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Transfer of Equity in Whitby

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 Whitby

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

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Conveyancing in Whitby Q & A's

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Updated: 19/10/16

Whitby's nearest train station is Whitby at 1 mile s. Whitby's nearest airport is Darlington, Durham Tees Valley Airport (33 miles).


Local points of interest in Whitby


Whitby Lighthouse, Whitby Abbey English Heritage and Fylingdales St Stephen Old Church Churches Conservation Trust are in the vicinity of Whitby.

The closest hospital for Whitby is Whitby.


We are looking for a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing. Will we get a quote or and estimate?


Several law firms purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing, but additional fees will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed homeowners ignore these terms at their peril. Applicable disbursements should be included on any quote for conveyancing in WhitbyThe Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


Conveyancing solicitors in Whitby apply for standard property conveyancing searches if instructed by a home purchase client - which particular searches?


When you are obtaining a mortgage lender expects - Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environment Search as well as any specific local searches e.g. a Utilities Search.


When in the conveyancing process is it appropriate to instruct a conveyancing solicitor to handle our purchase?


In simple terms, as soon as possible. The legal work can then start straight away. Early instruction of a solicitor to act on your Whitby sale or purchase can reduce the likelihood of the sale or purchase falling though.


For fast legal work on the purchase of a £357,000 house, how can we speed things up?


Firstly, finding a communicative lawyer is crucial to a faster move. There are a range of things you, as the buyer, can do to accelerate the legal work. These include:

  • organising your finances
  • keeping in regular contact with the lawyer
  • completing all forms as soon as possible


Is the Stamp Duty Land Tax fee a disbursement or fee?


Comparing quotes is often challenging, considering wide variations in formatting and terminology. This charge is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your conveyancing quote.


How many lenders in Whitby do you work with?


The Homeward Legal partnership have worked with many lenders approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Whitby, including I2I Financial Planning Group Ltd, 25 Stratford Way, Huntington, York, YO32 9YW, Thomson Philip G, 29 Marine Pde, Saltburn-By-The-Sea, TS12 1DP, and D G Financial Services, 40 Station Rd, Redcar, TS10 1AG.


Does your firm carry out property auction conveyancing in Whitby?


Our company is very knowledgeable with bidders at auction. Regularly unusually constructed properties are sold in property auctions which require more fact-finding by the conveyancer Homeward Legal therefore advise buyers at auction to instruct a CQS property conveyancing lawyer prior to the auction to allow sufficient time for a detailed review of the sellers pack. Q.

What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Whitby. Will they be checked for thoroughly?


Numerous of contaminants caused by natural and human-influenced issues could irreparably damage property in Whitby, such as proximity to waste sites and a proximate telecommunications base station. An environmental search should offer more information.