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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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Updated: 11/01/17

Fulwell area information

Fulwell Tyne & Wear Windmill, Sunderland Holy Trinity Churches Conservation Trust and North East Aircraft Museum Aviation Museum are close to Fulwell.

The closest airport to Fulwell is Newcastle Airport (15 miles). The closest station to Fulwell is Seaburn.

The most convenient hospital for Fulwell is Sunderland, Royal, Kayll Rd Entrance.


How do we get the best rates for conveyancing for a £281,000 house?


Confusion over this topic affects many homeowners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms offer cheap conveyancing, but extra fees will be included in small print that homeowners often do not check. Any additional costs included in terms of engagement needs to be fair. They be applicable solely where the conveyancer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


What is the council tax on a Sixties detached house in Fulwell?


Usually the conveyancing report on title should cover the relevant Sunderland council tax band.

Council tax rates for properties in Fulwell are set out in detail at the Sunderland local authority site. At the time of writing on 13/01/2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £896.00
  • Band B - £1,045.00
  • Band C - £1,194.00
  • Band D - £1,343.00
  • Band E - £1,642.00
  • Band F - £1,941.00
  • Band G - £2,239.00
  • Band H - £2,687.00


We plan to buy a medieval barn conversion in Fulwell. Is a chancel search appropriate?


A property solicitor may suggest that a chancel search is ordered. Chancel repair dues can be collected on owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have not done so in the past.


We are buying in Fulwell on a recently-developed brownfield site. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste?


There are legislative rules in place to manage top-soil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include industrial storage.


The owner has fitted out of place cladding on the flat in Fulwell which I think might possibly violate local conservation area criteria


Your instructed solicitor to find out if the property is inside a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have required permissions from the local council. In the absence of any consents, your Fulwell conveyancer will give you professional advice on the best alternatives, which include seeking from Sunderland council or getting covered by an indemnity insurance policy.


I have a requirement to complete on the selling of a leasehold flat within 4 weeks, are you fast property lawyers in Fulwell ?


Our firm always have a completely active approach to carrying out the necessary legal work.

Homeward Legals CQS solicitors approach to conveyancing is to use new practice management systems . Critically , we always assign a conveyancing solicitor practiced at communicate with agents, landlords, councils and all parties in the property chain .


Is a home buyers survey sensible if we are purchasing residential property in Fulwell?


Homeward Legal strongly advise that property purchasers book a house survey if purchasing in Fulwell. Many concerns can affect a property. These include cavity wall tie failure. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


Would you suggest looking into how to avoid paying out for SDLT?


Homeward Legal firmly advise against any stamp duty scheme, because these schemes are often uneconomical and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .