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Transfer of Equity in Folkestone

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 Folkestone

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Folkestone clients every week.

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Updated: 18/10/16

Folkestone points of interest

Kent Battle Of Britain Museum Aviation Museum and Capel-le-Ferne St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust are close at hand to Folkestone.

Folkestone's nearest station is Folkestone Central and Lydd Airport is 13 miles from Folkestone. Manston Airport is 21 mile and away.

Folkestone is very close at 1m of the M20 junction entry 13 Eastbound.

The nearest hospital is Royal Victoria Folkestone.


How do we find affordable conveyancing?


Both high-street and online firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing, however extra charges may be added into the solicitor's terms of engagement. A quote should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


Are your recommend solicitors geared up for move fast on auction conveyancing in Folkestone?


In fact we are auction specialists and frequently act for auction buyers and sellers. It is a shrewd move to choose a suitable solicitors practice as soon as they can for a detailed investigation of the property's legal title well before the day of bidding. Subsequently, following the actual auction your instructed lawyer will be geared up to rapidly finishing the transaction inside 4 weeks as required .


Is there anything I can do to circumvent paying stamp duty to HM Revenue?


Stamp Duty Land Tax is usually due on houses over £125,000. Stamp duty reduction scheme should be treated with extreme caution, as such schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later.


What average time will it take our assigned property solicitor to conduct all of the legal process on an apartment in a recently developed home we hope to buy?


The conveyancing process can take anywhere between one month and 3 months, which can be hampered by various issues for example the efficiency of the vendor's conveyancer, or the speed of your lender.


What property conveyancing searches does the conveyancing solicitor in Folkestone get when acting on a Folkestone flat?


Normal legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search, Environment Search and Coal Mining (Con29M) and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches e.g. a Chancel Check.


Will my conveyancing for my purchase in Folkestone introduce any extra fees?


No. Homeward Legal do not charge any extra, hidden fees whatsoever. Know that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes. The bill you receive on completion can be much greater.


For a residential property valued at £728000. How is stamp duty calculated?


Stamp Duty is based on the valuation. On a £728000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £29120.*

*Source:, July 2012


What type of local authority searches regarding the risk of floods in the Kent region will the solicitor in Folkestone be able to apply for?


An essential step in the conveyancing protocol involves a conveyancing solicitor conducting property conveyancing searches that provide some details about the potential Folkestone area flood risk.