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Transfer of Equity in Chesterfield

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

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Conveyancing in Chesterfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/01/17

Handy local Chesterfield transport and services facts -

Chesterfield's nearest train station is Chesterfield. Sheffield City Airport is 11 miles from Chesterfield. Robin Hood Airport is 25 miles, Gamston Airport is 20 miles and away.

Alexandra Private Chesterfield is a relatively close hospital to Chesterfield.

Q.

We are looking for an affordable Chesterfield conveyancing estimate. because we are on a limited budget.

A.

This topic catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra fees can pad your final bill. Any extra costs 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.

Q.

The property being purchased is on a ex-industrial use land. Is caesium top-soil contamination likely?

A.

Government policy is in place to control pollution, waste, water and chemical contamination. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as water contaminants such as solvents and asbestos.

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When we are purchasing a Chesterfield flat next to a 17th Century priory, is it recommended to get a chancel search?

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Owners of property in Chesterfield may be subject to chancel repair liability. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Chesterfield properties is likely to exist. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Chesterfield church lands where a chancel search may be necessary include Christ Church, Holy Trinity, St Augustine and St Mary & All Saints.

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I've had a quote from you. Might I end up paying any extra costs?

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It is unfortunate that it is common practice for some firms to hide fees in small print. Homeward Legal's solicitors never charge any hidden fees. Some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes, which they will not be bound to.

Q.

In relation to the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands we are wondering whether environmental searches aren't thorough enough?

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Environmental searches handled by the property lawyer in Chesterfield should also include the more rigorous flood search if required.

If you remain worried why not try to speak to a neighbour or local resident or local Derbyshire flood damage expert like Entire Maintenance, Springwell Farm Loads Rd, Holymoorside, Chesterfield, S42 7HW Tel: 0800-678 5486.

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I want to exchange on the selling of a freehold flat within 5 weeks, are Homeward Legal really fast solicitors in Chesterfield ?

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Homeward Legal has a efficient modus operandi to carrying out necessary legal work for customers to suit a clients time frame.

Our property lawyers are client focused and will communicate to the whole property chain (sequence of buyers and sellers) and use new fast response technology to exchange on your house move fast.

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Do you advise looking into how to avoid paying SDLT rates?

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Stamp duty is payable on purchases sold for more than £125,000. We do not recommend conveyancing clients expose their finances to any stamp duty reduction. These schemes are highly expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .

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Do I need to instruct the lawyer suggested by my estate agent?

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An agent may endorse a conveyancing solicitor. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, some agents may 'recommend' the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.

 
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