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Transfer of Equity in Congleton

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 Congleton

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

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Updated: 19/01/17

Helpful local transport and services information

The nearest station to Congleton is Congleton, almost a mile away. The closest airport to Congleton is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport. Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 15 miles and Eccles Airport is 23 miles away.

Congleton War Memorial is a nearby hospital.


I need fixed rate conveyancing. What should I check?


Numerous firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra fees are frequently hidden in the small print.


Is a Homebuyer Report required if we are purchasing property?


We strongly recommend that Congleton property purchasers arrange a building survey when you plan to buy in Congleton. There can be many issues that can negatively affect a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation, including blocked drains and poor ventilation.


Do your panel of solicitors manage the conveyancing for property auction properties in Congleton?


All of our property conveyancers frequently handle the legal work for auction buyers and sellers. We consistently encourage auction buyers to select an affordable solicitor well before the auction to allow for a thorough review of the sellers pack.

Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding your chosen property lawyer will be able to concentrate on speedily concluding the transaction in 4 weeks as typically required .


If contaminated property is found in an Congleton environmental search, can the soil be easily remedied?

Remediation of contaminated land is possible is some cases, and a local service provider such as Congleton Lawn Turf Ltd, Sandhole Farm, Hulme Walfield, Congleton, CW12 2JH may be able to provide more details.


Which Congleton lenders do you work with?


Homeward Legal can work in conjunction with most lenders registered with the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Congleton, including Mortgage Corner, 20 High St, Congleton, CW12 1BL, G M J Mortgage Consultants Ltd, 2 Telford Clo, Congleton, CW12 3TR, and Solution Mortgages, 7 Gosling Way, Congleton, CW12 4WD.


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


Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Congleton Church council. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Congleton property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. The solicitor performing your conveyancing will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Congleton church properties where a chancel search may be appropriate include St James the Great, St Peter and St Stephen.


How long does it take my designated conveyancing solicitor to conduct the legal formalities on an apartment in a sixties home in Congleton?


The legal process can take anywhere between around a month and 3 months, which can be hampered by a number of things for example the speed of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or the speed of your lender.


How much is the council tax on a Fifties detached Band E house in Congleton?


You should be contain the property's council tax band with the report on title.

The latest council tax rates for Congleton are listed on the Staffordshire Moorlands local authority site. At the time of authoring on 25 September 2012 rates are:

  • Band A - £970.00
  • Band B - £1,132.00
  • Band C - £1,293.00
  • Band D - £1,455.00
  • Band E - £1,778.00
  • Band F - £2,102.00
  • Band G - £2,425.00
  • Band H - £2,910.00