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Transfer of Equity in Malmesbury

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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Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Malmesbury clients every week.

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Updated: 03/12/16

Local points of interest in Malmesbury

Abbey House Gardens The Historic Houses Association and Tetbury St Saviour Churches Conservation Trust are close to Malmesbury.

Gloucester Airport is 21 mile from Malmesbury. The closest train station to Malmesbury is Tetbury, about 4 miles away.

The nearest hospital to Malmesbury is Malmesbury.


I need to find low cost conveyancing in Malmesbury , we are on a tight budget.


This catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional costs may pad the final bill. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


As a consequence of the serious flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England I am concerned that property environmental searches aren't thorough enough?


A qualified Malmesbury conveyancing solicitor will advise you to include property environmental searches if the environmental search flags up a significant risk the local Malmesbury flood risk

Property purchasers sometimes also speak to a future neighbour to gain extra peace of mind.


Does my assigned Malmesbury lawyer tell me about the cost of the council tax on a Band G house before completing on the purchase?


The property solicitor will consult with the governing council to find out the most up to date council tax rates, which will be written in the report on title.

The latest tax rates for Malmesbury are set out online at the Wiltshire council website. On (22 November 2012) the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,010.00
  • Band B - £1,179.00
  • Band C - £1,347.00
  • Band D - £1,515.00
  • Band E - £1,852.00
  • Band F - £2,189.00
  • Band G - £2,525.00
  • Band H - £3,031.00


Do Homeward Legal conduct the conveyancing for auction properties in Malmesbury?


Our CQS solicitors do frequently carry out work for buyers and sellers at auction. We tend to recommend buyers to decide on a conveyancing firm in advance of the property auction date to allow adequate time for a title report of the lot. Thereafter, following the auction day arrives your instructed property conveyancing lawyer is wholly geared up to concluding all of the legal work within 28 days as conventionally required by the auction conditions.


What causes the conveyancing process to have so many delays? The last solicitor we used felt very slow.


The legal work required to buy or sell property may be subject to numerous interruptions or delays even where there is no chain. Some delays are out of a solicitor's control. Homeward Legal endeavour to minimise the cost of these delays where viable.


What would fee for my conveyancing searches in Malmesbury total?


Conveyancing searches in Malmesbury ranges in cost, depending on the searches required by your lender. Searches are charged at cost.


Which Malmesbury lender panels are you a member of?


Of lenders with local branches near Malmesbury, Homeward Legal closely with many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Malmesbury include Forum Financial Associates, Riverside Business Village/Swindon Rd, Malmesbury, SN16 9RS.


What kind of local conveyancing searches about the risk of local flooding in the Wiltshire region will the Malmesbury lawyer be able to carry out?


A necessary step in the legal due diligence procedure involves the conveyancer making an application for property environmental searches that offer information with regard to Malmesbury flood risk. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more in-depth search (e.g Homecheck) will often be recommended by your Malmesbury conveyancing solicitor, if in the event that the environmental search show that there is a flood risk.