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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: 20/10/16

Louth attractions and landmarks

Little Cawthorpe St Helen Churches Conservation Trust and North Cockerington St Mary Churches Conservation Trust are in Louth.

The closest station to Louth is Cleethorpes, approximately 14 miles away. Louth's closest airport is Kirmington, Humberside International Airport.

The most convenient hospital to Louth is County Louth.


I am looking for affordable conveyancing. What do I need to check for?


Many law firms promote cheap conveyancing, but additional fees may be added into the terms of engagement. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Additional charges listed in the solicitor's terms should be fair and clearly defined. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What are Louth's conveyancing searches?


Searches are common bundle of enquiries ordered by the conveyancing lawyer. Searches refer to issues and defects relating to the property's legal title.


Where do I find out whether the conservation area is being neglected?


Local conservation areas are set up by the local authority (East Lindsey) who preserve the state of the area including things like poorly maintained public spaces, the colours of paint used and the historic layout of roads. English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created records about the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in England as well as the trend of the area.


Does 'fixtures and fittings' include things like the oven?

In the main, there is not a strict definition of fixtures and fittings. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction. This can make the completion of a fixtures and fitting form necessary.


Should I choose a law firm that generally works with by my agent?


If you choose a solicitor referred through this route, you may have the benefit of the agent's willingness to induce a slow solicitor to work faster. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, some agents choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.


Does a Louth property solicitor conduct any searches on the Lincolnshire Victorian detached cottage I am buying?


If you are getting a mortgage the mortgage lender expects at least specific searches, including the following for properties in Louth: Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environment Search, and perhaps specific searches, like a Official Search of Whole with Priority (OS1).


What length of time does the conveyancing process generally need?


The length of time needed to sell or purchase property does vary. This is dependent on a number of legal considerations, for example, if it is a leasehold property being transferred. Our conveyancing solicitors work hard to ensure your move is undertaken as quickly as possible.


How much is the council tax on a Forties terraced property in Louth?


Customarily a conveyancing report on title should give the East Lindsey council tax band. The latest council tax charges for properties in Louth are set out online at the East Lindsey local authority site. On, 10 October 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £931.00
  • Band B - £1,086.00
  • Band C - £1,241.00
  • Band D - £1,396.00
  • Band E - £1,706.00
  • Band F - £2,017.00
  • Band G - £2,327.00
  • Band H - £2,792.00