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Transfer of Equity in Bearsted

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 Bearsted

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

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Updated: 06/12/16

Local Bearsted attractions

Stoneacre National Trust Eyhome Street Leeds Castle Castle and Maidstone The Hawking Centre Bird of Prey Centre are around Bearsted.

Motorists are well served with Bearsted situated with excellent road access nearby at a mile and a half of Junction 7 Eastbound of the M20.

Bearsted's nearest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport. London Airport is 21 mile s, Rochester Airport is 6 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles away. Bearsted train station is almost a mile from Bearsted.

The closest hospital for Bearsted is Somerfield Maidstone.


How do we find affordable conveyancing in Bearsted?


Lack of clarity over this point catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote supposedly cheap conveyancing. Often extra fees will be included in the terms and conditions, left unread by preoccupied homeowners Applicable disbursements should be included on your conveyancing quote Any costs listed in the solicitor's terms should be fair and clearly defined and only come into force where your conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


We are buying a £780000 property in Bearsted. How is stamp duty worked out?


The rate of stamp duty that will be due is based on the house's value. Stamp duty will be £31200 on a £780000 residential property.*

*Accurate 17/02/2013


What can affect land in Bearsted. Will they be comprehensively investigated?


Property in Bearsted would be contaminated by many natural causes, like pollution incidents. An environmental search can give more clarity.


Is a mining search passed on at cost?

A quote will clearly list all fees and disbursements. This charge,e.g., is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on at cost.


What will the council tax cost for a Fifties Band D flat in Bearsted?


Your council tax band should conventionally be identified as part of the conveyancing report on title along with the governing local authority Up-to-date rates for homes in Bearsted are set out in detail at the Maidstone council site. At the time of writing, 05 October 2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £997.00
  • Band B - £1,163.00
  • Band C - £1,329.00
  • Band D - £1,495.00
  • Band E - £1,827.00
  • Band F - £2,160.00
  • Band G - £2,492.00
  • Band H - £2,990.00


What is the authority that is obliged for safeguarding the state of repair of the conservation areas in Bearsted?


English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created a list of the condition of conservation areas in Kent and throughout England. Local conservation areas like public spaces, extensions or neglected buildings are managed by the local authority (Maidstone).


I am hopeful that we will sell our freehold house at a local property auction, can you use fast solicitors in Bearsted ?


Homeward Legal has an extremely speed focused plan of attack to conducting conveyancing work to meet the sellers needs.

With us, firm endeavour to communicate up and down the home buyer and seller chain and have invested in new automated practice management and IT systems to complete on the legal work to your preferred move date.


Do your house conveyancing solicitors a lot of experience at the legal conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Bearsted?


Yes - Homeward Legal commonly do the legal work for buyers and sellers at auction. Solicitors consistently suggest bidders to formally appoint a fast conveyancing company well in advance of the property auction for a full investigation.

Immediately following the day of bidding your property conveyancing lawyer is utterly ready for completing the transaction inside the limited time frame as conventionally required .