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Transfer of Equity in Potton

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

Potton travel information:

Potton's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport. Luton Airport is 19 miles and away. The nearest train station to Potton is Sandy, approximately 3 miles away.

Biggleswade is the neighbouring hospital to Potton.


We need a company that offers cheap conveyancing in Potton. What should we check?


Several firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra costs will be included in the terms. A quote should, in addition, define any disbursements.Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


Will the report on title compiled by the Potton lawyer outline rates of council tax for a Band E house prior to exchanging contracts?


A property solicitor will contact the Central Bedfordshire local council to ascertain the most up to date council tax band and rates, which will be set out in the report on title. Council tax charges for Potton are detailed online at the Central Bedfordshire local authority website. At the time of authoring on 10 August 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,098.00
  • Band B - £1,281.00
  • Band C - £1,464.00
  • Band D - £1,647.00
  • Band E - £2,012.00
  • Band F - £2,378.00
  • Band G - £2,744.00
  • Band H - £3,293.00


Can you advise how we defer paying stamp duty?


We firmly advise against any stamp duty mitigation scheme, as such schemes are highly expensive and can be very unlikely to succeed.


Do your house conveyancing solicitors look after property auction conveyancing in Potton?


All of our property conveyancers frequently do the legal work for sellers at auction. Solicitors consistently encourage buyers at auction to decide on a lawyer in advance of the property auction to allow time for a thorough investigation of the sellers pack.

Thereafter, following the auction a conveyancing lawyer should be ready for carry out the conveyancing process inside 4 weeks as usually required by the auction conditions.


Which local authority looks after Potton?


Potton is located in Central Bedfordshire Council, Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Bedfordshire, SG17 5TQ, Call: 0300 300 8000


Which Potton mortgage lenders do you work with?


Homeward Legal have solicitors experienced closely with many lenders registered with the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Potton, like Lifestyle Financial Management, 2 Turnpike Ct, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, MK17 8UA, Easy Mortgages, Hyde House/Station Rd, Flitwick, Bedford, MK45 1LA, and D & D Consultants Ltd, Orchard Cottage/River La, Milton Ernest, Bedford, MK44 1SB.


Do it yourself conveyancing without the help of a conveyancing solicitor in Potton appears to be becoming possible when selling a flat , but would it be practical ?


There are absolutely no arguments why a home buyer cannot take care of the your own conveyancing without a trained Potton solicitor.

The truth is however that a Potton lawyer juggles a large array of roles from including interpreting protocol forms and apportioning service charges most of which really need a qualified solicitor.


What factors are key to aim for a fast exchange and completion?


It is a truism that fast conveyancing is essential to instruct a proactive property lawyer. When identifying an appropriate a property lawyer, consider these questions: 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 soon will they order searches?