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Transfer of Equity in Doncaster

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 Doncaster Q & A's

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Updated: 13/10/16

Useful local travel and services facts and figures -

In reference to the 2011 census, Doncaster's residential population is 755,713 people spread over an area of 684,184 acres giving a residential population density 1.1 people per acre.

Doncaster is close at less than three miles of the A1M Junction 36 Northbound.

Doncaster station is approximately 1 mile from Doncaster. The closest airport to Doncaster is Robin Hood Airport (5 miles). Gamston Airport is 19 miles and Sheffield City Airport is 14 miles away.

The closest hospital is Doncaster, Park Hill.


How do I get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors?


Several conveyancers claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra costs are often hiding in small print. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. A quote for conveyancing in Doncaster should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Extra costs listed in the solicitor's terms ought to be reasonable and only be applied if your lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


Are there any disadvantaged areas in Doncaster?


There are almost 2,000 disadvantaged areas throughout the country. Disadvantaged areas in Doncaster currently include Adwick, Balby, Wheatley, Mexborough, Central, Rossington, Thorne, Askern, Bentley Central, Conisbrough, Intake, Stainforth and Town Field. Update: As of the 2013/14 tax year, stamp duty relief for disadvantaged areas is no longer available.


How will the lawyer in Doncaster advise me on the risk of floods in Doncaster?


A crucial component in the legal due diligence process of buying a property involves the lawyer conducting environmental searches that set out details of any likely risk of flooding in Doncaster.


How much is the council tax on a Fifties end of terrace home in Doncaster?


Conventionally a conveyancing report on title should give the appropriate Doncaster council tax band.

The latest council tax rates for Doncaster are detailed on the Doncaster council site. As at, 09/06/2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £883.00
  • Band B - £1,030.00
  • Band C - £1,177.00
  • Band D - £1,325.00
  • Band E - £1,619.00
  • Band F - £1,913.00
  • Band G - £2,208.00
  • Band H - £2,649.00


For what reason does sale conveyancing work seem to be so slow?


Conveyancing could be subject to numerous interruptions or delays. We strive to minimise the consequences of these delays where viable.


Is a Homebuyer Report necessary if we are purchasing property?


It is suggested that most Doncaster buyers instruct a surveyor to perform a survey. Buyers should be aware that there are a range of issues that can negatively affect a property, which will not be addressed during a property valuation. These can include wet rot.


Of large Doncaster lenders, who is on your panel?


Most lenders in Doncaster are on our solicitors' panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Cash Shop, 19 French Gate, Doncaster, DN1 1PZ, Mortgage Choices Ltd, 24 Hall Gate, Doncaster, DN1 3NG, and Q S Mortgage Brokers Ltd, 262 Bentley Rd, Doncaster, DN5 9QP.


Is contaminated land a concern for many houses in Doncaster?


A broad range of contaminants can harm the resale value of land in Doncaster, such as local waste transfer sites. An environmental search should offer more information. Navigation S W, Off Long Sandall Lock, South Yorkshire, DN2 4RE may be one source of local contamination.