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Transfer of Equity in Whickham

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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Remortgage Solicitors Whickham

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

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Conveyancing in Whickham Q & A's

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Updated: 21/10/16

Whickham's nearest train station is MetroCentre at 1 mile s. Whickham's closest airport is Newcastle Airport.


Whickham area information


Newcastle Tyne & Wear Windmill, Gateshead Shipley Art Gallery Art Gallery and Newcastle Upon Tyne Laing Art Gallery Art Gallery are in Whickham.

The closest hospital is Dunston Hill Gateshead.


We need an affordable Whickham conveyancing quote. Can you assist?


Confusion over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional costs are often hiding in the terms that unknowing buyers have not reviewed Any additional charges should be fair and be applicable if the conveyancer is required to complete extra work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A quote for conveyancing in Whickham must also state applicable disbursements.We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


Which of the Whickham mortgage lender panels are you on?


Most lenders in Whickham are on our panels. Whickham lenders and mortgage specialists include Redwood Home Finance Ltd, Fenham Hall Studios/Fenham Hall Dr, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 9YH, Mortgage Advisory Service, Ouseburn Building/Albion Row, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 1LL, and Mortgage Advisory Service, Ouseburn Building/Albion Row, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 1LL. Your conveyancing solicitors will be able to advise further.


Does my assigned property lawyer in Whickham tell me about the amount to be paid of council tax on a Band B apartment prior to completing on the purchase?


A property lawyer will write to the governing Gateshead local authority to reveal the relevant council tax band and rates, which will be written in the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax rates for residents of Whickham are set out at the Gateshead council site. Currently on 02 February 2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,067.00
  • Band B - £1,245.00
  • Band C - £1,422.00
  • Band D - £1,600.00
  • Band E - £1,956.00
  • Band F - £2,311.00
  • Band G - £2,667.00
  • Band H - £3,200.00


I am aiming to purchase a 1960's property. Do we need searches?


Conveyancing searches are questions ordered by your property solicitor, such as a limestone search. Conveyancing searches will only cover the legal aspects of the purchase.


Which body is responsible for overseeing the standard of repair of the conservation areas in Whickham and Whickham?


Conservation areas in Whickham are created by Gateshead who police conservation area concerns from including things like poorly maintained public spaces, addition of PVC windows and what can be demolished.

Following a campaign, English Heritage keep a detailed list about the state of repair of conservation areas in Whickham and across England as well as the risk of deterioration.


My partner and I need a quick sale, does your solicitor panel use fast Whickham conveyancing solicitors ?


To be perfectly candid many conveyancers are simply slow which adds even more stress to moving home.

Our solicitors endeavour to communicate up and down the property chain (sequence of buyers and sellers) and employ leading edge online technology to complete on your sale fast.


I am buying in Whickham. Can I confirm that the residence is in a designated conservation area?


Conservation areas pinpoint areas of historical merit. You may wish to contact the local authority for more information, but your conveyancing lawyer will investigate this in detail during the property transaction.


Do Homeward Legal a lot of experience at the conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Whickham?


Our company regularly work for sellers at auction. Lawyers tend to recommend buyers at auction to select a good lawyer well before the property auction to allow enough time for a full review.

Thereafter, following the property auction a lawyer is ready for get through the legal side of things within the 28 day time frame, a normal requirement of terms of sale.