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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 Oxford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/01/17

Local information:

As calculated by the UK 2011 census, Oxford's population is 612,827 people spread over an area of 583,305 acres meaning a density of population of 1.1 people per acre.

The closest airport to Oxford is Kidlington, Oxford Airport. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 21 mile s, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away and Oxford's closest train station is Oxford at 1 mile s.

The closest hospital for Oxford is Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford.

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How do I get the best conveyancing rates in Oxford for a £340,000 property?

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Many conveyancers purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Any extra costs needs to be reasonable and clear. They be applicable if the solicitor must complete additional work on your behalf, 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.

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In the next few we are shortly going to move out of our terraced property just outside Oxford to our new house in Henley On Thames , when to select a home removal company?

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Most solicitors will advocate that you wait arranging removals until formal exchange of contracts because usually the firm moving date will not have been settled. Why not try Brittania Freestones, Telephone Exchange/Speedwell St, Oxford, OX1 1RH on 01865 201144 or Removals Oxford, 122 Marlborough Rd, Oxford, OX1 4FR Phone: 0871 704 2804.

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I am taking out a mortgage with Co-operative Bank - is there anything we need to consider?

Buyers need to be aware that some lenders have limited the number of solicitors who can act for them. Homeward Legal are able to act for many lenders.

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If we are buying in the parish of Cassington, do we need a chancel search?

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The lawyer could advise a chancel search. Chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on new owners of a house where parish councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners.

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Which local factors can impact land in Oxford. Will they be checked for thoroughly?

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Numerous of contaminants has the potential to affect property, and an environmental search will confirm if a particular property is affected by local contaminants including proposed erection of mobile masts and waste treatment sites in the area.

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How many lenders in Oxford do you work with?

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Of lenders with local offices in or near Oxford, Homeward Legal work with the vast majority. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Oxford include Chelsea Building Society, 25-27 George St, Oxford, OX1 2AU, and Coutts & Co, The Clarendon Suite/120 High St, Oxford, OX1 4DF. The lawyer whom you have instructed can provide more information.

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We are bidding at a property auction and need organise a fast purchase, what do we need to organise?

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Finding a proactive and experienced solicitor is essential to fast conveyancing. When finding a suitable a solicitor, ask yourself the following: Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact How soon will they order searches?

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We are buying an extended house within a conservation area in Oxford. Where can I find more information in regards to the state of repair?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage maintain details of the condition of conservation areas along with the trend. Conservation areas in Oxford are specified by the local Oxford planning authority, who preserve conservation area concerns from property boundaries to the impediment of vacant buildings.

 
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