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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 Highbridge Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 01/12/16

Commuting to the Highbridge area? ;

Highbridge is around a mile and a half of the M5 junction entry 22 Southbound.

The nearest airport to Highbridge is Bristol Airport. Cardiff Airport is 20 miles and away and Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea station is about a mile from Highbridge.

War Memorial Burnham-on-Sea is the closest hospital.

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How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Highbridge for a £463,000 house?

A.

Many online and high street law firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional costs can increase the solicitor's invoice. Fees listed in terms of engagement should be fair. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

Q.

Could my legal charges conceal any additional costs?

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No. Homeward Legal do not hide any extra, hidden charges. Some solicitor do not give accurate quotes, only estimates, which could be totally different to your final invoice.

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What type of searches into the potential risk of floods in the Somerset area will a Highbridge property solicitor carry out?

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A crucial part of the legal due diligence procedure involves your solicitor conducting environmental searches that give you certain details on the subject of Highbridge historical flood risk. A significantly more Somerset database search, such as the Homecheck search, will often be proposed by a qualified property lawyer in Highbridge if the results of the environmental search identify flood risk to the property.

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Will it be possible to make haste and exchange on the selling of our home within 6 weeks, do you any really fast solicitors in Highbridge ?

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Our conveyancing property lawyers take an extremely active approach to carrying out the necessary legal work for customers.

Homeward Legal always introduce you to conveyancing solicitors who are selected because they attempt to communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain .

Furthermore our network of solicitors are specifically chosen as they use the latest integrated and technology systems to exchange on the legal process asap.

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What is the council tax on a period end of terrace Band D dwelling in Highbridge?

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You will be give detail the homes band in the conveyancer's title report. Council tax rates for Highbridge are set out at the Sedgemoor council site. On 14 December 2012 rates are:

  • Band A - £966.00
  • Band B - £1,127.00
  • Band C - £1,287.00
  • Band D - £1,448.00
  • Band E - £1,770.00
  • Band F - £2,092.00
  • Band G - £2,414.00
  • Band H - £2,897.00

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Should we choose a lawyer referred by the estate agent?

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Many agents will have a referral arrangement with solicitors whereby they refer conveyancing work to them. However, if they are paid a referral fee, there is a risk that an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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How much will my conveyancing searches be?

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With Homeward Legal, a purchase conveyancing client in Highbridge charged no more than £249 for the standard search bundle. Searches are charged at cost.

Q.

What authority is responsible for logging the standard of neglect conservation areas in Highbridge and Highbridge?

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English Heritage, a government body, now maintain details in relation to the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas along with the trend. Local Highbridge conservation areas are created by Sedgemoor who regulate everything from including things like derelict buildings, satellite dishes and trees.

 
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