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Transfer of Equity in Shirley

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 Shirley clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Shirley Q & A's

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Updated: 13/01/17

Shirley's closest train station is Shirley at 1 mile and Shirley's nearest airport is Birmingham Airport. Coventry Airport is 15 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 20 miles away.

Shirley is about 3m of the M42 Junction 4 Eastbound.

Solihull is a nearby hospital.


I am looking for a discount conveyancing estimate. What should be watch out for?


Many online and high street solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs may be added into the terms. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on your conveyancing quote. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Are you experienced enough to move fast on the conveyancing of property auction properties in Shirley?


In fact we are auction specialists and frequently do the legal work for buyers at auction. It is prudent for buyers at auction to pick a residential lawyer as early as possible to allow enough time for an investigation of the sellers legal pack prior to the auction.

Following the actual auction, your property lawyer needs to be fully prepared to get through the auction conveyancing process inside a month as required by the terms of sale.


How soon should we arrange a conveyancer in Shirley?


In simple terms, instructing as soon as possible is wise, as there are a number of tasks that can be performed very early in the process. A number of sources suggest holding off instruction until the offer is accepted, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.


How could the conveyancing process take weeks to complete?

Conveyancing in Shirley can be obstructed. We understand that these can cause considerable stress and endeavour to reduce the impact of these delays if it can be achieved. Delays include slow solicitors acting for the other side.


What is the council tax on a Fifties detached dwelling in Shirley?


Ordinarily, a conveyancer's title report should give the Solihull council tax band.

The latest tax charges for Shirley are tabled online at the Solihull council website. At the time of writing on 19/11/2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £891.00
  • Band B - £1,040.00
  • Band C - £1,189.00
  • Band D - £1,337.00
  • Band E - £1,634.00
  • Band F - £1,932.00
  • Band G - £2,229.00
  • Band H - £2,674.00


As a consequence of the serious flooding last year in the Midlands, I am apprehensive that flood risk searches may not be thorough enough?


Property conveyancing searches applied for by a Shirley solicitor will also include a more in depth flood search if the risk is deemed significant.

Sometimes buyers speak to a local resident for that added comfort.


Unexpected personal circumstances dictate that we would prefer to hurry up and complete on the legal work on a maisonette in as short a time as possible, do Homeward Legal have any fast Shirley conveyancers ?


Frequently solicitors can be far too laid back which adds a lot of pressure to the home selling process.

Our solicitors approach is different as we use leading edge automated practice management systems . More importantly , we always give you a company trained to efficiently communicate end to end throughout the chain home buyer and seller chain .


I am buying a £398000. What should be calculated for SDLT?


The SDLT that is payable is calculated with reference to the property's price. Stamp duty will be £11940 on a £398000 house or flat.*

*Accurate February 2013