should be watch out for?

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Confusion over this topic catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra fees are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Any disbursements should be included on a Emersons Green conveyancing quote Additional fees ought to be reasonable and clear and be applicable solely where your solicitor is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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Do your panel of solicitors carry out the conveyancing of auction properties in Emersons Green?

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Yes - Our firm is very knowledgeable with buyers at auction. It is not unusual for unusual lots are listed in property auctions which necessitate more exploration. Solicitors therefore suggest buyers at auction to formally appoint the conveyancing lawyer well before the date of the auction to allow adequate time for an investigation of the sellers documents.

Subsequently, following the day of the auction your appointed conveyancing lawyer is able to concentrate on swiftly finishing the purchase within 28 days as typically required by the terms of sale.

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In respect of the major flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, we are anxious that property environmental searches aren't sufficient?

The conveyancing solicitor in Emersons Green will suggest that you apply for informative flood risk searches if the standard conveyancing searches identifies any kind of Emersons Green flood risk area data

You can always converse with a neighbour for that extra comfort if still concerned.

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Is contaminated land in Emersons Green a problem for many residential properties?

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Numerous of contaminants can reduce the value of Emersons Green property. Contaminants like existing and proposed overhead electricity cables and local waste transfer sites will be investigated during the conveyancing process.

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Do you recommend that we get a chancel liability search? We are buying close to a priory in Emersons Green.

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The outcome of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. Following the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land in Emersons Green must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search.

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The estate agent we're using in Poundbury has put forward the conveyancing whom they usually use. Should we instruct this solicitor?

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Many agents have arrangements with solicitors where they refer clients. However, if they are paid a referral fee, an agent may choose the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.

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Will I need a home buyers survey?

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We firmly recommend that all purchasers order a house survey. Many issues can negatively affect a property, such as rotten roof timbers.

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Will the Emersons Green property solicitor in form me about the amount to be paid of the council tax on a Band A maisonette before exchanging contracts?

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A conveyancer will write to the South Gloucestershire local authority to discover the applicable council tax band and rates, which will then be written in the conveyancing report on title. The correct charges for homes in Emersons Green are detailed online at the South Gloucestershire council site. At the time of authoring (09 October 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,023.00
  • Band B - £1,193.00
  • Band C - £1,364.00
  • Band D - £1,534.00
  • Band E - £1,875.00
  • Band F - £2,216.00
  • Band G - £2,557.00
  • Band H - £3,068.00

 
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