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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 Horfield Q & A's

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Ask Clarisa a question hl@syntarsus.co.uk

Updated: 01/12/16

Living in the Horfield area? ;

Bristol Airport is 9 miles from Horfield. The closest train station to Horfield is Montpelier.

Horfield is nearby at 1 1/2 mile off the M32 junction entry 2 Northbound.

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Local points of interest in Horfield

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Westbury College Gatehouse National Trust Bristol St Paul Churches Conservation Trust and Bristol St John the Baptist Churches Conservation Trust are around Horfield.

The closest hospital to Horfield is Southmead Bristol.

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Can you confirm your cheapest fee for a £170k residence? We are looking for an affordable conveyancing estimate.

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Many law firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional fees may inflate the final bill. Applicable disbursements must also be stated on your quote

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How can we calculate stamp duty?

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The Stamp Duty owed is dependent on the valuation. For a property bought for £588000, the SDLT rate is £23520.

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In what ways does my Horfield conveyancing solicitor advise me on the risk and history of local flooding in the Horfield area?

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An important step in the conveyancing process involves a conveyancer carrying out conveyancing searches that go in certain details in relation to the local Horfield flood risk. At the time of writing (22/02/13) reports on the Environment Agency flood reports website do not reveal any flood warnings in Horfield.

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My wife and I are intending to buy in Horfield. How can we check that the property is in a conservation area?

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These areas characterise neighbourhoods of 'special architectural and historic interest'. A property solicitor will address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area for affected areas in Horfield.

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To complete on our property purchase ASAP, can we ensure a fast exchange and completion in Horfield?

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Primarily, a fast conveyancing transaction is crucial to is to employing a proactive, diligent solicitor. Consider the following:

  • Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?
  • Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication?
  • Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?

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Which individual property conveyancing searches will a solicitor in Horfield do when carrying out the conveyancing for a Horfield house?

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The routine procedure is to obtain the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search and Environmental and occasionally specific searches for example Utilities Search.

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Would the fixtures and fittings include things like bannisters?

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Commonly, there is no strict definition of 'fixtures and fittings'. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.

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Is arsenic soil contamination likely in Horfield?

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Most soils in Horfield have some degree of contamination, from agriculture or industry. Other sources of contaminated land include fertilisers.

 
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