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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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Updated: 22/10/16

Duston points of interest

Upton St Michael Churches Conservation Trust and Northampton St Peter Churches Conservation Trust are around Duston.

Duston is around 2 miles off the M1 junction entry 15 Northbound.

Duston's closest airport is Turweston Aerodrome Airport (16 miles). Coventry Airport is 24 miles and away. The nearest train station to Duston is Northampton.

The most convenient hospital is Princess Marina Duston.


How do we find a cheap solicitor for selling a leasehold house?


Many online and high street conveyancers offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However additional charges may be added into the small print. Extra charges listed in the terms needs to be reasonable and clear. Any disbursements ought to be listed on the quote. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


The web is awash a multitude of books giving details on doing your own legal work such as Buying, Selling and Letting Property by David Hampshire . Do I really want to use a conveyancing solicitor in Duston ?


There are no arguments why a buyer cannot conduct the greater majority of the legal work without the help of a trained property solicitor in Duston.

The truth is however that a lawyer in Duston is familiar with a large array of jobs such as chasing any outstanding docs or interpreting planning contraventions which are better done by someone with the relevant training.


How is contaminated land in Duston checked when buying a property?


A broad range of contaminants caused by natural causes may impact land in Duston. Contaminants like waste disposal sites or petroleum and fuel sites will be considered as part of the environmental searches. Harlestone Heath Quarry, Northants, NN5 6NU may be one Duston source of contamination.


We need to complete this freehold house purchase as soon as possible, can we organise fast conveyancing?


Finding a communicative lawyer is essential to faster conveyancing. Additionally, there are numerous tasks you as the purchaser could do to accelerate the process. These include:

  • answering any queries raised by the lawyer as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements
  • requesting regular updates from your lawyer and keep the pressure on


How long on average should it take our assigned solicitor to exchange all of the legal process for an apartment in a fifties property we are buying in Duston?


The legal process can take anywhere from around a month and three months, contingent on a number of factors such as the speed of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or the speed of the lender.


Which local authority looks after Duston?


Duston is located in Northampton Borough Council, The Guildhall, St Giles Square, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1DE, phone: 01604 837 837


How much is the council tax on a period converted Band E home in Duston?


You should be informed about your homes council tax band in the title report.

The latest council tax rates for properties in Duston are published on the Northampton local authority website. At the time of authoring, 19 September 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £964.00
  • Band B - £1,124.00
  • Band C - £1,285.00
  • Band D - £1,445.00
  • Band E - £1,767.00
  • Band F - £2,088.00
  • Band G - £2,409.00
  • Band H - £2,891.00


Do your solicitors advise on the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Duston?


Yes - Our property lawyers do frequently do the legal work for sellers at auction. Homeward Legal strongly suggest buyers at auction to formally instruct the lawyer well before the property auction date to allow adequate time for a review. Immediately following the day of the auction your conveyancing lawyer is completely focused on completing the legal work within as short a time frame as usually required .