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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 Alton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 05/12/16

Thinking of re-locating to the area? Helpful local public transport and public service facts and figures -

Alton's nearest train station is Alton at 1 mile and the closest airport to Alton is Farnborough (TAG London) Airport (12 miles). Southampton Airport is 22 miles and Blackbushe Airport is 14 miles away.

Alton Community is the nearest hospital for Alton.

Q.

I need a low cost conveyancing quote in Alton. What do I need to check for?

A.

Confusion over this matter catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra costs will be included in the terms. Busy, stressed homeowners ignore these terms at their peril. Additional costs which are listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable and only apply to matters if your conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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What average time does it take my designated conveyancing solicitor to conclude the conveyancing formalities on the top floor of period property we are intending to buy?

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The conveyancing process can take anywhere from 1 month to three months, which can be hampered by any number of things, like the efficiency of the vendors lawyer, or whether the property is leasehold, Freehold or share of freehold. Homeward Legal's lawyers are exceptionally proactive completing as quickly as realistically possible.

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Will we need to get a chancel search? I am buying in Alton.

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Some owners in Alton can be required to subsidise upkeep of older church buildings. Some names or words such as 'rectory' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel

liability may apply. Alton churches where chancel liability may apply include All Saints, S.Peter, St Lawrence and St Peter, Beech.

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For fast legal work on the purchase of a £169,000 home, what do we need to aim for?

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Experienced buyers will tell you that a fast transaction is the key to is to use a proactive lawyer. There are numerous tasks you can also do. These include:

  • requesting status updates from the lawyer regularly
  • answering any queries raised by the lawyer as soon as possible
  • arranging any finances require to complete the purchase

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May the fees for our conveyancing include any hidden costs?

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No. We do not charge any hidden costs to buy or sell a home.

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What can impact land in Alton, and will they be checked for thoroughly?

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Several contaminants may ruin land in Alton, and factors like other sources of contaminated land should be reported on during conveyancing searches. Contamination can be caused by Alton waste sites, including Selborne Brickworks, Honey Lane Works, Hampshire, GU34 3SJ.

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We are planning to buy a newly-constructed home. Is it that necessary that 'conveyancing searches' are undertaken?

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Searches are a typical set of enquiries ordered by your property lawyer. These do not relate to defects such as chimney defects.

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We must to complete on the sale of our freehold flat in a short time frame, are you fast home moving solicitors in Alton ?

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Homeward Legal takes a highly active approach to completing the conveyancing process as quickly as possible. Our lawyers method is to employ the latest e conveyancing systems . Critically we give you a lawyer trained to communicate from the beginning to the end of the buyer and seller property chain .

 
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