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Transfer of Equity in Perry Barr

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 Perry Barr clients every week.

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Updated: 05/12/16

Local travel information:

Drivers are well catered for with Perry Barr enjoying very convenient motorway access nearby at a mile and a half of the M6 Junction 6 Northbound.

Perry Barr's closest train station is Perry Barr at 1 mile s. Perry Barr's closest airport is Birmingham Airport. Coventry Airport is 21 mile and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 16 miles away.

Highcroft Birmingham is a relatively close hospital to Perry Barr.


We are trying to find an affordable Perry Barr conveyancing quote. because we are on a limited budget.


Many firms claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms. Charges listed in terms of engagement ought to be reasonable and only be applied if the conveyancer must perform additional tasks 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.


Which Perry Barr mortgage lender panels are you a member of?


We are able to work with the majority of lenders assisting Perry Barr homebuyers. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Perry Barr include R S Accountants, 209 Witton Rd, Birmingham, B6 6JR, Mortgagesfullstop, 53 Vyse St, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 6HR, and MC (Edgbaston) Ltd, Radclyffe House/66-68 Hagley Rd, Birmingham, B16 8PF.


How do you determine stamp duty rates, and how much will it be on a £591000 residential property?


Stamp Duty depends on the valuation. For a home estimated at £591000, stamp duty is £23640.*

*This information accurate as of October 2012


How much time may the conveyancing process usually require, according to your estimates?

For most residential property, the amount of time required to transact a home can vary, affected by numerous aspects, for example, whether there is a mortgage. Eight to twelve weeks is the industry-wide average, but we aim to complete the process within six weeks.


What is the council tax on a Sixties converted building in Perry Barr?


As a rule a conveyancer's title report should give the Birmingham council tax band. Council tax charges for Perry Barr are published on the Birmingham council website. At the time of writing, 18/01/2013, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £841.00
  • Band B - £981.00
  • Band C - £1,121.00
  • Band D - £1,261.00
  • Band E - £1,542.00
  • Band F - £1,822.00
  • Band G - £2,102.00
  • Band H - £2,522.00


We are buying a 1920's house, should we have searches undertaken?


Conveyancing searches are a standardised pack of queries requested by the purchaser's property lawyer, which may include a brine search. Whether buying in Perry Barr or elsewhere, you should be aware that, these searches only relate to legal considerations.


The estate agent has put forward a firm of solicitors whom they usually use. Must I instruct this firm?


Estate agent referrals are a common practice path for purchasers to get a solicitor. Such referrals should be compared against alternatives, such as local solicitors, or firms found online, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the most appropriate choice.


I have found a number of very helpful handbooks on the subject of how to do DIY conveyancing for example Conveyancing Handbook by Frances Silverman. Do I have to use Perry Barr property lawyer ?


In theory, there is no reason at all why a home buyer should not look after the legal work on your own. The truth is however that a property lawyer in Perry Barr juggles a significant number of skilled tasks including chasing deeds and DS1 documents or identifying conservation area breaches some of which really need a skilled professional. Nonetheless legal practices are bound to carry applicable professional indemnity insurance to insulate you in the event of any failures.