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Transfer of Equity in Shirehampton

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 Shirehampton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/01/17

Shirehampton is within 1m of junction entry 18 Southbound of the M5.

Shirehampton train station is around a mile from Shirehampton. Bristol Airport is 7 miles from Shirehampton.

The most convenient hospital is Bristol, Redland Hill.

Q.

How do I find fixed rate conveyancing?

A.

Many firms promote 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra charges are often hiding in the small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers

Q.

How many weeks may be accounted for conveyancing to transact a home generally take, on average?

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The amount of time taken to transfer a house is not wholly predictable, influenced by a number of issues affecting the property, such as whether the property being bought or sold is leasehold. We ensure your sale or purchase is handled quickly, and to the highest standard of service.

Q.

As a consequence of the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England we are anxious that environmental searches won't be exacting enough?

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An experienced conveyancing solicitor in Shirehampton will suggest that you apply for conveyancing searches (environmental) (Landmark database search) if the enviro search spots a significant risk Shirehampton flood risk area data

For extra peace of mind you could converse with a neighbour or local resident.

Q.

Is a purchase repossession fee a fee or a disbursement?

A.

Every disbursement and fee should be identified on a quote. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your conveyancing quote.

Q.

Does my conveyancing solicitor in Shirehampton inform me about the cost of council tax on a Band B maisonette prior to exchange of contracts?

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A property lawyer will consult with the Bristol local council to reveal the most up to date council tax band and rates, which should be written in the title report. The latest tax charges for properties in Shirehampton are set out at the Bristol council website. On, 07 October 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,047.00
  • Band B - £1,221.00
  • Band C - £1,395.00
  • Band D - £1,570.00
  • Band E - £1,919.00
  • Band F - £2,267.00
  • Band G - £2,616.00
  • Band H - £3,140.00

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Do we need a chancel search? I am buying in Shirehampton.

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Some owners in Shirehampton can be required to subsidise maintenance of a medieval church. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Shirehampton property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. The solicitor acting on your behalf will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Church of England properties in Shirehampton include St Mary.

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Do you work with many lenders with Shirehampton branches?

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Of lenders with local branches nearby Shirehampton, Homeward Legal closely with many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Shirehampton include Lloyds TSB Bank PLC, 1-3 High St, Shirehampton, Bristol, BS11 0DT, and Individual Financial Solutions, 33 St. Georges Hill, Easton-In-Gordano, Bristol, BS20 0PT.

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The owner looks to have installed unseemly doors on the flat which I think might possibly infringe the Shirehampton conservation area guidelines.

A.

Part of the conveyancing process includes procurement of searches of Bristol local authority to confirm conservation area status and consent for any alterations. .

 
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