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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 Halewood Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 05/12/16

Commuting from the area? ;

The nearest station to Halewood is Halewood and Halewood's closest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 23 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 23 miles, Howarden Airport is 16 miles and Eccles Airport is 20 miles away.

Motorists are well served with Halewood enjoying very convenient major road access close at under 2m of the M62 Junction 6 Westbound.

St Bartholomews Day Liverpool is the neighbouring hospital for Halewood.

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How do we get affordable conveyancing?

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Many law firms advertise cheap conveyancing, but additional fees can inflate the final invoice. The conveyancing quote should also state applicable disbursements.The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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The property in Halewood being purchased is on a former industrial site. Is the soil possibly contaminated?

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Given the history of industry and agriculture in parts of Halewood, top-soil contamination is difficult to avoid. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) and groundwater contamination.

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We have requested a conveyancing quote from you. Might I end up paying any supplementary hidden charges?

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Homeward Legal do not hide any hidden charges. Our quotes offer an single, accurate fee the legal costs for your move.

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We plan to complete on around 17th March, what should be calculated for stamp duty tax?

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Stamp Duty in Halewood is based on the purchase price. For a house bought for £875000, SDLT is £35000.*

*Correct February 2013

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I am buying a sixties maisonette in one of the conservation area in Halewood. Where can I find more details relating to the standard of repair?

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Conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Knowsley) who regulate everything from trees to the impediment of street posts. Following a campaign, English Heritage have assembled records on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Halewood and throughout England along with the vulnerability of the area.

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What type of inquiry in respect to the uncertain risk of possible flooding to properties in Merseyside will a property lawyer in Halewood give details on for a residential property I am intending to buy?

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A qualified residential property lawyer makes an application for standard formal conveyancing and environmental searches that should include Halewood historical flood risk information.

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I have found abundant publications giving details on do it yourself conveyancing for example Buying a House: A Step-by-step Guide to Buying Your Ideal Home (How to). That being the case, do I need a property solicitor in Halewood for my home move?

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Should you want to attempt to do this you can practically carry out the greater majority of the legal work without external help from solicitor in Halewood. More importantly do it yourself conveyancers are taking risks without suitable professional indemnity insurance that all legal practices are obliged to carry.

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What issues assist with ensuring fast conveyancing?

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Primarily, finding a proactive and experienced solicitor is key faster conveyancing. There are numerous things you can do, including, contacting your solicitor regularly, completing all forms as soon as possible and arranging your mortgage offer.

 
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