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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 Hungerford Q & A's

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Updated: 30/11/16

Commuting from Hungerford? ;

Hungerford's nearest airport is Blackbushe Airport (30 miles). and Hungerford's nearest train station is Hungerford.

Savernake Marlborourgh is the closest hospital.


How do I find the best rates for conveyancing for a 157,000 home?


Various law firms advertise so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional fees can inflate the solicitor's invoice. Any additional fees should be fair. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


Which individual property conveyancing searches does a Hungerford lawyer carry out when instructed on a Hungerford property?


Normal conveyancing protocol will be to obtain Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and possibly specific local searches for instance Cheshire Brine Search.


How do we avoid paying for stamp duty to HM Revenue?


Stamp duty scheme is not recommended for purchases in Hungerford. These schemes are highly expensive and unreliable. There have been several legal initiatives, such as for first-time buyers.


What type of local checks in connection with the potential risk of local flooding around Berkshire will my property lawyer in Hungerford be able to carry out on an investment property I am going to purchase?

A conveyancing lawyer will conduct standard protocol conveyancing and environmental searches that will include Hungerford area flood risk data.


We want to complete on the selling of a house within 5 weeks, are you really fast solicitors in Hungerford ?


Our carefully selected solicitors always take a completely efficient method when finishing the legal work as rapidly as possible.

Homeward Legals lawyers approach is to use speed focused CMS systems . Crucially we always give you a company qualified to communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain .


If my family are buying in Hungerford, should you get a chancel liability search?


Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Hungerford property likely to be affected. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Hungerford properties is likely to exist. The solicitor acting on your behalf will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Church of England properties in this area which may give rise to chancel liability include St Lawrence.


What will the council tax cost for a investment Band C apartment in Hungerford?


The pertinent band will almost always be detailed as part of the title report along with the local council. The latest council tax charges for homes in Hungerford are set out online at the West Berkshire local authority site. As at (18 October 2012) rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £1,002.00
  • Band B - £1,169.00
  • Band C - £1,336.00
  • Band D - £1,503.00
  • Band E - £1,837.00
  • Band F - £2,171.00
  • Band G - £2,505.00
  • Band H - £3,006.00


Is a mortgage offer review a fee or disbursement?


Some conveyancers frequently hide extra costs as necessary disbursements. It may not be clear if a cost is a disbursement or not, and if it should be included. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in your conveyancing quote.