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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: 02/12/16

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.

Which Crowborough lender panels are your solicitors on?

A.

Of lenders with branches proximate to Crowborough, we alongside most. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Crowborough include Capital, Trenches Rd, Crowborough, TN6 1ES.

Q.

What can my searches usually cost?

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With a Homeward Legal solicitor, clients buying a property charged at a maximum £249 for the standard search bundle. Searches are disbursements.

Q.

Unforeseeable personal circumstances mean we must to complete on the legal work on our jointly owned property very quickly, do Homeward Legal have any extra fast solicitors in Crowborough ?

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Our carefully selected solicitors have a proactive approach when fulfilling the transfer of title to suit a clients time frame. Homeward Legal only ever introduce you to panel of solicitors who are selected because they always communicate to the whole property chain . Also our conveyancers are chosen because they use the latest CMS systems meaning they can exchange on your sale fast.

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Do it yourself conveyancing by bypassing a conveyancing solicitor in Crowborough looks to be possible as a buyer of a house , however would it be practical ?

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In theory, there is no argument why you shouldn't conduct the legal work yourself. In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor juggles a huge array of jobs ranging from chasing any outstanding docs and interpreting management accounts which need a qualified solicitor. Additionally legal firms are bound to be in possession of appropriate cover to protect you from any professional oversights.

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Will a title report prepared by the Crowborough property solicitor report back on the relevant rates of council tax for a Band F cottage prior to completing on the purchase?

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Your conveyancer will contact the Wealden local authority to ask about the currently applicable council tax rates, which will then be detailed in the report on title. The latest tax charges for properties in Crowborough are detailed on the Wealden local authority site. At the time of authoring, 31 July 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,088.00
  • Band B - £1,270.00
  • Band C - £1,451.00
  • Band D - £1,632.00
  • Band E - £1,995.00
  • Band F - £2,358.00
  • Band G - £2,721.00
  • Band H - £3,265.00

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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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Do you need to get a chancel search if we are purchasing in Crowborough near priory land?

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Some owners in Crowborough can be required to contribute towards the cost of upkeep of nearby church land. Several sources are used to determine liability in Crowborough, including the Title Register database. Church of England properties in Crowborough include All Saints, St John the Evangelist and St Michael & All Angels.

 
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