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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: 18/01/17

Tiptree's closest airport is Clacton, West Rd Airport (17 miles). London Airport is 17 miles, Clacton Airport is 17 miles, Elmsett Airport is 21 mile and Stansted Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Tiptree is Kelvedon.

St Peters Maldon is a nearby hospital to Tiptree.


How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Tiptree for a 519,000 house?


Many online and high street conveyancers promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs are often hiding in small print which homeowners may have not read carefully The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


What is the council tax on a Thirties semi-detached Band F property in Tiptree?


Your council tax band will almost always be set out as part of the report on title, and by the governing local authority. The latest council tax charges for Tiptree are published on the Colchester council site. At the time of writing on 03 September 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £989.00
  • Band B - £1,153.00
  • Band C - £1,318.00
  • Band D - £1,483.00
  • Band E - £1,813.00
  • Band F - £2,142.00
  • Band G - £2,472.00
  • Band H - £2,966.00


For a fast completion to buy a £498,000 residence, what should we do?

Contacting a proactive and experienced lawyer is the key to a fast conveyancing transaction. When finding a lawyer, consider these points: Was there a delay delivering a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Will they order searches immediately?


Is it wise to circumvent paying stamp duty tax?


Stamp Duty Land Tax is due for houses over £125,000. Homeward Legal do not recommend any form of stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are expensive and unreliable.


Do you work with many lenders with Tiptree branches?


Homeward Legal can work with all the major lenders assisting Tiptree homebuyers. Tiptree lenders and mortgage specialists include Positive Solutions, 1 Borehamgate/King St, Sudbury, CO10 2EG, Mortgages Direct, 145 High St, Colchester, CO1 1PG, and MM Mortgages, Po Box 10268, Colchester, CO1 9HP.


Is contaminated land a concern in Tiptree?


Tiptree property may have been contaminated by a wide range of environmental factors, like proximity to landfill sites or local historic industrial processes. An environmental search can give more clarity.


The purchase is completing next January. What will be calculated for stamp duty?


Stamp Duty Land Tax is based on the property's price. Stamp duty will be £36520 on a £913000 home.*

*(Source -, February 2013)


Where can I go about establish whether the Tiptree conservation area we are buying in is neglected?


Conservation areas are designated by Colchester who are responsible for everything from including things like rundown streets, dormer windows and private spaces. English Heritage have produced records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability to getting worse.