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Transfer of Equity in Devon

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 Devon

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

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Conveyancing in Devon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 02/12/16

Devon points of interest

Exeter Riverside Church Art Gallery and Exeter St Martin Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Devon.

Devon's closest train station is Exeter St Thomas and Devon's nearest airport is Exeter International Airport.

Devon is around 1m of Junction 31 Northbound of the M5.

The nearest hospital for Devon is Nuffield Exeter.

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How do we get a discount conveyancing estimate in Devon?

A.

Many online and high street solicitors promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra costs are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Any additional costs should be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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Can you confirm which Devon lenders your lawyers are able to work with. Whose panels are your solicitors on?

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Our solicitors have experience working with the majority of lenders assisting Devon buyers. Devon lenders and mortgage specialists include Wear Insurance Network, 537 Topsham Rd, Exeter, EX2 7DL, and Custom Mortgage Solutions Ltd, 1a/Ulysses Pk/Heron Rd, Exeter, EX2 7PH.

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Is soil in Devon contaminated by rubidium (Rb)?

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Even where some contamination has occurred in Devon, risk levels are usually low. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contaminants like silage.

Q.

The web is awash plenty of useful books about doing your own legal work. In which case, do I need to use a conveyancing solicitor in Devon ?

A.

There are no reasons why a home seller cannot decide to take care of he conveyancing without lawyer in Devon.

In reality however, a lawyer in Devon carries out a large number of assignments including chasing outstanding papers and the Land Registry formalities many of which are better done by someone with adequate training.

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What can my searches cost?

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Searches in Devon ranges in cost, subject to the searches your lender requires. Conveyancing searches are charged 'at cost'.

Q.

I am preparing to move out of our period building near Devon into our next flat in Cornwall , what is the optimum stage to instruct a removals firm?

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The most sensible course of action is for buyers to wait before making arrangements with a removal company until such time as both sides have firmed up the final move date which occurs once signing of contracts. Many removals firms will impose a cancellation premium . Try Shift It Man, 97 Chestnut Av, Exeter, EX2 6DN on 01392 202065 or Bishop's Move, Kestrel Way, Sowton Ind Est, Exeter, EX2 7PA Phone: 01392 596134.

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What particular search enquiries will my property solicitor in Devon apply for when instructed on a Devon building?

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Normal legal protocol will be to get the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search, Environment Search, Tin Mining Search and China Clay Search and perhaps specific searches for example Chancel Search.

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Is it a good idea to hold off paying stamp duty on property?

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SDLT commonly must be paid for purchases sold for more than 125,000 pounds. Homeward Legal strongly advise against any stamp duty mitigation scheme. These schemes are costly and very risky.

 
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