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Transfer of Equity in Westhoughton

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors Westhoughton

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Westhoughton clients every week.

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Conveyancing in Westhoughton Q & A's

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Updated: 17/04/14

Westhoughton's closest airport is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 20 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 17 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 17 miles and Eccles Airport is 8 miles away and the closest station to Westhoughton is Westhoughton, approximately a mile away.

Motorists are well served with Westhoughton being well placed with very good motorway access very close at about 1.5m of Junction 5 Northbound of the M61.

Lostock, The Beaumont hospital is relatively close to Westhoughton.

Q.

I need a cheap solicitor to buy a new build home. because we are on a limited budget.

A.

Many firms purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms which property buyers and sellers may have not read carefully Any additional charges listed in your solicitor's terms needs to be reasonable. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should also be clearly stated on your conveyancing quote. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Having read about the flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England I am concerned that conveyancing and environmental searches won't be sufficient?

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Flood searches carried out by a Westhoughton conveyancer will also include the far more detailed search (Landmark) if it is felt necessary.

If you are still concerned it may be worth trying to speak to a next door neighbour.

Q.

I am buying a £334000. How is SDLT assessed?

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SDLT will depend on the value of the house or flat. Stamp duty will be £10020 on a £334000 home.

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Do you have good solicitors that advise on the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Westhoughton?

Yes - Homeward Legal is very capable working with sellers at auction. Conventionally hard to value properties are listed at auction which need greater due diligence. We therefore strongly recommend buyers to instruct a good lawyer before the property auction to allow adequate time for an investigation of the auction pack.

Subsequently, immediately after the actual auction a conveyancing lawyer will need to be geared up to finish the legal work inside 28 days after exchange as required by the terms of sale.

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I am planning on buying a sixties flat within a conservation area, where can I lay my hands on information on the state of upkeep?

A.

Following a campaign, English Heritage have put together information about the state of repair of conservation areas along with the exposure to deterioration or improvement. Conservation areas in Westhoughton are specified by Bolton who are responsible for things like public spaces to the inhibition of traffic signs.

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Are there many areas of conservation in Westhoughton?

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Locales deemed to be of architectural or historic interest, such as model housing estates, will be designated as conservation areas. A lawyer will discuss the relevant responsibilities for affected areas in Westhoughton.

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We would prefer to complete on the legal work on a leasehold apartment asap, are you fast home moving solicitors in Westhoughton ?

A.

Honestly, some house buying legal firms are just inactive which adds huge uncertainty the process of buying or selling a house.

We only allocate you to lawyers which will communicate through every part of the property chain .

Also our carefully chosen panel of property lawyers are actually chosen because they use advanced practice management and technology systems systems to push through your house move in the shortest time.

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In what ways does the Westhoughton conveyancing solicitor advise us on the risk and history of possible flooding in the Westhoughton region?

A.

An essential part of the legal procedure involved in buying a home involves your conveyancing solicitor carrying out environmental searches that provide detail with regard to risk of flooding in Westhoughton. Also as an additional measure the lawyer in Westhoughton may suggest a more detailed (e.g. Homcheck) detailed local flood risk search.