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Transfer of Equity in County Durham

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors County Durham

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

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Conveyancing in County Durham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/01/17

Helpful nearby public service information -

The closest airport to County Durham is Darlington, Durham Tees Valley Airport (20 miles). Newcastle Airport is 25 miles and Darlington Airport is 20 miles away. The nearest station to County Durham is Bishop Auckland, around 6 miles away.

Bishop Auckland General is the most convenient hospital to County Durham.

Q.

We need to find a cheap solicitor to sell a home. as we are on a budget.

A.

This issue catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are selling.

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Which individual search enquiries should my solicitor in County Durham get on a County Durham property?

A.

The conventional procedure is to obtain Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search and occasionally area-specific searches, which may include a Chancel.

Q.

I am selling in County Durham, and have had a quote from you. Might I need to pay any hidden charges when the purchase completed?

A.

No. Homeward Legal's solicitors do not hide any extra, hidden fees. Under the circumstances, it may be that your solicitor advises that another piece of work be carried out, like a statutory declaration, but you will be made aware of any fees pertaining to such work before they are incurred.

Q.

When my partner and I are purchasing a home near a church built in the 16th Century in County Durham, will I need a chancel search?

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There are over 15,000 parishes across England and Wales. Owners of property within some of these may be required to contribute towards the cost of the repair of a local church. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for County Durham properties is likely to exist.

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Which County Durham mortgage lenders do you work with?

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The Homeward Legal partnership have solicitors who have experience working with the majority of lenders assisting County Durham purchasers. County Durham lenders and mortgage specialists include Mortgage Advice Centre, 2 Benton Rd, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE7 7DR, Acorn Mortgage Services Ltd, 2 Buddle St, Wallsend, NE28 6EH, and Original Mortgage Co Ltd, Po Box 340, Hartlepool, TS24 4DU.

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How is County Durham contaminated land identified?

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Land will be contaminated by several environmental factors, and an environmental search should reveal whether a house is impacted by contaminants in the area including petroleum and fuel sites.

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Which elements assist with aiming for fast conveyancing?

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The key to moving faster is to employing a proactive solicitor. There are, in addition, numerous things you could do to speed up the process, including, organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage, promptly completing and return any forms and contacting your solicitor regularly.

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How does the lawyer in County Durham investigate the potential risk of possible flooding in County Durham?

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A vital part of the conveyancing protocol involves the conveyancing lawyer making an application for environmental searches that go in certain details with respect to County Durham flood risk area.

 
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