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Transfer of Equity in Higham Wood

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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Remortgage Solicitors Higham Wood

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

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Conveyancing in Higham Wood Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 18/01/17

Higham Wood attractions and landmarks

Tonbridge Castle Castle and Capel St Thomas Becket Churches Conservation Trust are in Higham Wood.

Higham Wood's nearest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport. London City Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Rochester Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. Higham Wood's nearest station is Tonbridge.

The most convenient hospital to Higham Wood is Tonbridge Cottage.

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How do we find a cheap solicitor quote for purchasing a home?

A.

Many property lawyers claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms, left unread by preoccupied homeowners

Q.

Harpenden Building Society is our mortgage lender, what will we need to know?

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A small number of lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel, potentially creating greater conveyancing costs for purchasers. We, fortunately, are able to act for all large CML-approved lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

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Is simultaneous exchange and completion a disbursement or fee?

A good quote should clearly state all fees and disbursements. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in a quote.

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How is Higham Wood contaminated land checked when purchasing?

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Several contaminants can ruin residential property in Higham Wood, such as nearby electrical substations. An environmental search should offer more information.

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We are intending to purchase a church rectory in Northfleet. Are we advised to get a chancel search?

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A solicitor may suggest that a chancel search be ordered, whichever parish in which the building being purchased is located. In Higham Wood's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the current owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have previously chosen not to do so.

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We are completing in June. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates calculated?

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Stamp Duty will rely on several factors, primarily the value of the property. On a £54000 property, stamp duty will be £0.

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I have requested a quote from you. Will I need to pay any hidden charges?

A.

No. Homeward Legal never charge any extra, hidden costs for your legal work. Your quote is an accurate price.

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Conveyancers in Higham Wood do formal searches if acting for a home purchase client - which particular searches?

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If purchasing and applying for a mortgage the lender will expect a solicitor to get particular searches, including the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search as well as any area-specific searches e.g. a Cheshire Brine Search.

 
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