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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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Updated: 24/11/16

Selsey attractions

Selsey Sussex Windmill, Church Norton St Wilfrid Churches Conservation Trust and Birdham Sussex Falconry Centre Bird of Prey Centre are in Selsey.

Selsey's nearest station is Bognor Regis. Selsey's nearest airport is Bembridge IoW, Sandown Rd Airport. Shoreham Airport is 23 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 14 miles and Sandown IoW Airport is 19 miles away.

The nearest hospital to Selsey is Bognor War Memorial.


How do I find affordable conveyancing?


Many law firms promote supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional charges are often hiding in the small print. Applicable disbursements should be included on your quote Any fees which are listed in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable and be applicable solely where the lawyer must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Are there many conservation areas in Selsey?


Areas considered to be of historical or architectural value, like 19th century suburbs, may be recognised as conservation areas. Your solicitor will be able to offer more information.


Environmental searches are ascertained from archived data but when one considers recent flooding such as the widespread surface water flooding in Worthing and West Sussex, are they sufficient to advise me enough about the Selsey flood risk area?


A good lawyer in Selsey will advise you to carry out food risk searches if the initial conveyancing searches spots a significant risk Selsey flooding risk.

You can converse with a neighbour for some further confidence.


What does a Selsey property lawyer advise if the house I want to buy is situated in a conservation are in Chichester council and has unauthorised roof aerials added?

The local authority LLC1 searches carried out by a property lawyer as part of the conveyancing will determine whether the property is within a designated conservation area and evidence of formal approval for modifications will be supplied. If no appropriate consents be supplied the solicitor will give you professional advice on the best alternative for example obtaining an indemnity insurance policy or seeking retrospective consent from Chichester planning authority.


We are going to move out of our semi detached property just outside Selsey into our next house in Pulborough what is the best point to instruct a home removal firm?


We will advocate that sellers hold off arranging removals until the point where the contracts have exchanged because a final move date will not have been confirmed. For a local firm Bennetts Removals & Deliveries Ltd, 31 St. Itha Road, Selsey, Chichester, PO20 0AA Telephone: 01243 829827 or Eurosurv Removals & Transport Ltd, 20 Manor Road, Selsey, Chichester, PO20 0SD on 01243 604629.


How much is the council tax on a detached Band B house in Selsey?


The council tax band should ordinarily be given in the title report, as well as by the local council. The correct rates for homes in Selsey are set out online at the Chichester council site. At the time of writing on 19 September 2012 the different rates are:

  • Band A - £984.00
  • Band B - £1,148.00
  • Band C - £1,312.00
  • Band D - £1,476.00
  • Band E - £1,804.00
  • Band F - £2,132.00
  • Band G - £2,460.00
  • Band H - £2,953.00


Selsey conveyancers order varied searches if acting for a home buyer, what particular ones?


When you are taking out a mortgage the lender insist that a specified set of searches, including the following Local Authority, Drainage Search and Environment Search and perhaps area-specific searches, like a Coal and Brine.


For a property valued at £893000. How is stamp duty assessed?


The Stamp Duty which will be owed will depend on the purchase price. On a £893000 house or flat in Selsey, stamp duty will be £35720.*

*Correct June 2012