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Transfer of Equity in Ashford Kent

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 Ashford Kent

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

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Conveyancing in Ashford Kent Q & A's

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Updated: 30/11/16

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Commuters are well served with Ashford Kent ideally situated with very convenient motorway access nearby at inside 1 mile off the M20 Junction 9 Eastbound.

Ashford Kent's nearest airport is Lydd Airport. Rochester Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Ashford Kent is Ashford Domestic.

Ashford, William Harvey is the nearest hospital.


I need an affordable Ashford Kent conveyancing estimate. What do I need to check for?


Many firms claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra costs are frequently hidden in the small print. This small print is often not read by buyers and sellers in a hurry. Extra fees ought to be fair and reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


When in the conveyancing process do we need to speak to a conveyancer?


If you use a conveyancing firm offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the earlier, the better. The legal work can then start very early in the process. Early instruction of a solicitor for a purchase allows you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process.


How many mortgage lenders in Ashford Kent do you work with?


We are able to work with the majority of lenders providing financing to Ashford Kent home purchasers. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Independent Mortgage Centre, 69 High St, Ashford, TN24 8SF, First Class Mortgage Solutions, 67 High St, Ashford, TN24 8SG, and Stewart Financial Solutions Ltd, 4 Middle Row, Ashford, TN24 8SQ.


How does conveyancing for a sale be so drawn out?

Conveyancing may be delayed, we, however, work hard to reduce the cost of these delays wherever feasible by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as slow solicitors acting for the other side.


Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to move quickly on auction conveyancing in Ashford Kent?


Our team work closely with auctioneers and do frequently get instructed by sellers at auction. It is prudent buyers at auction to instruct an affordable conveyancing solicitor as soon as they can to allow for a detailed report of the sellers legal pack well before the auction day. Post auction day your chosen property lawyer is absolutely able to concentrate on finishing the conveyancing within a month as required by the terms of sale.


What is the council tax on a period terraced Band A property in Ashford Kent?


Frequently the conveyancing report on title will cover the appropriate Ashford council tax band. Up-to-date rates for homes in Ashford Kent are tabled on the Ashford local authority site. Currently on 24 June 2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £942.00
  • Band B - £1,099.00
  • Band C - £1,256.00
  • Band D - £1,413.00
  • Band E - £1,727.00
  • Band F - £2,042.00
  • Band G - £2,356.00
  • Band H - £2,827.00


I plan to purchase a restored chapel in Hope. Is a chancel search necessary?


Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to recommend a chancel search, irrespective of the parish where the house being bought is located. In older areas of Ashford Kent, chancel repair may be imposed on current owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have not imposed the same liability on the last owners.


DIY conveyancing without the support of a property solicitor in Ashford Kent is becoming possible as a buyer of a maisonette , but would it be actually be a good economy ?


Hypothetically speaking there is absolutely no argument why you cant go down that route and embark on the legal and technical work on your own. In reality however, a property solicitor handles a large number of jobs such as applying for and interpreting office copies or applying for searches some of which require a skilled professional.