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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 Erdington Q & A's

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Updated: 21/01/17

Handy local travel and public service details:

The nearest train station to Erdington is Erdington, approximately 1 mile away. Erdington's nearest airport is Birmingham Airport (7 miles). Coventry Airport is 19 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 18 miles away.

Motorists are well served with Erdington enjoying very good major road access about a mile off the M6 Junction 6 Southbound.

Highcroft Birmingham is the neighbouring hospital for Erdington.

Q.

We need a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing. and what is included?

A.

Numerous property lawyers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Any disbursements must also be stated on a quote Any additional charges included in terms and conditions ought to be fair and clearly defined and only apply in cases where your conveyancer must complete additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a detached house in Erdington?

A.

Usually the conveyancing report on title will give information the Birmingham council tax band.

The correct charges for homes in Erdington are set out in detail online at the Birmingham council website. As at, 15/08/2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £841.00
  • Band B - £981.00
  • Band C - £1,121.00
  • Band D - £1,261.00
  • Band E - £1,542.00
  • Band F - £1,822.00
  • Band G - £2,102.00
  • Band H - £2,522.00

Q.

How much does conveyancing searches be?

A.

With a Homeward Legal solicitor, a client will be required to pay at most £249 for a standard search bundle.

Q.

How does the Erdington property lawyer report back on the risk and history of local flooding in the Erdington region?

A.

A key part of the legal process carried out when buying a property involves the conveyancer applying for conveyancing and environmental searches that provide you with details regarding Erdington area flood risk.

Q.

We are intending to buy a 1940s investment flat in a conservation area. How does one locate more details concerning the state of repair?

A.

Local Erdington conservation areas are set up by the local Birmingham planning authority, who preserve conservation area concerns from what can be demolished to the blockage of street posts. English Heritage, a government body, administer records of the state of conservation areas.

Q.

The lender will be Skipton Building Society - what will I need to know?

A.

In some cases, lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For property buyers, this can result in significantly increased legal costs. We will act on behalf of the vast majority of mortgage lenders.

Q.

As a consequence of the major flooding last year in the Midlands, I am concerned that conveyancing searches (environmental) might not be thorough enough?

A.

Conveyancing and environmental searches applied for by your Erdington property lawyer should include a more thorough Landmark flood search if the risk warrants it.

You could also try to get in touch with a neighbour of the property for additional further comfort.

Q.

What are the reasons why the purchase conveyancing process takes such a long time?

A.

Conveyancing in Erdington will occasionally be delayed even where there is no chain. Some reasons are beyond your solicitor's influence. Homeward Legal know the needless stress these can cause and strive to curtail their cost by using fast search providers. Common delays may include slow solicitors acting for the other side.

 
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