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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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Conveyancing in Mirfield Q & A's

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Updated: 18/10/16

Mirfield services and health service information and addresses ;

Mirfield is under 3 miles of junction entry 25 Eastbound of the M62.

Mirfield's closest airport is Leeds Bradford Airport. Sheffield City Airport is 24 miles away and the closest train station to Mirfield is Mirfield, around 1 mile away.

Dewsbury & District is the closest hospital.


How do we identify a genuinely cheap fee? I am trying to find fixed rate conveyancing.


This issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra charges can inflate your final bill. Extra fees ought to be reasonable and clear. They only apply in cases where the solicitor is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


If I am intending to buy in the parish of Sedbergh, should we order a chancel search?


A solicitor instructed to handle the transaction may suggest that a chancel search is taken out, whichever parish where the house being bought is located. In Mirfield's much older areas, chancel repair dues can be collected on current owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils may have spared previous owners or tenants, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


What will my conveyancing searches in Mirfield be?


Searches range in cost, depending on the searches required. Infrequently ordered additional searches may include a gypsum search.


Lloyds TSB is going to be our mortgage lender - what do we need to consider?


Buyers in Mirfield should know that some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel', which

may result in greater conveyancing costs for property purchasers. We, fortunately, are able to act for most lenders.


Do it yourself conveyancing without using a Mirfield property solicitor appears to be becoming possible when buying and selling a maisonette. However, would it be wise ?


It is certainly possible to do the legal work on your own. In reality however, a conveyancer takes care of a long list of roles from ranging from applying for and interpreting office copies and collating and preparing contract and package many of which require training. Nevertheless firms and their solicitors are bound to carry indemnity cover to shield you from any losses you encounter.


How do you work out stamp duty, and how much should it be on a £71000 Mirfield residential property?


The Stamp Duty rate owed will rely on the value of the home. It is £0 on a £71000 house in Mirfield.*

*This information correct as of February 2013


How much is the council tax on a residential converted Band H home in Mirfield?


Usually the report on title will include the Kirklees council tax band.

Council tax rates for residents of Mirfield are set out online at the Kirklees council site. At the time of authoring on 15 July 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £937.00
  • Band B - £1,093.00
  • Band C - £1,249.00
  • Band D - £1,405.00
  • Band E - £1,717.00
  • Band F - £2,030.00
  • Band G - £2,342.00
  • Band H - £2,810.00


Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to move quickly on the legal conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Mirfield?


Yes - We are property auction specialists and regularly take instructions from auction buyers and sellers. It SI highly advisable bidders to pick a property lawyer as quickly as possible for a full report. in advance of the day of the auction. Immediately following the auction day, your lawyer will be able to concentrate on get through the conveyancing in under a month as typically required by the standard auction conditions.