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Transfer of Equity in Minehead

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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Remortgage Solicitors Minehead

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

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Updated: 03/12/16

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Minehead's closest train station is Rhoose and Cardiff Airport is 15 miles from Minehead.

Minehead is the most convenient hospital for Minehead.


How do I find a cheap solicitor in Minehead to own a auction home?


Many buyers and sellers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates. Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra fees will be included in the solicitor's terms. Any extra fees ought to be fair and reasonable. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


Following recent news about the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England I am concerned that property conveyancing searches won't be sufficient?


A good conveyancing solicitor in Minehead will recommend that you carry out food risk searches (Landmark search) if the first search spots a the local Minehead flood risk

Perhaps you could speak to a neighbour of the property for some additional assurance or local Somerset flooding repair expert, try Park Lane Construction, 13 Parks Lane, Minehead, TA24 5NU Tel: 01643 259807.


My partner and I are planning to buy in Minehead. Are there many designated conservation areas in the area?


The neighbourhoods in or near Minehead will include a range of conservation areas. The local council will be able to offer more information about local conservation areas, and the lawyer handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


Why does purchase conveyancing work take so long? Is it not simply form-filling?


The legal work required to buy or sell a home will sometimes potentially be delayed even where there is no chain. Some reasons are out of your solicitor's hands. We work hard to curtail the consequences of these delays by using fast search providers. Common delays may include the time taken to return management information.


When should I instruct a solicitor to handle our transaction?


In the vast majority of cases, the sooner you instruct a solicitor, the better, as conveyancing involves several tasks which may begin immediately. Promptly instructing a firm for your Minehead transaction could mitigate the chance of your transaction falling through.


What is the council tax on a Forties end of terrace Band D property in Minehead?


You should be contain your new house's band as part of the report on title. Council tax charges for properties in Minehead are detailed on the West Somerset local authority website. As at (03 September 2012) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £973.00
  • Band B - £1,135.00
  • Band C - £1,297.00
  • Band D - £1,459.00
  • Band E - £1,783.00
  • Band F - £2,107.00
  • Band G - £2,432.00
  • Band H - £2,918.00


We are purchasing a £290000. What should be worked out for stamp duty?


The rate of stamp duty owed will depend on a limited set of factors, including the purchase price. On a £290000 property, stamp duty will be £8700.*

*Accurate October 2012


Is experienced enough to very fast completions on auction conveyancing in Minehead?


Our recommended conveyancing firms in Minehead commonly carry out work for bidders at auction. We usually suggest buyers at auction to instruct a residential lawyer prior to the actual auction to allow sufficient time for an investigation of the legal papers.

Thereafter, following the auction day, a solicitor is prepared for quickly conclude the legal work in under the 28 day time frame as typically required by the conditions of sale.