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Transfer of Equity in Torpoint

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: 21/10/16

Local points of interest in Torpoint

Antony National Trust Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park Country Park and Picklecombe Fort Historic Building are situated in Torpoint.

Torpoint's nearest station is Dockyard at 1 mile s. The closest airport to Torpoint is Plymouth City Airport (5 miles).

The most convenient hospital for Torpoint is Scott Plymouth.


How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? We are looking for an affordable Torpoint conveyancing quote.


Numerous solicitors promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. The disbursements to be paid should be included on a conveyancing quote. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.


Do I need to employ the conveyancing solicitor suggested by the agent?


Your agent will often refer a law firm to handle your conveyancing. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, an agent may decide to recommend whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best solicitor for your needs.


We have a house to purchase. How do we guarantee a fast conveyancing transaction?


As is often argued, contacting a proactive, diligent solicitor is crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction. Additionally, there are a range of tasks you can also do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • answering any queries raised by the solicitor as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements
  • keeping in regular contact with the solicitor


Which particular searches does my Torpoint solicitor get when instructed on a Torpoint property?


The routine conveyancing procedure is to get Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search, Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Search and perhaps special local Torpoint searches, which might include Commons Registration Search.


I am aiming to purchase in Torpoint. Should we have conveyancing searches done?


Conveyancing searches are common collection of queries carried out on your behalf, which may include an environmental search, and only deal with legal considerations.


Would acquiring a property survey be a good idea when buying a property?


We firmly suggest that property purchasers arrange an inspection if you are planning to buy in Torpoint. There are a range of issues that affect a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover, including wet rot or roof spread.


For a residential property valued at £494k. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates calculated?


Stamp Duty depends on the home's price. It is £14820 on a £494k house or flat in Torpoint.


If we are intending to purchase in the parish of North Petherwin, will we need a chancel search?


Whether you are buying a home in Torpoint or elsewhere in the county, the conveyancing lawyer could advise that a chancel search is ordered. In Torpoint's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on current owners of a home where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have not done so in the past, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.