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Transfer of Equity in Ellesmere Port

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 Ellesmere Port Q & A's

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Updated: 01/12/16

Helpful regional services information

Commuters are well served with Ellesmere Port being well placed with very good road access very close at around half a mile of Junction 9 Southbound of the M53.

Ellesmere Port's nearest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (4 miles). Howarden Airport is 9 miles and Eccles Airport is 25 miles away. Ellesmere Port's closest train station is Ellesmere Port.

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Local Ellesmere Port attractions

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Gt Saughall Cheshire Windmill, Blue Planet Aquarium Aquarium and Aeroplane Collection Aviation Museum are in Ellesmere Port.

The most convenient hospital is Ellesmere Port.

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How do we get a discount conveyancing quote in Ellesmere Port?

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Several firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However extra charges will be included in the terms of engagement. Additional charges found in the terms ought to be fair and clearly defined. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.

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How might the sale conveyancing process take weeks to complete?

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The legal work needed to sell or purchase a home may be held up even in the best of circumstances. Some delays are beyond the conveyancing solicitor's influence, we, however, work hard to lessen their consequences by driving the sale or purchase forward. Delays may include waiting for a mortgage offer.

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We are intending to buy a property in the parish of Middlewich. Do we need a chancel search?

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Your conveyancing solicitor may suggest a chancel search, irrespective of the parish where the house being bought is found. Although some Parochial Church Councils have exercised their right to exact chancel repairs on the current owners of land subject to chancel liability, it is not possible to be certain that a parish which has not imposed liability will continue to be free from liability. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

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Will we need searches for chancel liability? I am buying a Ellesmere Port property on the same street as a church built in the 16th Century.

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Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Ellesmere Port Church council. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Ellesmere Port church lands include St Thomas & All Saints.

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What search enquiries will my conveyancing solicitor in Ellesmere Port carry out when instructed on a Ellesmere Port property?

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The common procedure will be to get Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environment Search and Cheshire Brine Search and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, which may include a Cheshire Brine Search.

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We are intending to buy in Ellesmere Port. Can I check that the property is in a conservation area?

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These areas protect regions of architectural merit. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works and be able to advise further for conservation areas in Ellesmere Port.

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How many lenders in Ellesmere Port do you work with?

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Homeward Legal have solicitors with experience working beside many lenders registered with the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Ellesmere Port, including Cheque Centre, 41 Marina Dr, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0AN, Cheshire Building Society, 446 Chester Rd, Little Sutton, Ellesmere Port, CH66 3RB, and Direct Mortgages, 70 Whitby Rd, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0AA.

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I have found a number of very helpful handbooks going into great depth on by passing the solicitor. Do I therefore have to use Ellesmere Port property lawyer ?

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Technically there is absolutely no argument why a seller cannot do the your own conveyancing yourself. In reality however, a solicitor in Ellesmere Port handles a significant number of tasks including approving completion statements or checking that the contract package is in order some of which need training. Nonetheless solicitors practices need to carry professional indemnity insurance to protect you in the event of any losses you encounter.

 
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