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Transfer of Equity in Monmouthshire

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 Monmouthshire Q & A's

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Updated: 19/10/16

Local and health service information

Monmouthshire's closest airport is Bristol Airport. and the nearest train station to Monmouthshire is Abergavenny, about 6 miles away.


Monmouthshire area information


Raglan Castle Cadw and Hen Gwrt Moated Site Cadw are close at hand to Monmouthshire.

The closest hospital for Monmouthshire is Llanarth Court Psychiatric Raglan.


Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? We are looking for a low cost conveyancing estimate in Monmouthshire.


This catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, however extra charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


When buying a period investment flat in the boundary of conservation area in Monmouthshire. How do we find more data about the state of upkeep?


Local conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Monmouthshire) who maintain everything from building materials to the thwarting of advertising hoardings. English Heritage administer details about the condition of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability.


I am intending to purchase a property in the parish of Basaleg. Is a chancel search needed?


A lawyer may suggest a chancel search, regardless of the parish in which the home being purchased is found. In older areas of Monmouthshire, chancel repair may be imposed on the owners of a home where church councils have previously chosen not to do so, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


For a fast completion on the purchase of a £549,000 residence, what can we do to speed up the transaction?

Finding a communicative conveyancer is crucial to fast conveyancing. When finding a suitable a conveyancer, : Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis? Was there a delay delivering a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed.


How much time will conveyancing to purchase property usually take in Monmouthshire?


The length of time needed to transact a property is not wholly predictable. This is influenced by potentially many legal considerations such as whether there is a mortgage. The national average is 8 to 12 weeks, whereas our solicitors drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.


When you are buying a property on the same street as church land in Monmouthshire, is it recommended to get a chancel search?


Property owners neighbouring nearby church property may be required to pay for repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate.


Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to complete within 28 days of exchange on the conveyancing of property auction properties in Monmouthshire?


Our team are auction specialists and regularly take instructions from auction buyers and sellers. Homeward Legals panel of property solicitors have worked for numerous bidders at local Monmouthshire property auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Clever bidders tend to formally instruct a SRA regulated property lawyer as early as possible to allow time for a detailed report of the sellers documents in advance of the auction. Immediately following the property auction, your lawyer has to be prepared for quickly complete the purchase in less than 28 days as conventionally required by the auction conditions.


How is stamp duty measured in Monmouthshire and what will we need to pay on a £614000 residential property?


Stamp Duty Land Tax will depend on the property's price. Stamp duty will be £24560 on a £614000 house in Monmouthshire.*

*(Source -, December 2012)