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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 Bedford Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

Buying a home in Bedford? Relevant local transport and services information

Luton Airport is 18 miles from Bedford. and the nearest train station to Bedford is Bedford St Johns.

Bedford North Wing is the closest hospital.


How do we find a cheap solicitor quote for buying a freehold home?


Various solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional costs are frequently hidden in small print. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


We have a £384k residence to purchase. How do we arrange fast conveyancing?


Instructing a proactive, diligent lawyer is the key to fast Bedford conveyancing. When identifying an appropriate a lawyer, you should ask the following: Do they use email? How soon will they order searches? Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?


Environmental searches may be all well and good but in light of climate change such as the fact that last year was second wettest year since 1920 are they still appropriate to advise us enough about the evolving local Bedford flood risk?


Conveyancing searches (environmental) carried out by your property solicitor in Bedford will also include a more in depth search (Landmark) if required.

If you remain concerned you can consult one of your future neighbours or regional Bedfordshire flood repair expert e.g. H A R E Building Services, 35 Clophill Rd, Gravenhurst, Bedford, MK45 4JH Tel: 07508 791665.


Which actual searches should my conveyancing solicitor in Bedford order when acting on a Bedford property?


The routine procedure will be to get Local Authority (council), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, unique particular for instance Chancel Repair Liability Search.


How much can my searches be?


With a Homeward Legal solicitor, a client will be required to pay at most £249 for the standard search bundle. Conveyancing searches are disbursements.


Will I need searches for chancel liability? We are purchasing a Bedford home near a church.


As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Bedford which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for repairs to older church buildings. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Bedford properties is likely to exist. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Church of England properties in the area include All Saints, St Michael & All Angels, St Thomas and St Thomas.


I want to complete on the selling of my leasehold flat within 5 weeks, are Homeward Legal a fast solicitor in Bedford ?


Homeward Legal has a very active plan of attack to conducting necessary legal work to suit a clients time frame.

Our approach to conveyancing is to employ modern case management systems . Critically , we always give you a property lawyer incentivised to exert pressure through the whole of the buyer and seller chain .


I would like to know which Bedford lenders your lawyers work with. Whose panels are you on?


The Homeward Legal group have worked closely with many lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Bedford, including McGirl's, 23 St. Cuthberts St, Bedford, MK40 3JG, Elegant Finance, 11 Hardwick Rd, Bedford, MK42 9LF, and Castle Mortgages, 5 Grove Pl, Bedford, MK40 3JJ.