Get an Instant 
Conveyancing Quote

Please quote me for:

Transfer of Equity in Westbury

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

Get an instant quote for a transfer of equity in Westbury.

Remortgage Solicitors Westbury

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Westbury clients every week.

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

Get an online Westbury solicitor remortgage quote to begin.

Speak to us

or call us: 0800 038 6699


The Conveyancing
Process Explained


Read More

Get an Instant Conveyancing Quote

Please quote me for:

Conveyancing in Westbury Q & A's

Profile photo of Lorraine Imhoff

By

Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 04/12/16

Westbury's nearest train station is Westbury Station Approach at 1 mile s. Bristol Airport is 24 miles from Westbury.

Westbury is a relatively close hospital to Westbury.

Q.

I am trying to find a cheap solicitor for purchasing a home. What is included?

A.

Several firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra charges may be added into the terms of engagement. Costs should be fair and reasonable. They only apply to matters if the conveyancer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on the conveyancing quote. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

In about 6 weeks we are expecting to move from our semi detached building in Westbury into a property in Warminster . What is the optimum stage to select a removals firm?

A.

We usually advise that buyers wait arranging removals until contracts have exchanged as usually an actual date wont have been formally agreed. Local home mover companies include Advance Removal Services, 136 Westbury Leigh, Westbury, BA13 3SH Phone: 01373 824259 or A & A Removals, Hawkeridge Pk, Westbury, BA13 4HL Tel: 01373 865770.

Q.

How soon should you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Westbury?

A.

In the majority of situations, the earlier in the process you can instruct a solicitor, the better, as the legal work can commence immediately. Early instruction of a solicitor to act on your Westbury sale or purchase can reduce the likelihood of the sale or purchase aborting.

Q.

What sort of flood plain searches in respect to the uncertain risk of a flood at Wiltshire will my property solicitor in Westbury actually apply for a Sixties building I am buying?

A.

Your solicitor makes an application for standard property conveyancing searches that will include Westbury area flood risk information. A more in-depth flood search (most likely a Landmark Database search) may be advised by a qualified conveyancing solicitor in Westbury if in the event that the enviro. search show a flood risk.

Q.

How do we work out stamp duty and how much should it be on a £1125000 residence?

A.

Stamp Duty will rely on the value of the property. For a property worth £1125000, stamp duty will be £56250 (source: www.hmrc.gov.uk, January 2013).

Q.

How is Westbury contaminated land checked during conveyancing?

A.

Land would be contaminated by a broad range of natural causes and human activities, like limestone or gypsum quarrying. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail. Contamination in Westbury can be caused by local waste sites, such as Land / Premises At, Wiltshire, BA13 4EA.

Q.

We are buying in Westbury on a new-build brownfield site. It appears to be the case that aluminium (Al) soil contamination may be an issue.

A.

Most soils in Westbury have some degree of contamination, from industry and natural causes. Also considering issues such as asbestos and water contaminants such as industrial chemicals, contaminants affecting Westbury property will be factored into an environmental search.

Q.

In regards to the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England I am wondering whether property conveyancing searches might not be exacting enough?

A.

Flood searches carried out by the conveyancing solicitor in Westbury should include the more rigorous search (Landmark) if required.

Sometimes home buyers to also speak to a future neighbour to gain further confidence.

 
×