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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 East Cowes Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 06/12/16

East Cowes area information

East Cowes Osborne House English Heritage and Lepe Country Park Hampshire Passport are in the vicinity of East Cowes.

The nearest train station to East Cowes is Ryde IOW, Pier Head, around 6 miles away and the nearest airport to East Cowes is Sandown IoW Airport. Southampton Airport is 14 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 10 miles, and Bournemouth International Airport is 24 miles away.

The most convenient hospital to East Cowes is Orchard Newport.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £432k property?

A.

The lack of clarity surrounding this matter catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately extra charges can increase the final invoice. Extra charges which are listed in terms and conditions needs to be fair and clearly defined. They be applied only where the solicitor is required to complete extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Your conveyancing quote ought to list any disbursements to be paid.

Q.

Should we make use of the firm of solicitors offered by our agent?

A.

It is commonplace for agents to suggest a solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, an agent may decide to recommend whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most appropriate choice.

Q.

Does a conveyancing solicitor in East Cowes advise me on the potential risk of flooding to properties in East Cowes?

A.

A necessary part of the legal procedure of buying a property involves the conveyancing solicitor conducting environmental

searches that offer you specific information with regard to East Cowes historical flood risk.

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Do we need a chancel search if we are buying in the parish of East Cowes, near East Cowes?

A.

A solicitor responsible for your move should confirm that a chancel search is taken out. In older areas of East Cowes, chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on current owners of a house where church councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

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Can you explain why purchase conveyancing takes such a long time?

A.

The conveyancing process can suffer setbacks for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, these delays are regrettably beyond the solicitors' influence, Homeward Legal, however, seek to reduce the burden of these delays if it is possible to do so. Reasons for delay may include waiting for responses from third parties.

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Can I hold off paying out for stamp duty?

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Stamp duty usually must be paid on homes over £125,000. Stamp duty reduction scheme should not be considered when purchasing in East Cowes, because these schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later and the total stamp duty tax may be payable, along with interest and penalties.

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Is topsoil in East Cowes contaminated by aluminium?

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Soil contamination is regularly tested. Data on many contaminants, such as polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) and groundwater contaminants like solvents, will be included in an environmental search.

Q.

Does a conveyancing solicitor in East Cowes conduct any searches on the Isle of Wight forties terraced building I want to buy?

A.

The common legal procedure is to get these searches - Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches for instance Land charge Searches.

 
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