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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: 23/10/16

Intending to relocate to the Ashington area? Useful Ashington public transport and services information

Ashington's nearest station is Pegswood and the nearest airport to Ashington is Newcastle Airport.

Ashington, Wansbeck General is the closest hospital for Ashington.


On the purchase of a 696,000 home, what will be the fees? We are looking for affordable conveyancing in Ashington.


The confusion over this matter catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing. Often additional fees can increase the final invoice. The disbursements to be paid should also be clearly stated on a quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


May the charges for my conveyancing have any extra fees?


No. Homeward Legal never hide any additional costs under any circumstances. Our conveyancing quotes offer an single, accurate fee the legal costs for your transaction.


The maisonette being bought is on a former industrial site. Is chromium top-soil contamination likely?


Metal contamination may have occurred throughout Ashington, but where substances causing significant pollution of surface waters or groundwater are found the land will be defined as 'contaminated'. Data on many contaminants, such as hazardous gases, will be included in an environmental search.


What will the council tax cost me for a buy to let Band B maisonette in Ashington?


The property's band should commonly be reported as part of the title report along with the local council Council tax rates for homes in Ashington are set out in detail online at the Northumberland local authority site. At the time of writing (05 March 2013) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,003.00
  • Band B - £1,170.00
  • Band C - £1,337.00
  • Band D - £1,504.00
  • Band E - £1,839.00
  • Band F - £2,173.00
  • Band G - £2,507.00
  • Band H - £3,009.00


Do it yourself conveyancing without a property lawyer in Ashington looks to be possible when buying and selling a flat. However, would it actually be risky ?


It is certainly possible for you to do the legal process yourself.

However, a Ashington conveyancer carries out a large number of actions including chasing outstanding papers or identifying the most appropriate searches some of which are more safely handled with appropriate training. Nonetheless legal firms are bound to carry insurance to safeguard you in the event of any failures.


How can we verify that a property is in a conservation area?


Conservation areas denote regions of 'special architectural and historic interest'. A solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities.


Which of the Ashington lender panels are you on?


Most lenders in Ashington are on our panels. Ashington lenders and mortgage specialists include Halifax, 19 Station Rd, Ashington, NE63 9UZ.


Will we need a home buyers survey for our home purchase?


It is heavily suggested that purchasers in Ashington book a property survey. It is a fact that there are a range of problems that will impact a property. These include roof damage or insect infestation, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.