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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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Conveyancing in Witney Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 08/12/16

Witney's closest train station is Finstock at 5 miles. Witney's nearest airport is Kidlington, Oxford Airport (8 miles). Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 24 miles and Kidlington Airport is 9 miles away.

Witney is a relatively close hospital.

Q.

I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Witney. Will I get a quote or and estimate?

A.

Many property buyers and sellers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates. Many firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs are often hiding in the small print, left unregarded by busy property buyers and sellers Any extra costs needs to be fair and be applicable if the conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Is soil remediation of contaminated land available in Witney?

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If land has been contaminated by previous industrial use, remediation can often be possible, though expensive. A local service provider e.g. Cotswold Turf Supplies, Lakeside Ind Est, Stanton Harcourt, Witney, OX29 5UX can provide more insight.

Q.

We are buying on a Witney ex-industrial use land. What should we do regarding nickel soil contamination?

A.

Soil contamination is monitored closely. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contaminants like bleach, will be included in an environmental search.

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Are costs for obtaining landlord's consent to alterations fees or disbursements?

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A quote will list all fees and disbursements. These costs are fees not disbursements. Consent can be difficult to arrange, but the fee may be included in your conveyancing quote.

Q.

Doing ones own conveyancing without using a property lawyer in Witney is becoming possible when buying a maisonette , but would it be insensible ?

A.

Should you wish to have a stab you can conceivably conduct bulk of the your own conveyancing without formally instructing a skilled solicitor in Witney. All legal practices would suggest this is a risky idea as have a go conveyancers are taking risks without applicable professional indemnity insurance which lawyers are made responsible to get.

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For a fast completion to buy a £469,000 home, how could we speed up the transaction?

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Key to a fast transaction is to instruct a proactive conveyancer. There are a number of things you, as the purchaser, can also do to speed up your conveyancing, including, keeping in regular contact with your conveyancer, completing all forms as soon as possible and organising your finances.

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In 1 month we are intending to be moving from our period residence in Witney to our next property in Watlington . When to book a home removal company?

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Your solicitor would usually suggest that sellers wait booking a removals company until such time as exchange of contracts has been notified as generally a final moving date wont have been set. For a local firm Five Oceans Moving Ltd, Unit 3a Windrush Pk Rd, Witney, OX29 7EY Tel: 01865 575802.

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Is a house survey advisable when we are buying residential property in Witney?

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Homeward Legal firmly recommend that purchasers arrange an inspection. Many defects affect a property, for example cracks around door frames, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

 
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