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Transfer of Equity in Chapeltown

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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Updated: 02/12/16

Local Chapeltown attractions

Wentworth Holy Trinity Old Church Churches Conservation Trust and Magna Science Adventure are close to Chapeltown.

The nearest airport to Chapeltown is Sheffield City Airport (6 miles). Robin Hood Airport is 19 miles, Gamston Airport is 25 miles and away and Chapeltown's nearest station is Chapeltown.

Chapeltown is within 1m of the M1 Junction 35 Northbound.

The most convenient hospital for Chapeltown is Northern General Sheffield.


How do I find the best conveyancing rates for a £517,000 house?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many homeowners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many solicitors promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees will be included in the terms. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Applicable disbursements ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote Extra charges which are listed in the terms ought to be fair and reasonable. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


As a consequence of the serious flooding in Leeds I am asking whether flood searches aren't exacting enough?


Environmental searches handled by the conveyancer in Chapeltown should also include a more in depth search (Landmark) if it is felt necessary.

Why not contact a local resident for some further information.


How long will it take my assigned lawyer to get through all of the conveyancing work for an apartment in an Edwardian property we want to buy?


It can take anywhere from 3 weeks and 12 weeks, which can depend on a number of factors such as the efficiency of the vendor's property lawyer, or the speed of managing agents. Our highly conveyancing solicitors are focused on communication you moving home as promptly as possible.


Chapeltown conveyancers get some conveyancing searches when they are instructed to act for a buyer, but which particular searches?


If purchasing and applying for a mortgage the building society of bank mandates at least specific searches, including - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches such as Commons Search.


Is Homeward Legal experienced enough to move fast on the conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Chapeltown?


Homeward Legal regularly act for sellers at auction. We invariably tell bidders to formally instruct a SRA regulated property conveyancing lawyer prior to the day of the auction to allow sufficient time for a detailed review of the lot.

Subsequently, immediately after the property auction your experienced conveyancing lawyer will be able to concentrate on finishing the legal side of things within as short a time frame as conventionally required .


What will the council tax cost me on a Thirties Band D flat in Chapeltown?


The appropriate council tax band should typically be highlighted in the report on title along with the governing local authority

Correct charges for Chapeltown are set out on the Sheffield council website. At the time of writing on 30 January 2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £991.00
  • Band B - £1,156.00
  • Band C - £1,321.00
  • Band D - £1,486.00
  • Band E - £1,816.00
  • Band F - £2,146.00
  • Band G - £2,476.00
  • Band H - £2,972.00


We are buying a maisonette in a designated Chapeltown conservation area, how do I locate more details in regards to the standard of upkeep of the conservation area?


English Heritage administer records of the state of conservation areas in Chapeltown and across England. Conservation areas are nominated by the local authority (Sheffield) who administer everything from paths to the avoidance of poorly maintained roads.


For fast conveyancing to buy a £975k house, what should we do?


Crucial to faster conveyancing is to employing a proactive solicitor. When choosing a solicitor, consider these questions: Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?