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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 Cowes Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 04/12/16

Some pertinent nearby services facts -

Cowes's closest station is Ryde IOW, Pier Head at 6 miles. The closest airport to Cowes is Sandown IoW Airport. Southampton Airport is 14 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 11 miles s, and Bournemouth International Airport is 24 miles away.

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Cowes attractions

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East Cowes Osborne House English Heritage and Lepe Country Park Hampshire Passport are easily accessible from Cowes.

The nearest hospital to Cowes is Newport, St Marys.

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Can you confirm your cheapest fee for a £736,000 residence? I am trying to find a low cost conveyancing quote in Cowes.

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Many online and high street solicitors offer cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately extra charges will be included in the terms of engagement, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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Which of the Cowes mortgage lender panels are your solicitors on?

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Homeward Legal have worked with the majority of lenders approved by the CML. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Cowes, including I F Mckinnon & Co, 2 Union Rd, Cowes, PO31 7TP. The solicitor managing the legal work for your move will be able to advise further.

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Can you advise how I circumvent paying for SDLT?

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We do not advise home buyers expose their finances to any stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are highly expensive and can be very unlikely to succeed.

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Is Homeward Legal experienced enough to handle fast completions on residential property auction conveyancing in Cowes?

Our property lawyers do frequently get instructed by sellers at auction. Solicitors tend to advise buyers at auction to decide on a an experienced lawyer before the date of the auction to allow adequate time for a review.

Subsequently, following the auction day itself your experienced lawyer is ready for completing the conveyancing within a as tight time frame as required .

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What is the council tax on a Forties converted Band H property in Cowes?

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You will be provide your homes band within the conveyancing report on title.

The latest council tax rates for residents of Cowes are set out in detail online at the Isle of Wight council site. At the time of writing on 28 January 2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00

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We are purchasing a barn conversion in the parish of Cowes. Will a chancel search be needed?

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The conveyancing lawyer is likely to recommend that a chancel search be ordered. Through some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have decided to charge chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, there is no guarantee that a parish which has not imposed liability will continue to be free from liability. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.

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Is it possible that some of the conservation areas in Cowes are designated as at risk?

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The account of the state of conservation areas is published by English Heritage and the following areas and information are currently listed at the English Heritage website- Cowes is listed as poor with medium vulnerability and deteriorating condition.

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What will the Cowes property lawyer do if the maisonette is located in a local authority conservation area and has unseemly roof aerials fitted?

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The solicitor to see if the property is within a conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have appropriate permissions from the local planning authority.

 
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