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Transfer of Equity in Castleford

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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Remortgage Solicitors Castleford

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Conveyancing in Castleford Q & A's

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Updated: 14/10/16

Pertinent local travel and public service details -

Castleford station is about a mile from Castleford. Leeds Bradford Airport is 16 miles from Castleford. Robin Hood Airport is 22 miles and Sheffield City Airport is 23 miles away.

Castleford is of the M62 Junction 32 Westbound.

Castleford & Normanton District is a nearby hospital to Castleford.


Are additional fees applied? We are looking for a discount conveyancing quote in Castleford.


Many homeowners seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many solicitors promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra fees may increase the solicitor's invoice. Additional costs ought to be fair.


Do you need a chancel search? We are buying a flat conversion in Castleford.


Property owners in a neighbourhood near specific local church buildings are expected to pay for repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a Castleford Parochial Church Council enforce liability. Church properties in the local area include All Saints, All Saints, Hightown and St Michael & All Angels.


I am purchasing a period flat in a Castleford conservation area, how do we locate more data on the state of upkeep of the Castleford conservation area?


Conservation areas are specified by the local Wakefield planning authority, who regulate everything from whether trees can be cut down to the prohibition of poorly maintained pavements. English Heritage now maintain a list of the state of repair of conservation areas.


We are planning to buy with Coventry Building Society, what do I need to check?


Recently, a number of lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. This can mean higher legal costs for property purchasers. Homeward Legal, however, will act on behalf of all large UK mortgage lenders so that you will not be required to pay the lender's costs.


What can the searches in Castleford cost?


Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Conveyancing searches are disbursements.


Which issues are important to aim for fast conveyancing?


The key to fast conveyancing is to use a experienced solicitor. There are, however, a range of tasks you can also do. These include:

  • calling or emailing your solicitor, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • answering any queries raised by your solicitor as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements


Is contaminated land in Castleford an issue?


A wide range of contaminants caused by human activities can quickly spoil land in Castleford. Contaminants such as hazardous and regulated installations or limestone or gypsum quarrying should be considered as part of the appropriate search. Ings Lane, Wheldale, WF10 2JT may be one Castleford source of contamination.


How could the conveyancing process in Castleford take weeks to complete?


The conveyancing process in Castleford could be delayed. Homeward Legal work hard to diminish the effect of these delays whenever feasible by driving the transaction forward. Reasons for delay include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.