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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 Crowborough Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 10/01/17

Some practical regional public transport and services facts and figures -

The closest train station to Crowborough is Crowborough and Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 15 miles from Crowborough. Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 17 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles away.

Crowborough War Memorial is the nearest hospital.

Q.

What do you charge for the legal fees on a £192,000 property? I need to find fixed rate Crowborough conveyancing.

A.

This issue catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers purport to offer cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges may be added into the terms and conditions. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

We are buying in Crowborough on a new development brownfield site. Is manganese (Mn) soil contamination likely?

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With the history of industry in parts of Crowborough, topsoil contamination is difficult to avoid. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contamination, will be included in an environmental search.

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How long should I expect it to take the conveyancing solicitor to conclude the conveyancing process for a semi detached house we are buying in Crowborough?

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It can take anywhere from one month to 12 weeks dependent on various factors such as the efficiency of the seller's conveyancing solicitor, or whether additional searches are required.

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What does a Crowborough conveyancing lawyer do when the home we hope to purchase is inside a registered conservation area and has unseemly roof antenna installed?

A.

Wealden planning authority searches conducted by your solicitor will confirm whether the property is inside a conservation area proof of authorisation for modifications will be required.

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I am planning to buy with The Mortgage Works - what do I need to check?

A.

Recently, a number of lenders have limited the number of solicitors who can act for them. Homeward Legal will act for the vast majority of lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay the lender's costs.

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Where can I check whether the conservation area is neglected?

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Local conservation areas are set up by Wealden who manage everything from including things like street clutter, the addition of stone cladding and building materials. English Heritage have assembled a list of the state of repair of conservation areas in Crowborough and across England.

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I have read about the terrible flooding in the UK in April 2012 we are wondering whether flood risk searches might not be thorough enough?

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A qualified Crowborough property lawyer will advise you to include environmental searches if the standard search spots a the local Crowborough flood risk

Sometimes property buyers to also get in touch with a neighbour of the property for some further comfort if you are still worried or local East Sussex flood repair expert - like Perfect Painters, Head Office Pear Tree Cottage School Lane, Crowborough, TN6 1SB Tel: 01737 390162.

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Why could the conveyancing process in Crowborough be so drawn out?

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The conveyancing process could be delayed. Homeward Legal strive to diminish the consequences of these delays whenever we can by driving the transaction forward. Reasons for delay may include slow solicitors acting for the other side.

 
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