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Transfer of Equity in Dover

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 Dover

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

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Updated: 14/01/17

Local Dover attractions

The White Cliffs of Dover National Trust Dover Castle English Heritage and Capel-le-Ferne St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust are situated in Dover.

Dover Priory train station is around 1 mile from Dover and Dover's closest airport is Manston, Kent International Airport (15 miles). Manston Airport is 16 miles and Lydd Airport is 21 mile away.

The nearest hospital to Dover is Buckland Dover.


How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Dover for a £664,000 property?


Several firms offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, however additional fees are often hiding in the terms and conditions which unwary homeowners fail to check. Your quote ought to list applicable disbursements.


What can I do to avoid paying stamp duty?


SDLT is usually due for residential property valued at over 125,000 pounds. Homeward Legal firmly advise against any form of stamp duty reduction scheme, because these schemes are often uneconomical and can be very unlikely to succeed.


What can a Dover conveyancing lawyer do if the property is in a registered conservation area and has conspicuous roof aerials fitted?


Your instructed lawyer should see if the property is within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have the appropriate permissions from the local planning authority. In the absence of any consents, your conveyancing solicitor will advise you of the best alternatives, which include getting retrospective permission from the planning authority or getting covered by an indemnity insurance policy.


How long does it take for my property lawyer to handle all of the legal process for the lower floor of Regency building we want to buy in Dover?

The legal process can take anywhere from a month to 3 months, which can be affected by any number of things, like the speed of the vendor's property lawyer, or the time taken getting replies to enquiries.


Co-operative Bank will be our lender, what will we need to be aware of?


Buyers should be aware that, recently, a number of lenders have limited the firms who can act for them, resulting in increased legal costs for property purchasers in cases where the solicitor cannot act for their lender, and another must also be instructed. Homeward Legal are able to act for the vast majority of mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.


We want to exchange contracts on the legal process our mortgaged home in a very limited time, are you fast home moving solicitors in Dover ?


Our solicitors take a proactive style when carrying out the conveyance.

Our method is different as we use the latest document production systems . Importantly we assign a home moving lawyer trained to communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain .


Do it yourself conveyancing without using a property lawyer in Dover appears to be becoming possible when buying a maisonette but would it actually be viable ?


Should you desire t have a go you can certainly do the legal and technical work without having a skilled Dover conveyancer. Above all else DIY conveyancers might come a cropper appropriate insurance cover which all solicitors practices will obtain.


For fast conveyancing on the purchase of a £781,000 property, what should we do?


The key to a fast completion is to employing a proactive and experienced conveyancing solicitor. There are, however, a range of things you, as the purchaser, could do. These include:

  • asking for property searches to be ordered immediately
  • promptly completing and return any forms
  • arranging any finances require to complete the purchase