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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 St Leonards On Sea Q & A's

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Updated: 22/10/16

The nearest airport to St Leonards On Sea is Lydd Airport (18 miles). The closest station to St Leonards On Sea is West St Leonards.

Conquest, St Leonards is the closest hospital.


We are looking for a law firm that offers cheap conveyancing in St Leonards On Sea. Can you assist?


Many solicitors claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing. Often extra fees are often hiding in the small print that homeowners often do not check. The conveyancing quote should also clearly state applicable disbursements. Additional fees needs to be clearly defined and be applied only where the conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work on your behalf, 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.


We are buying on a ex-industrial use land. What should we do regarding mercury topsoil contamination?


St Leonards On Sea's local area has a history of contamination from industry and natural causes, like much of the UK. Also considering issues such as disinfection by-products and groundwater contaminants like oil, contaminants affecting St Leonards On Sea property will be factored into an environmental search.


Is set up to act quickly on the conveyancing for auction properties in St Leonards On Sea?


All of our property conveyancers regularly act for bidders at auction. Homeward Legal usually advocate bidders to formally instruct an experienced conveyancing firm well before the date of the auction to allow adequate time for a title report.

Immediately following the property auction date, a solicitor will be geared up to conclude the legal process within 28 days as typically required by the standard auction conditions.


Which environmental factors can contaminate land in St Leonards On Sea. Will they be comprehensively investigated?


A wide range of contaminants could impact residential property in St Leonards On Sea, like masts or pylons and proximity to landfill sites. An environmental search should offer more information. Contamination in St Leonards On Sea can be caused by local waste sites, such as Pebsham Landfill Site, Bexhill Road, East Sussex, TN38 8AY.


Which local authority looks after St Leonards On Sea?


St Leonards On Sea is located in Rother District Council, Town Hall, Bexhill- on- Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3JX, phone: 01424 787 878


If we plan to buy in the parish of Guestling, are we advised to get a chancel search?


A conveyancer could recommend a chancel search. Through some Parochial Church Councils have chosen to charge chancel repairs on owners of land subject to chancel liability, there is no way to be certain that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before, that this will not automatically be the case for future owners, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.


Is a house survey a good idea if we are purchasing any property in St Leonards On Sea?


We suggest that most St Leonards On Sea buyers order an inspection. It is a fact that there are a wide range of defects which have a negative impact on a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation, such as dry rot and cracks in walls.


How is stamp duty tax determined?


The rate of stamp duty due depends on the property's price. On a £609000 property, stamp duty will be £24360.