By Ellie Pierpoint
15th November 2016
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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When buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Radstock, you will need to get a lawyer to handle conveyancing work for you.
Homeward Legal's conveyancing lawyers have a wealth of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Radstock and throughout North Somerset.Our pragmatic approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Solicitors who carry out all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed fee.
We do not charge you any property legal fees, if your Somerset house move does not complete.
With Radstock conveyancing expertise, your property solicitor will guide you along every step of the legal process.
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Bristol Airport is 13 miles from Radstock. Radstock's nearest station is Oldfield Park at 7 miles.
The closest hospital for Radstock is Paulton Memorial.Q.
Many online and high street law firms purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra costs will be included in the terms and conditions. Excited sellers and buyers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Extra charges needs to be fair and clearly defined and only apply in cases where the conveyancer must complete additional work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.Q.
Traditionally, almost all conveyancing solicitors could act for the large mortgage lenders. Some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly increased conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal are able to act for most lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.Q.
We advise that the majority of purchasers in Radstock book a surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are many problems that can affect a property, for example ground movement and cavity wall tie failure, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.
Our firm frequently act for buyers at auction. Lawyers tend to suggest auction buyers to select an experienced conveyancing firm well in advance of the auction day so there is time for an investigation.
After the property auction, your conveyancing lawyer has to be prepared for complete all of the legal work inside 28 days as usually required by the terms of sale.Q.
Regardless of the Radstock parish in which you are purchasing, the property solicitor might recommend that a chancel search is taken out. Although some church councils have taken the decision to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of land subject to chancel liability, it is not possible to be certain that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before, that this will not continue to be so, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.Q.
Areas deemed to be of architectural or historic interest, such as historic transport links, will be recorded as conservation areas. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits include security that the surroundings are unlikely to change.Q.
This takes place when a home owner accepts an offer, then rejects it, choosing instead a higher offer. The risk of getting gazumped exists for almost any purchase. Instructing a law firm early to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.Q.
Simply, instructing as early as possible is better. Some advocate postponing instruction until a chain is completed, but you will then be at a serious disadvantage in the event of a contract race, or buyer eager to move quickly.