By Ellie Pierpoint
15th November 2016
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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When selling, buying or remortgaging a property in Folkestone, you will have to instruct a conveyancing solicitor to look after the legal work .
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Kent Battle Of Britain Museum Aviation Museum and Capel-le-Ferne St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust are close at hand to Folkestone.
Folkestone's nearest station is Folkestone Central and Lydd Airport is 13 miles from Folkestone. Manston Airport is 21 mile and away.
Folkestone is very close at 1m of the M20 junction entry 13 Eastbound.
The nearest hospital is Royal Victoria Folkestone.Q.
Both high-street and online firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing, however extra charges may be added into the solicitor's terms of engagement. A quote should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.Q.
The outcome of a landmark case 10 years ago reaffirmed that 'lay impropriators' of property must subsidise church repairs. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land in Folkestone must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Ecclesiastical properties in the local area include Christ Church, St John the Baptist, St Saviour and St Mary & St Eanswythe.Q.
The conveyancing process can take anywhere between one month and 3 months, which can be hampered by various issues for example the efficiency of the vendor's conveyancer, or the speed of your lender.Q.
Normal legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search, Environment Search and Coal Mining (Con29M) and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches e.g. a Chancel Check.Q.
Metal contamination may have occurred throughout Folkestone, but an plot will be marked as 'contaminated land' if the risk to human life is unacceptable. Metal contamination of soil in Folkestone is more likely to occur near ex-industrial sites or ex-landfills. Data on other contaminants, like chlorinated solvents and groundwater contamination, will also be included in an environmental search.Q.
Stamp Duty is based on the valuation. On a £728000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £29120.*
*Source: www.hmrc.gov.uk, July 2012Q.
No. Homeward Legal do not charge any extra, hidden fees whatsoever. Know that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes. The bill you receive on completion can be much greater.Q.
Stamp Duty Land Tax is usually due on houses over £125,000. Stamp duty reduction scheme should be treated with extreme caution, as such schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later.