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Transfer of Equity in Downton

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 Downton

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

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Updated: 13/01/17

Downton attractions

Breamore House Historic Houses Association and Hamptworth Lodge Historic Houses Association are close at hand to Downton.

The closest airport to Downton is Bournemouth International Airport (15 miles). Southampton Airport is 18 miles and away. The nearest station to Downton is Salisbury, around 6 miles away.

The closest hospital to Downton is New Hall Salisbury.


How do we find the best conveyancing rates for a £504,000 home?


Many law firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra fees are often hiding in the small print.


Is preparation of title repair or a indemnity policy a fee or disbursement?


It is not always obvious whether a quoted cost is a disbursement or fee. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your quote.


How do we determine more data on the upkeep of Downton conservation areas?


Conservation are issues, such as public spaces, addition of hard standings to the front of houses or traffic signs etc. are handled by the local authority (Test Valley). English Heritage, a government body, keep a list of the condition of conservation areas.


How do you calculate SDLT and how much should it be on a £1161000 residence?

The Stamp Duty you will owe will rely on a small range of considerations, including the house's value. Stamp duty will be £58050 on a £1161000 property in Downton.


How many weeks should I expect it to take for my assigned property lawyer to accomplish all of the conveyancing work on a maisonette in a sixties building we are intending to purchase?


Completion can take anywhere from one month to 12 weeks, which can depend on any number of things for example the speed of the sellers solicitor, or absent parties.


Might our conveyancing charges take into account any hidden charges?


Unfortunately, hidden fees are relatively common. Homeward Legal do not hide any extra, hidden charges. If you are comparing quotes, consider that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes, which they will not be bound to.


In about five weeks we are expecting to be finally moving from our semi detached residence in Downton into a new dwelling in Colerne . At what point to book a home removal company?


It is prudent to is for buyers to hold off a removal firm until such time as you have formalised an absolute move date which commonly occurs once exchange of contracts. Typically firms may charge a cancellation charge . Try Schepens, Unit 17 18 Landford Common Farm/New Rd, Landford, Salisbury, SP5 2AZ Call: 01794 323558.


How is contaminated land in Downton investigated when purchasing a property?


Many of contaminants may impact land, and an environmental search will confirm if a plot of land may be affected by contaminants in Downton such as a proximate telecommunications base station and brine works.