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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 Shinfield Q & A's

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Updated: 22/01/17

Earley train station is about 3 miles from Shinfield. Blackbushe Airport is 7 miles from Shinfield. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 22 miles, White Waltham Airport is 11 miles s, and Booker Airport is 16 miles away.

Shinfield is around 1m of the M4 junction entry 11 Eastbound.

Reading, Royal Berkshire is the closest hospital to Shinfield.

Q.

How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Shinfield for a £779,000 home?

A.

Several conveyancers advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions, left unread by preoccupied home owners Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

We are purchasing a Shinfield house with Northern Rock - is there anything I need to consider?

A.

Some lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel, potentially creating higher legal costs for purchasers. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of the majority of lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

Q.

Is molybdenum (Mo) often identified in Shinfield topsoil?

A.

Soil contamination is monitored closely. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contaminants like silage, will be included in an environmental search.

Q.

Which specific conveyancing searches should the Shinfield property lawyer carry out when instructed on a Shinfield property?

A.

The regular legal protocol is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search as well as any special local Shinfield searches, which may include a Planning report.

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How much is the council tax on a mid-terrace Band H property in Shinfield?

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You will be advised on the homes council tax band within the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date charges for residents of Shinfield are detailed online at the Wokingham local authority site. At the time of writing, 10 February 2013, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £975.00
  • Band B - £1,137.00
  • Band C - £1,299.00
  • Band D - £1,462.00
  • Band E - £1,787.00
  • Band F - £2,112.00
  • Band G - £2,437.00
  • Band H - £2,924.00

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Will a conveyancing solicitor inShinfield do official or personal searches on my property purchase?

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Your conveyancing solicitor will make a recommendation as to the most appropriate route, depending on factors like lender requirements. If personal searches are used, your property lawyer will consider a search agent wit local experience such as PIE or Property Information Exchange Ltd, Wyvols Court, Swallowfield, Reading, RG7 1WY Tel: 01189 769 490.

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In Shinfield, are there companies of contaminated soil remediation?

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Remediation may be possible. Speak to a Shinfield specialist such as Wallington J F, Flat/Lane End Farm House/Shinfield Rd, Shinfield, Reading, RG2 9BE for further information.

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How do I defer paying stamp duty land tax?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable on residential property sold for more than £125,000. Stamp duty mitigation is not advised, because these schemes are expensive and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.

 
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