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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 Kidlington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 03/12/16

Kidlington transport information

Kidlington's closest airport is Kidlington, Oxford Airport. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 17 miles and Kidlington Airport is 1 mile away and the closest train station to Kidlington is Islip, almost 2 miles away.

Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford is a relatively close hospital to Kidlington.

Q.

How do I find low cost conveyancing?

A.

Many firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing. However extra charges will be included in the small print. A conveyancing quote must also state any disbursements to be paid. Any extra costs listed in terms of engagement should be fair and reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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What environmental concerns can contaminate land in Kidlington. Are these comprehensively investigated?

A.

Several contaminants may potentially impair residential property in Kidlington, and factors such as environmental radon sources and brine works should be considered as part of the appropriate search.

Q.

We need to complete this property purchase as soon as possible, how do we get a fast conveyancing process?

A.

It is a truism that finding a proactive property lawyer is key fast conveyancing. There are several tasks you, as the purchaser, could do. These include:

  • pushing the property lawyer to begin enquiries as soon as possible
  • promptly answering your property lawyer's questions (by email if possible)
  • if you intend to get a house survey, doing so as early as you can

Q.

What will the Kidlington property solicitor advise if the flat I am planning to buy is in a Cherwell conservation area which has inappropriate new windows fitted to it?

A.

Cherwell local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by a solicitor during the legal process will ascertain if the property is within a conservation area and evidence of planning consent for additions to the property will be asked for.

Q.

In respect of the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began we are questioning whether conveyancing searches (environmental) aren't sufficient?

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A solicitor in Kidlington will recommend that you get property environmental searches if the standard conveyancing searches identifies a significant risk the local Kidlington flood risk

You can always contact a neighbour or local resident for that extra information.

Q.

I am buying in Kidlington with Bradford and Bingley - is there anything I need to know?

A.

Purchasers should be aware that, in some cases, lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel, resulting in higher legal costs for buyers if a second solicitor is required by their lender. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of all major mortgage lenders.

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Do you work with many mortgage lenders with branches in Kidlington?

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The Homeward Legal group are able to work with all the major lenders serving buyers in Kidlington. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Orange Frog Mortgages, 23 West St. Helen St, Abingdon, OX14 5BL, Epicam, 25 Wellington Cl, Bicester, OX26 4TQ, and I M S Ltd, 6 Deans Ct, Bicester, OX26 6RD. The solicitor managing the legal work for your move should be able to provide more information.

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Where can I go about find out whether the Kidlington conservation area is neglected?

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Conservation areas are specified by the local Cherwell planning authority, who oversee everything from including things like billboards, addition of PVC windows and whether trees can be cut down. English Heritage, a government body, keep information in relation to the state of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability of the area.

 
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