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Transfer of Equity in Copthorne

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 Copthorne clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Copthorne Q & A's

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Updated: 07/12/16

Useful local transport and services information -

The nearest airport to Copthorne is Gatwick South Terminal Airport. London Heliport Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 3 miles, Shoreham Airport is 23 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. The closest station to Copthorne is Gatwick Airport.

Copthorne is about a mile off the M23 junction entry 10 Northbound.

The most convenient hospital is Horley, Gatwick Park.

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We need a low cost conveyancing quote in Copthorne. What are the risks?

A.

Several firms offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees are frequently hidden in small print which homeowners may have not read carefully Any extra charges should be reasonable and only come into force where your lawyer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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We are intending to buy a chapel in the parish of East Marden. Is a chancel search important?

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The conveyancing lawyer is likely to recommend a chancel search. Chancel repair dues can be collected on new owners of a house where church councils may have not done so in the past. For property in the parish of East Marden, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

Q.

Britannia is our lender, what will I need to consider?

Buyers should know that, over the last two years, some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', potentially creating higher legal costs for buyers. Homeward Legal can act for most CML-approved lenders, ensuring that an additional chosen solicitor will not be required to act for your lender.

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How much does the conveyancing searches be?

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The cost of conveyancing searches can vary appreciably. Searches are paid out to a 3rd party.

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Conveyancing solicitors in Copthorne order standard property conveyancing searches when instructed by a property purchaser, what actual ones?

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If you are taking out a mortgage the building society of bank expects at least the following Local Authority (council), Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environmental, and possibly specific local Copthorne searches for instance SIM Search.

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Is contaminated land in Copthorne a concern for homes?

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A broad range of contaminants caused by environmental factors can damage residential property in Copthorne, such as proximity to waste sites and hazardous and regulated installations. An environmental search can provide much more clarity.

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Do you work with many lenders with Copthorne offices?

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Of lenders with local branches around Copthorne, Homeward Legal alongside most. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Copthorne include Hawke Financial Services LLP, Hazel Way, Crawley Down, Crawley, RH10 4EU. Your solicitor should be able to provide more information.

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How many weeks should I expect it to take the lawyer to handle the conveyancing process for a detached Regency building?

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Getting contracts exchanged can take anywhere from around a month and 3 months, contingent on a number of factors such as the speed of the vendor's conveyancer, or the speed of your lender.

 
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