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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 Oakham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/01/17

Oakham information:

Oakham train station is approximately 1 mile from Oakham. Oakham's nearest airport is Tollerton, Nottingham City Airport.

The nearest hospital is Rutland Memorial.

Q.

How do we find fixed rate conveyancing in Oakham?

A.

Various conveyancers promote cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement that unknowing home owners have not reviewed Additional costs which are listed in the terms should be reasonable and clear. They only be applied if the conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

Q.

The house in Oakham being bought is on a brownfield site. What should we do regarding selenium soil contamination?

A.

Effort is made throughout the local area to remediate top-soil contamination. Also considering issues such as groundwater contamination, contaminants affecting Oakham property will be factored into an environmental search.

Q.

There are a multitude of manuals about how to do DIY conveyancing e.g. leasehold Flats & Houses a supplement to Bradshaw's Guide to DIY House Buying, Selling & Conveyancing. Do I actually need a conveyancing solicitor in Oakham ?

A.

There are no reasons why a buyer cannot decide to complete the bulk of the legal and technical work without a specialist Oakham property solicitor. In reality however, a property lawyer is in charge of a significant number of functions including interpreting replies to enquiries or reading the lease some of which are better done by someone with a skilled professional.

Even more importantly do it yourself conveyancers take huge risks in operating without suitable insurance which practicing firms and their solicitors are required by the SRA to carry.

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What can a Oakham conveyancing solicitor recommend if the property we are buying is in a conservation area in Harborough local authority that may have ugly roof antenna installed?

A.

Harborough council search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by your solicitor during the legal process should determine whether the property is within a conservation area and any evidence of council approval for changes to the property will be supplied.

Q.

We need a rapid sale, does your company introduce any fast solicitors in Oakham ?

A.

We believe that our solicitors , by default, adopt a speed focused plan of attack to completing the conveyance Having invested in state of the art workflow systems .

We give sellers a CQS conveyancing solicitor who will always communicate with the whole buyer and seller chain such as solicitors, for a fast exchange.

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How much can our searches cost?

A.

Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. These searches are paid out to a 3rd party, and are charged 'at cost'.

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Please explain why Oakham property legal work for a purchase takes so long?

A.

The legal work involved in buying or selling Oakham property could be delayed, we, however, endeavour to diminish the consequences of these delays, if it is possible to do so, by proactively handling all enquiries. Delays can include difficulties with mortgage finance.

Q.

What type of local environmental searches in connection with the uncertain risk of a flood to properties in Rutland will my Oakham conveyancing solicitor conduct?

A.

A critical part of the conveyancing process carried out when buying a property involves your solicitor carrying out property environmental searches that set out details regarding the local Oakham flood risk. Furthermore the conveyancing solicitor in Oakham may possibly advocate a substantially more detailed flood risk search.

 
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