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Transfer of Equity in Biddulph

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: 16/10/16

Moving to in the area? Helpful Biddulph travel and services details:

Congleton train station is around 3 miles from Biddulph. Biddulph's nearest airport is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport (17 miles). Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 18 miles away.

Congleton War Memorial is the closest hospital.


Are additional fees applied? I am looking for discount conveyancing.


The confusion over this matter catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should also be clearly stated on a conveyancing quote. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Do I need a house surveyor to investigate our home purchase?


It is strongly advised that purchasers in Biddulph arrange a RICS surveyor. A range concerns can affect a property. These can include flat roof leaks. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


To complete on our property purchase ASAP, how can we guarantee a fast conveyancing process?


Most importantly, instructing a proactive solicitor is essential to fast Biddulph conveyancing. When finding a solicitor, consider these points: Was there a delay delivering a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Do they offer 'no move, no fee' protection? This can incentivise a faster transaction.


What length of time does it take my solicitor to handle the legal work for a flat in a property we hope to buy in Biddulph?


The process can take anywhere from around a month and three months depending on a number of things, like the speed of the vendor's property lawyer, or absent parties.

Our highly solicitors are extremely proactive exchanging as quickly as realistically possible.


I am purchasing with Bank of Ireland Mortgages - what do I need to check?


Your mortgage lender will require legal work to be performed on their behalf. Buyers in Biddulph should know that some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean increased conveyancing costs for property buyers. Homeward Legal, however, will act on behalf of the vast majority of lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.


Will we need to get a chancel search if we are buying by priory grounds in Biddulph?


In Biddulph, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to fund repairs to specific local church buildings. Several sources are used to determine liability in Biddulph, including county histories. Biddulph church properties include Christ Church Moor and St Lawrence.


Are there any areas of conservation in Biddulph?


Conservation areas define areas of historical merit. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits will include protection against unsympathetic development. Your conveyancing solicitor will be able to provide more details.


What does the Biddulph conveyancing lawyer recommend if the flat I hope to purchase is inside a Staffordshire Moorlands local authority conservation area that possibly has unsightly windows added?


Staffordshire Moorlands planning authority LLC1 searches conducted by the solicitor as part of the conveyancing will check whether the property is inside a conservation area proof of council approval for additions to the property will be supplied.