By Ellie Pierpoint
15th November 2016
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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Whitchurch's closest train station is Parson Street. Whitchurch's nearest airport is Bristol Airport (6 miles).
Keynsham is the neighbouring hospital.Q.
Both high-street and online property lawyers promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms, left unregarded by busy homeowners Any extra costs included in the terms should be reasonable and only apply to matters if the conveyancer is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
A lawyer will speak to the appropriate council to ask about the appropriate council tax band and rates, which will be added to the title report. The latest tax charges for residents of Whitchurch are set out at the local authority site.Q.
Stamp duty reduction should not be considered when purchasing in Whitchurch. These schemes are highly expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed meaning that the full stamp duty amount will be payable, with potential fines.
The number of weeks required to transact property is not wholly predictable. This is dependent on a number of considerations. These could include where a party does not quickly respond an enquiry. The national average is 8 to 12 weeks, but we work towards four to six weeks, wherever possible.Q.
Land is contaminated by many environmental factors, like coal mining and hazardous substances in the ground. An environmental search will give more detail. Heathgates Landfill Site, Lacon Street, Shropshire, SY13 2EP is one such potential cause of contamination in Whitchurch.Q.
The result of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank in 2003 confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. Your conveyancing lawyer will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Whitchurch church properties where a chancel search may be necessary include S.Alkmund, with Creslow St John the Evangelist, St Nicholas and with Creslow St John the Evangelist.Q.
In simple terms, earlier is preferable. Prompt instruction of a solicitor to act for you on your Whitchurch transaction can limit the risk of the transaction aborting.Q.
Searches range in cost, subject to the searches your lender requires. The most generally useful searches include a drainage search and an environmental search.