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Transfer of Equity in Stoke on Trent

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 Stoke on Trent Q & A's

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Updated: 25/10/16

As reported in the 2011 census Stoke on Trent has a residential population 644,068 spread over an area of 149,009 hectares giving a population density of 4.3 people per hectare.

Commuters are well catered for with Stoke on Trent situated with good major road access approximately 3m of Junction 6 Southbound of the M6.

The nearest airport to Stoke on Trent is Birmingham Airport (5 miles). Coventry Airport is 17 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 19 miles away and Stoke on Trent's nearest station is Stechford.

Heartlands , Birmingham is the most convenient hospital.


I need discount conveyancing. What should I check?


Many firms offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs may be added into the terms of engagement. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Which of the mortgage lender panels in Stoke on Trent are your solicitors on?


The Homeward Legal group have solicitors who have experience working with the majority of lenders serving purchasers in Stoke on Trent. Stoke on Trent lenders and mortgage specialists include Century 21, 13 Hartshill Rd, Stoke-On-Trent, ST4 7QT, Direct Mortgages Ltd, 209 Grindley La, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-On-Trent, ST11 9JS, and Bridgeways, Station Rd, Scholar Green, Stoke-On-Trent, ST7 3JZ.


Is top soil remediation of contaminated land available in Stoke on Trent?


Some degree of remediation is often feasible, though expensive, and a local service provider including Adams Valley Turf, 27 Uttoxeter Rd, Tean, Stoke-On-Trent, ST10 4LG may be able to provide further information.


Lawyers in Stoke on Trent carry out a variety of searches when acting for a purchaser but what particular ones?


If purchasing and applying for a mortgage the lender mandates at least a specified set of searches, including the following for properties in Stoke on Trent: Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water

Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and occasionally area-specific searches, like a Commons Registration Search.


What is the council tax on a Sixties end of terrace Band C home in Stoke on Trent?


You will be give information your house's council tax band as part of the conveyancer's title report.

Council tax charges for Stoke on Trent are tabled online at the Stoke-on-Trent council site. At the time of writing (28 December 2012) the rates are:

  • Band A - £952.00
  • Band B - £1,111.00
  • Band C - £1,270.00
  • Band D - £1,429.00
  • Band E - £1,746.00
  • Band F - £2,064.00
  • Band G - £2,381.00
  • Band H - £2,857.00


Why does sale conveyancing need such a long time?


Conveyancing in Stoke on Trent may be delayed, Homeward Legal, however, understand how frustrating these are and endeavour to minimise the impact of these delays wherever it is feasible. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as waiting for responses from third parties.


How can I find if any of the Stoke on Trent conservation areas are in neglected condition?


An up-to-date directory of the state of repair Stoke on Trents conservation areas is recorded by English Heritage and this information is currently viewable at their site- Trent and Mersey Canal with Stoke is designated as on is designated as Trent is designated as very bad with medium vulnerability and condition improving, Newcastle Street with Middleport is designated as poor with high vulnerability and no significant change, Caldon Canal with Stoke is designated as on is designated as Trent is designated as very bad with medium vulnerability and condition improving. Call 01782 236680 for more information.


Conveyancing searches are determined from archived data and given recent flooding for instance the major flooding in 2012 in the Midlands are they the ideal way to verify sufficient information about the Stoke on Trent flood risk area?


Environmental searches carried out by a Stoke on Trent conveyancing solicitor will also include a far more thorough Landmark flood search if the risk warrants it.

If you remain still concerned make enquiries with a neighbour or local resident.