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Transfer of Equity in Locks Heath

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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Updated: 12/01/17

Locks Heath area information

Bursledon Hants Windmill, Manor Farm Country Park Hampshire Passport and Bursledon Windmill Hampshire Passport are around Locks Heath.

Locks Heath's nearest train station is Swanwick at 1 mile s. The closest airport to Locks Heath is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport (7 miles). Southampton Airport is 8 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 15 miles and Sandown IoW Airport is 16 miles away.

Commuters are well catered for with Locks Heath enjoying good major road access about 1 mile of Junction 9 Westbound of the M27.

The closest hospital for Locks Heath is Coldeast Locks Heath.


How do we find the best rates for conveyancing in Locks Heath for a 96,000 house?


Many buyers and sellers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many solicitors offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may be added into small print. The disbursements to be paid should also be included on the quote Any additional fees found in the terms ought to be fair and come into force only if the solicitor must perform additional tasks for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


We are buying in Locks Heath on a newly development former industrial site. Could the topsoil be contaminated by industrial waste?


Metal contamination may have occurred throughout Locks Heath, but an area will only be identified as 'contaminated land' if the risk to human life or the environment is deemed unacceptable. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as chlorine.


An un-planned event dictate that we have a requirement to move quickly and exchange contracts on the legal process our home in a short time frame, do you use any especially fast Locks Heath solicitors ?

We maintain that our qualified and speed focused conveyancing property lawyers typically assume a active style to concluding the conveyancing

Homeward Legal always introduce you to company who will communicate to the whole buyer and seller chain .

Moreover , Homeward Legals property lawyers are specifically chosen as they always use expensive productivity and technology systems meaning they can exchange on the property sale swiftly.


The internet has a number of helpful resources on the subject of doing the legal work yourself. Do I actually have to use Locks Heath property solicitor ?


It is certainly possible to look after the legal process unaided. The truth is however that a conveyancer typically handles a long list of functions e.g. approving contract and checking for any restrictive covenants many of which require a qualified solicitor.

Furthermore solicitors must pay for indemnity insurance to safeguard you from any professional negligence made by the lawyer.


To complete on our home purchase ASAP, how do we arrange a fast conveyancing transaction?


Most importantly, moving faster is crucial to is to use a proactive conveyancing solicitor. When selecting a conveyancing solicitor, : Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis? Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed.


How can we check that a property is in a conservation area?


The streets and neighbourhoods located near Locks Heath include several conservation areas. These restrictions can add to maintenance costs, but the benefits include protection for trees and other flora.


I plan to buy a chapel in the parish of Michelmersh. Will a chancel search be important?


A Locks Heath conveyancing solicitor may suggest a chancel search, regardless of the parish in which the house being purchased is found. Chancel repair may be imposed on the current owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have spared previous owners or tenants. For property in the parish of Michelmersh, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


Does 'fixtures and fittings' include things like rugs?


Mainly, there is no clear definition of fixtures and fittings. To avoid misunderstandings, a fixtures and fittings form should be agreed, saving heartache once the sale is completed.