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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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Conveyancing in Cookham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 06/12/16

Handy regional travel and public service details -

The closest train station to Cookham is Cookham, approximately 1 mile away. The closest airport to Cookham is White Waltham, Waltham Rd Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 12 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 20 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 14 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, White Waltham Airport is 5 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 18 miles and Booker Airport is 6 miles away.

St Marks Maidenhead is the neighbouring hospital for Cookham.

Q.

How do we find the best rates for conveyancing for a £393,000 house?

A.

Many online and high street conveyancers offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra fees can increase your final invoice. A conveyancing quote must also state costs to be paid to third parties, such as the Land Registry, (disbursments).Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

My wife and I am planning to sell our co-owned residence at an auction next month, does Homeward Legal have fast solicitors in Cookham ?

A.

Our team takes a active approach to completing the legal work for home movers as quickly as possible.

Homeward Legal only allocate you to conveyancing solicitors which will exert pressure to the whole property chain . In addition our property lawyers are chosen because they implement modern productivity systems to exchange on the legal work swiftly.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Cookham?

Cookham is located in Wycombe District Council, Queen Victoria Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1BB, contact: 01494 461 000

Q.

What is the council tax on a converted Band C house in Cookham?

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You will be give information your new house's band in the conveyancing report on title. Correct rates for residents of Cookham are tabled on the Wycombe council site. At the time of writing, 02 January 2013, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £972.00
  • Band B - £1,133.00
  • Band C - £1,295.00
  • Band D - £1,457.00
  • Band E - £1,781.00
  • Band F - £2,105.00
  • Band G - £2,429.00
  • Band H - £2,915.00

Q.

The estate agent we are using in Hanworth has put forward the solicitors firm. Is it a good idea to use this firm?

A.

It is common for estate agents to recommend a conveyancing solicitor, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, as some agents may 'recommend' whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.

Q.

When in the process do I need to get a conveyancing solicitor?

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The straightforward answer is, the sooner the better. Early instruction of a solicitor to act on your Cookham sale or purchase for a sale enables prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers, whereas if you are buying you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer.

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Which factors can impact land in Cookham, and should they be an issue?

A.

A wide range of contaminants can lessen the desirability property in Cookham. Issues including landfill sites will be considered as part of the environmental searches.

Q.

We are buying on a ex-industrial site. Could the topsoil be contaminated by industrial waste like vanadium (V)?

A.

There are laws imposed to stop future soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Cookham is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contamination, will also be included in an environmental search.

 
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