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Transfer of Equity in Datchet

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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Remortgage Solicitors Datchet

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

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Conveyancing in Datchet Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/01/17

Local points of interest in Datchet

Wraysbury Windmill, Windsor Castle Castle and Black Park Country Park are in the vicinity of Datchet.

Datchet's closest station is Datchet. The nearest airport to Datchet is Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport (4 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 6 miles, London Heliport Airport is 17 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 6 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 9 miles, Elstree Airport is 17 miles, White Waltham Airport is 9 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 16 miles and Booker Airport is 13 miles away.

Commuters are well served with Datchet being well placed with very good road access around 1 mile of Junction 5 Westbound of the M4.

The most convenient hospital for Datchet is Princess Margaret Windsor.

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I need a cheap solicitor for buying a home. What do we need to consider?

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Confusion over this issue affects many home owners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many property lawyers offer so-called cheap conveyancing. However additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms which unwary home owners fail to check. Any extra charges needs to be reasonable.

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Will the property report prepared by the property solicitor in Datchet report back on the cost of council tax for a flat prior to exchange of contracts?

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The lawyer will approach the local authority to discover the currently applicable council tax rates, which will be added to the conveyancing report on title. The correct rates for properties in Datchet are set out in detail online at the local authority site.

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When do we need to get a conveyancer to handle our transaction?

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In the vast majority of cases, the earlier, the better. The legal work can then start straight away. Early instruction of a firm to act on your Datchet sale or purchase can limit the risk of the transaction aborting.

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I am planning to sell my house and have a quote from you. Could there be any extra charges?

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Homeward Legal's solicitors do not charge any additional charges under any circumstances. Be aware that some solicitor do not give accurate quotes, only estimates, which they will not be bound to.

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What local factors can impact land in Datchet. Are these checked for thoroughly?

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Numerous of contaminants can affect land, and factors like sand or clay quarries will be detailed in an appropriate search.

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Which specific conveyancing searches will a conveyancing solicitor in Datchet conduct when buying a Datchet home?

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Standard conveyancing procedure will be to get the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search as well as any area-specific searches such as Official Search of whole without priority.

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Do I need a building survey for our property purchase?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors recommend that all purchasers in Datchet book a property survey. It is a fact that there are many problems that affect a property. These include cracks around door frames and wet rot.

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What issues assist with organising fast legal work?

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As is often argued, contacting a communicative conveyancer is essential to moving faster. When finding a conveyancer, you should ask yourself the following: Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact Will they order searches immediately? Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?

 
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