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Transfer of Equity in Somersham

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 Somersham Q & A's

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Updated: 16/10/16

Cambridge City Airport is 14 miles from Somersham. The nearest station to Somersham is Huntingdon, almost 9 miles away.

Cromwell Huntingdon is a nearby hospital.


How do I get the best rates for conveyancing for a 293,000 property?


Numerous conveyancers claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement that unknowing home owners have not reviewed Any extra charges found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and clear and come into force only if the solicitor must perform additional tasks for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


How soon should you speak to a conveyancing solicitor to act on our sale?


With few exceptions, the earlier in the process you can instruct a conveyancing solicitor, the better. The legal work can then begin immediately. Early instruction of a firm can limit the risk of your transaction aborting.


Is a TT fee a fee or disbursement?


Unscrupulous firms pass off additional costs as disbursements. It may not be clear whether a cost is a disbursement or not, and if it should be included. This cost,e.g., is a fee not a disbursement, and will in most cases be included in a quote for your conveyancing.


What amount of time can I plan for conveyancing take, in your opinion?

In general, the amount of time needed to transact a home can vary, with reference to several factors such as whether either party has a mortgage. With our Somersham property specialists, every sale receives fast and efficient service.


Our estate agent has referred the solicitor . Should I use them?


Many agents in Houghton Regis will have referral deals with solicitors whereby they refer work to them. Such referrals should be compared against alternatives, such as local solicitors, or firms found online, as some agents choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the law firm with the best reputation.


Is able to act quickly on the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Somersham?


Our firm commonly handle the legal work for auction buyers and sellers. Homeward Legal usually advocate bidders to decide on a conveyancing firm prior to the auction for a full investigation of the auction legal pack,

Subsequently, immediately after the auction, a conveyancing solicitor will be able to concentrate on carry out the purchase legal work inside a month as usually required by the standard auction conditions.


Barclays Bank is going to be our lender, what do I need to check?


Recently, a number of lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. For house purchasers, this can result in significantly higher legal costs. Homeward Legal, though, can act for the majority of mortgage lenders so that you will not be required to pay your lender's conveyancing fees.


If I plan to buy near Somersham, in the parish of Duxford St Peter, do we need a chancel search?


Your property solicitor should confirm that a chancel search is ordered. In Somersham's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on new owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have not done so in the past. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.