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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: 18/10/16

Regional transport and health service information

Appledore station is almost 6 miles from New Romney. New Romney's closest airport is Lydd Airport (2 miles).

Hythe, St Saviour's is a nearby hospital for New Romney.


How do I find the best conveyancing rates in New Romney for a £724k residence?


Many online and high street law firms advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional fees will be included in the terms of engagement. Any charges which are listed in your solicitor's terms should be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Which local authority is responsible for New Romney?


New Romney is located in Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY, Tel: 01303 853 000


What makes the purchase conveyancing process appear to be so drawn out?


The conveyancing process in New Romney may take more time than initially expected, Homeward Legal, however, aim to minimise their consequences by driving the transaction forward.


Are there companies who remediate contaminated soil in New Romney?


Remediation of contaminated land in New Romney can often be possible. Speak to a local provider such as Grasslands Ltd, Grasslands Turf Farm/Ashford Rd, New Romney, TN28 8TH for more information.


We are intending to buy a converted building in a conservation area, where does one find data relating to the present standard of upkeep of the conservation area?


Conservation areas in New Romney are designated by Shepway who preserve everything from building materials to the prohibition of derelict buildings. Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created a detailed list about the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability of the area.


How much would conveyancing searches cost?


With Homeward Legal, a client is required to pay at a maximum £249 for conveyancing searches. Searches are will be charged at cost.


Which environmental factors can contaminate land in New Romney, and should they be a problem?


Property may have been contaminated by a range of human activities. Issues like waste treatment sites in the area or masts or pylons will be reported on in environmental search results.


Does my New Romney conveyancing solicitor in form me about the cost of council tax on a Band B cottage before completion?


The lawyer will contact the appropriate Shepway local authority to enquire about the currently applicable council tax rates, which will subsequently be detailed in the report on title. The latest council tax rates for properties in New Romney are detailed on the Shepway council site. Currently on 22 February 2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,025.00
  • Band B - £1,196.00
  • Band C - £1,367.00
  • Band D - £1,538.00
  • Band E - £1,879.00
  • Band F - £2,221.00
  • Band G - £2,563.00
  • Band H - £3,075.00