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Transfer of Equity in Hockley

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 Hockley Q & A's

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Updated: 09/12/16

Hockley area info

Rayleigh Mount National Trust , Rayleigh Windmill, South Woodham Ferrers Marsh Farm Country Park and Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park are near to Hockley.

Hockley station is almost 1 mile from Hockley and Hockley's nearest airport is London, Southend Airport. London Airport is 4 miles, Clacton Airport is 25 miles and Rochester Airport is 19 miles away.

The nearest hospital is Southend, University.

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We need to find a cheap solicitor to purchase a freehold property. What do I need to check for?

A.

Various law firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers Any additional charges listed in the terms needs to be fair. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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What can searches cost?

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Conveyancing searches ranges in cost, depending on the searches chosen. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are not included in a quote for solicitor's fees.

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Do we need to make use of the solicitor that commonly works with by the estate agent in Bideford?

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It is common for estate agents to recommend a solicitors firm. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, an agent may select the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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Is it important that we get a chancel search? I am buying a residence in Hockley.

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In Hockley, some owners can be required to fund maintenance of nearby church property. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land in Hockley must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Church properties in the area include St Peter & St Paul's Church and Wilnecote S.Matthew.

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Is homewardlegal.co.uk set up to act quickly on property auction conveyancing in Hockley?

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In fact we are familiar with local and national auctions and often act for buyers at auction. It is prudent for bidders to choose a SRA regulated lawyer as fast as possible to allow enough time for a title report of the legal pack well before the day of the auction. Following the property auction date your instructed property lawyer is fully focused on finishing the legal work inside a month as typically required .

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Do property searches make a difference?

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Searches are a standard set of enquiries requested by the buyer's solicitor with local and national authorities. These searches do give much needed information and context, but cover solely legal considerations.

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HSBC Bank will be our lender, what do I need to consider?

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Some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. This can mean greater legal costs for house purchasers. We can act on behalf of the vast majority of mortgage lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.

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In what ways can the conveyancer in Hockley advise us on the risk and history of possible flooding to properties in Hockley?

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An important component in the legal process involves your solicitor making an application for environmental searches for information with regard to Hockley flood risk area data.

 
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