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Transfer of Equity in Long Stratton

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 Long Stratton Q & A's

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Updated: 05/12/16

Regional services information and addresses ;

Spooner Row station is almost 7 miles from Long Stratton and Long Stratton's closest airport is Norwich International Airport (13 miles).

Ogden Court Community Wymondham is a relatively close hospital.

Q.

How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Long Stratton?

A.

Several firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Any costs included in the solicitor's terms should be reasonable and only be applied if the conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

Q.

We are going to a property auction and will need to get fast conveyancing, how could we speed up our transaction?

A.

Contacting a experienced property lawyer is crucial to fast conveyancing. There are a range of things you, as the purchaser, could do to speed up the legal work, such as, calling or emailing your property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays, answering any queries raised by your property lawyer as soon as possible and arranging your mortgage offer.

Q.

Basinghall Finance is going to be our mortgage lender - what will I need to be aware of?

A.

Buyers in Long Stratton should know that, in some cases, lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', resulting in higher legal costs for purchasers if the lender insists upon their own conveyancer . Homeward Legal can act on behalf of the majority of CML-approved lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

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Will our conveyancing solicitor in Long Stratton report back to me about the amount of council tax to be paid for a Band E house before exchange of contracts?

Your solicitor will liaise with the South Norfolk local authority to enquire about the up to date council tax band and rates, which will subsequently be detailed in the conveyancing report on title.

The latest tax rates for properties in Long Stratton are set out at the South Norfolk council site. On (14 August 2012) rates are:

  • Band A - £1,023.00
  • Band B - £1,194.00
  • Band C - £1,364.00
  • Band D - £1,535.00
  • Band E - £1,876.00
  • Band F - £2,217.00
  • Band G - £2,558.00
  • Band H - £3,070.00

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Where can I establish if the Long Stratton conservation area is in a poor state?

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Local Long Stratton conservation areas are created by the local South Norfolk planning authority, who maintain the state of the area including things like advertising hoardings, removal of chimney stacks and building materials used. English Heritage have produced details on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas along with the vulnerability.

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Are your recommend solicitors experienced enough to handle fast completions on residential property auction conveyancing in Long Stratton?

A.

We deal with auctions throughout the UK and regularly work for buyers at auction. It is critical to decide on a their chosen conveyancing lawyer as fast as possible to allow time for a review of the lot in advance of the day of the auction.

Following the auction day your experienced lawyer is absolutely focused on quickly concluding the legal work within the reduced time frame as conventionally required .

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Can you recommend how we avoid paying out for stamp duty to HM Revenue?

A.

We do not recommend any stamp duty mitigation. These schemes are highly expensive and unreliable. There have been a range of official schemes, such as relief for buyers in 'disadvantaged areas'.

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We are interested in purchasing in Long Stratton. How can we check that the property is in a designated conservation area?

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Areas deemed to be of historic or architectural significance, such as country house estates, will be recorded as areas of conservation. Your solicitor will advise further and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in Long Stratton.

 
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