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Transfer of Equity in Haltwhistle

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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Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Haltwhistle clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Haltwhistle Q & A's

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Updated: 18/01/17

Living in the Haltwhistle area? ;

Haltwhistle's closest train station is Haltwhistle and the closest airport to Haltwhistle is Carlisle Airport.

Haltwhistle War Memorial is the nearest hospital for Haltwhistle.


How do I find affordable conveyancing?


Both high-street and online law firms promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs can increase the solicitor's invoice. Applicable disbursements should also be clearly stated on a quote Costs ought to be fair and only apply in cases where your solicitor must perform additional tasks for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


For fast conveyancing on the purchase of a £127k property, what do we need to guarantee?


Key to moving faster is to employing a proactive conveyancer. There are a range of things you as the buyer can also do to get moving sooner, such as, encouraging your conveyancer to carry out searches promptly, answering any queries raised by your conveyancer as soon as possible and confirming your mortgage offer.


How is Stamp Duty Land Tax calculated, what will it be on a £1188000 Haltwhistle property?


The rate of stamp duty due will depend on the home's value. For a property purchased for £1188000, stamp duty is £59400.


Northern Rock is our lender, what will I need to know?

Your mortgage lender will require legal work to be performed on their behalf. A small number of lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel', which may result in higher conveyancing costs for property purchasers. Homeward Legal, fortunately, can act for many mortgage lenders so that you will not be required to pay legal costs to your lender's solicitor.


May my conveyancing charges for my Haltwhistle purchase incorporate any extra charges?


No. Our solicitors do not hide any additional costs for Haltwhistle conveyancing. Your quote is an single, accurate fee the legal costs for your transaction.


Fixtures and fittings refer to what exactly?


New owners in Haltwhistle are often frustrated by confusion over which fixtures and fittings will be included in a sale. Often, this issue is overlooked, making the completion and approval of a comprehensive fixtures and fittings form so important.


Do you confirm looking into how to defer paying HMRC stamp duty?


Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is generally due for property purchases sold for over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. We do not recommend any stamp duty scheme. These schemes are highly expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .


What will the council tax cost for a new build Band D apartment in Haltwhistle?


The property's council tax band should usually be detailed within the conveyancer's title report along with the local authority. The latest tax rates for residents of Haltwhistle are set out in detail online at the Northumberland local authority site. At the time of authoring on 27 September 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,003.00
  • Band B - £1,170.00
  • Band C - £1,337.00
  • Band D - £1,504.00
  • Band E - £1,839.00
  • Band F - £2,173.00
  • Band G - £2,507.00
  • Band H - £3,009.00