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

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Conveyancing in Headingley Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

Living in Headingley? ;

Leeds Bradford Airport is 5 miles from Headingley. The closest station to Headingley is Burley Park, around a mile away.

Motorists are well catered for with Headingley having good road access about 1.5m of the A58M.

Leeds Dental is the nearest hospital.

Q.

Do all cheap conveyancing quotes have extra fees? I need to find a discount conveyancing quote.

A.

This catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers claim to offer cheap conveyancing, however extra costs are often hiding in the terms. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.

Q.

I have read about the serious flooding in Yorkshire I am anxious that conveyancing searches won't be sufficient?

A.

A competent lawyer in Headingley will carry out flood risk searches (Landmark database search) if the environmental search identifies a significant risk Headingley flood risk area

For added assurance you could get in touch with a neighbour of the property.

Q.

How do we work out stamp duty, and what will it be on a £643000 residence?

A.

Stamp Duty Land Tax will depend on the property's price. For a house or flat sold for £643000, the SDLT rate is £25720.

Q.

We have a found a property to buy. How do we guarantee a fast conveyancing process?

A.

Primarily, fast conveyancing is essential to instruct a communicative solicitor. There are various jobs you could do to get moving sooner, such

as, responding to your solicitor by phone, fax or email wherever possible, requesting regular updates from your solicitor and keep the pressure on and confirming your mortgage offer.

Q.

I need to find fast solicitors in Headingley - is that Homeward Legals solicitors?

A.

Our firm by default adopt a highly speed focused approach to concluding the legal process to meet the home sellers needs.

Our conveyancers always communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller chain and use advanced case and work flow systems to complete on your home move as quickly as possible.

Q.

What is the council tax on a residential semi-detached house in Headingley?

A.

Ordinarily, the title report should supply the relevant Leeds council tax band. The correct rates for properties in Headingley are tabled at the Leeds council site. As at, 07/11/2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £875.00
  • Band B - £1,021.00
  • Band C - £1,167.00
  • Band D - £1,312.00
  • Band E - £1,604.00
  • Band F - £1,896.00
  • Band G - £2,187.00
  • Band H - £2,625.00

Q.

The internet is full of abundant manuals about doing your own legal work such as How to Buy Your First Home (And How to Sell it Too). In which case, do I need to instruct a Headingley property lawyer ?

A.

It is certainly possible for you to conduct conveyancing yourself. In reality however, a property lawyer is in charge of a long list of jobs including chasing mortgage offer and identifying the most appropriate searches most of which require a qualified professional. Despite that solicitors are obliged to carry indemnity insurance that protects you from any professional failures.

Q.

Has zinc (Zn) ever contaminated land in Headingley?

A.

Given the history of industry and agriculture in parts of Headingley, soil contamination is inescapable. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including food-processing waste.

 
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