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Transfer of Equity in Hereford

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 Hereford Q & A's

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Updated: 03/12/16

Commuting to the Hereford area? ;

As calculated by the most recent census (2011) the population of Hereford 176,493 people spread over an area of 508,680 acres giving a density of population of 0.3 people per acre.

The nearest train station to Hereford is Hereford, around 1 mile away and the nearest airport to Hereford is Defford Airport (disused) Airport.

Hereford County is a relatively close hospital.


How do we get affordable conveyancing?


Many solicitors advertise theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra fees will be included in the terms of engagement. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on your quote Additional charges included in the terms should be clearly defined and only apply to matters if the conveyancer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Will your conveyancing solicitor in Hereford conduct any conveyancing searches on the Herefordshire Sixties semi-detached house I am intending to purchase?


The normal conveyancing procedure will be to obtain Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental as well as any specific searches, which might include Contaminated Land.


Unforeseen financial circumstances dictate that we need to complete on the conveyancing on a property in a very short time frame, do you work with any fast solicitors in Hereford ?


Our lawyers always adopt a very take charge approach when completing the transfer of title.

Homeward Legals property lawyers approach to conveyancing is different as we use leading edge fast response systems . Critically we always allocate you a firm trained to communicate with agents, landlords, councils and all parties in the property chain (line of buyers and sellers) .


What will the council tax cost me on a Victorian Band B apartment in Hereford?


The appropriate council tax band will, more often than not, be highlighted within the title report, as well as by the local authority. The latest tax charges for Hereford are set out at the Herefordshire council website. Currently, 02 June 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £997.00
  • Band B - £1,163.00
  • Band C - £1,329.00
  • Band D - £1,495.00
  • Band E - £1,827.00
  • Band F - £2,159.00
  • Band G - £2,492.00
  • Band H - £2,990.00


When in the process should I speak to a solicitor in Hereford?


With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the sooner the better, as there are a number of tasks that can begin very early in the process. Instructing a solicitor to handle your Hereford conveyancing early for a sale may mean that information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer, whereas if you are buying your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed.


To complete on our purchase ASAP, can we aim for fast legal work?


Contacting a proactive conveyancing solicitor is key a fast conveyancing transaction. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?
  • Do they use email?
  • Do they order searches immediately?


Barnsley Building Society is going to be our lender, is there anything we need to consider?


House buyers should be aware that some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean increased legal costs for house purchasers. Homeward Legal are able to act for all large mortgage lenders, ensuring that an additional conveyancer will not be required to act for your lender.


Which Hereford lender panels are you on?


Most lenders in Hereford are on our Hereford solicitors' panel. Hereford lenders and mortgage specialists include Alliance, Fred Bulmer Centre/Wall St, Hereford, HR4 9HP, Principality Building Society, 2 St Peters Sq, Hereford, HR1 2PG, and Griffiths Guy, 4 Bullrush Clo, Hereford, HR1 2SU.