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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 Godstone Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 02/12/16

Read all about the Godstone area ;

Motorists are well served with Godstone ideally situated with very convenient major road access close at inside 1m of Junction 6 Westbound of the M25.

The closest airport to Godstone is London Biggin Hill Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, London City Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 8 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 22 miles and away. Godstone's closest train station is Godstone at 2 miles.

North Downs Caterham is the closest hospital to Godstone.

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How do I get affordable conveyancing in Godstone?

A.

Both high-street and online firms claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However additional fees may be added into the terms and conditions. The disbursements to be paid should be included on your conveyancing quote Additional fees found in terms of engagement should be fair. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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Does my lawyer in Godstone tell me about the cost of the council tax for a Band B house before exchange?

A.

Your property lawyer will contact the relevant Tandridge local authority to find out the currently applicable council tax band and rates, which will subsequently be detailed in the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax charges for Godstone are listed on the Tandridge council website. Currently, 09 February 2013, rates are:

  • Band A - £1,042.00
  • Band B - £1,216.00
  • Band C - £1,390.00
  • Band D - £1,563.00
  • Band E - £1,911.00
  • Band F - £2,258.00
  • Band G - £2,605.00
  • Band H - £3,126.00

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How do we determine stamp duty and how much should it be on a £942000 residential property?

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Stamp Duty is based on the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £37680 on a £942000 house or flat.

Q.

In 3 months we are going to be moving from our detached residence in Godstone into our new maisonette in Godalming . What is the best point to instruct a removals firm?

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The ideal approach is to avoid booking removals until after both sides have agreed the final moving date that occurs once exchange of contracts. Try Sanderstead Removals Ltd, Quarry Logistics Complex/Quarry Rd, Godstone, RH9 8DQ on 01883 741000 or Swift Removals, Parkwood/Byers La, South Godstone, Godstone, RH9 8JL Phone: 01342 893933.

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Why might the conveyancing process be so delayed?

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The legal work required to buy or sell property could be exposed to significant delays even in the best of circumstances. In some cases, the causes are out of the solicitors' hands. Homeward Legal do our best to reduce the cost of these delays wherever a difference can be made.

Q.

Of the large Godstone mortgage lenders, which firms are on your panel?

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The Homeward Legal partnership have solicitors who have experience working with all the major lenders who are Council of Mortgage Lenders-approved. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Godstone, like Home Front Mortgage Services, 2/Faygate Cottages/Faygate La, South Godstone, Godstone, RH9 8JD.

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What type of local conveyancing searches concerning the risk and history of local flooding around Surrey will a Godstone property lawyer be able to do?

A.

An important part of the legal due diligence process involves your lawyer carrying out conveyancing and environmental searches that set out details on the Godstone area flood risk.

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What can contaminate land in Godstone, and will they be thoroughly investigated?

A.

Property may have been contaminated by several natural causes and human activities, like environmental radon sources and infilled land. An environmental search can provide much more clarity. Land/ Premises At, Byers Lane, Surrey, RH9 8JL is one such potential cause of contamination in Godstone.

 
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