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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 Baldock Q & A's

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Updated: 19/10/16

Planning to moving to the area? Pertinent local Baldock public transport and services details:

Baldock's nearest train station is Baldock and Baldock's closest airport is Luton Airport (11 miles s). Elstree Airport is 24 miles, Cambridge City Airport is 22 miles and Stansted Airport is 21 mile away.

Baldock is around 1.4 miles of the A1M junction entry 10 Southbound.

Ernest Gardiner Day Letchworth hospital is relatively close to Baldock.


What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £320,000 residence?


Many online and high street conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, but additional charges will be included in the terms of engagement. The disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on any quote for conveyancing in BaldockWe offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Do you work with lenders with Baldock branches?


Of lenders with local offices nearby Baldock, we alongside most. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Financial Freedom Ltd, Cornfields/Church La, Graveley, Hitchin, SG4 7LU.


My mortgage lender will be ITL Mortgages - what will we need to be aware of?


Some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel, potentially creating increased legal costs for property purchasers. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of most lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay legal costs to your lender's solicitor.


Will it be necessary to get a chancel search if I am intending to buy in the parish of St Albans, near Baldock?


Your conveyancing lawyer could recommend a chancel search, regardless of the parish where the house being bought is located. Although some Parochial Church Councils have chosen to charge chancel repairs on the

current owners of affected property, there is no guarantee that a parish which has not been subject to chancel liability in the past will remain liability-free for new owners.


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


The appropriate band should usually be identified in the conveyancing report on title, and by the governing local authority. The latest tax rates for homes in Baldock are published online at the North Hertfordshire local authority site. Currently (06 July 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £988.00
  • Band B - £1,152.00
  • Band C - £1,317.00
  • Band D - £1,482.00
  • Band E - £1,811.00
  • Band F - £2,140.00
  • Band G - £2,469.00
  • Band H - £2,963.00


What does a Baldock property lawyer do when the house I am buying is inside the boundary of a local authority conservation area and has unsuitable cladding added?


A lawyer is required to check if the property is located within a designated conservation area and whether any modifications have required permissions from the North Hertfordshire authority.

In the absence of any appropriate consents, your Baldock conveyancing solicitor will recommend the options, which include obtaining from North Hertfordshire planning authority or seeking cover with indemnity insurance.


I am buying in Baldock, and have had a quote from you. Will we end up paying any hidden charges?


No. Homeward Legal's solicitors never hide any additional costs to buy or sell a home in Baldock. Be aware that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes. The final bill you receive may be much more.


What sort of fact finding into the risk and history of possible flooding in the Hertfordshire region will my conveyancing solicitor in Baldock report back to us on for a Sixties house we are going to buy?


A conveyancing lawyer conducts official conveyancing and environmental searches that incorporate Baldock area flood risk data.