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Transfer of Equity in Dewsbury

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 Dewsbury Q & A's

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Updated: 28/11/16

Practical Dewsbury services information

Commuters are well catered for with Dewsbury ideally situated with excellent motorway access close at less than 3m of the M1 Junction 40 Northbound.

The nearest train station to Dewsbury is Dewsbury. Dewsbury's nearest airport is Leeds Bradford Airport. Sheffield City Airport is 23 miles away.

Dewsbury & District is the most convenient hospital.


What do you charge for the legal fees on a £493,000 residence? We need to find affordable conveyancing.


Many solicitors purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote Additional costs ought to be reasonable.


Unexpected financial circumstances mean we want to move quickly and complete on the conveyancing on our house as soon as possible, do Homeward Legal have any auction specialist fast solicitors in Dewsbury ?


Our firm have a proactive approach to fulfilling the conveyancing work to meet the home sellers needs.

Homeward Legals expert panel of solicitors will always attempt to communicate through every part of the property chain and that use modern workflow systems to exchange on your sale as quickly as possible.


I am intending to purchase a barn conversion in Birkin. Will we need a chancel search?


The solicitor responsible for your move could recommend a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the property being purchased is found. Although some Parochial Church Councils have determined to charge chancel repairs on the current owners of land subject to chancel liability, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish

where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will not continue to be so, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


We are completing in September. What will be assessed for stamp duty?


The Stamp Duty payable will rely on the purchase price. On a £89000 house or flat in Dewsbury, stamp duty will be £0.*

*Correct February 2013


We are buying a 1950s property in a conservation area in Dewsbury. How does one uncover more details about the state of upkeep of the Dewsbury conservation area?


English Heritage have conducted a survey and created a list of the state of conservation areas in England. Local conservation areas are set up by the local Wakefield planning authority, who preserve conservation area concerns from public spaces to the blockage of vacant buildings.


As a result of the serious flooding in Leeds, we are questioning whether flood risk searches may not be sufficient?


Flood risk searches conducted by your conveyancing solicitor in Dewsbury will also include the far more in depth search (Landmark) if required.

Why not also speak to a neighbour of the property for added insight or local Yorkshire, West Riding flood damage expert - try: Rainbow International, Unit 7G Scout Hill Mills/Broad St, Dewsbury, WF13 3SA Tel: 01924 437708.


Our agent has named the law firm. Will it be easier to instruct this firm?


Agent referrals are a common way to find a solicitor. However, if they are paid a referral fee, an agent may decide to recommend the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most appropriate choice.


How much is the council tax on a detached home in Dewsbury?


Normally the conveyancer's title report should give information the Wakefield council tax band. Council tax rates for residents of Dewsbury are set out on the Wakefield local authority site. At the time of writing (14/03/2013) rates are:

  • Band A - £872.00
  • Band B - £1,017.00
  • Band C - £1,162.00
  • Band D - £1,308.00
  • Band E - £1,598.00
  • Band F - £1,889.00
  • Band G - £2,179.00
  • Band H - £2,615.00