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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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Conveyancing in Hyde Q & A's

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Updated: 18/01/17

Living in Hyde? ;

Hyde Central station is around a mile from Hyde and the closest airport to Hyde is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport. Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 10 miles and Eccles Airport is 13 miles away.

Hyde is nearby at 1/4 miles of Junction 3 Westbound of the M67.

Hyde is the closest hospital for Hyde.


How do we get fixed rate conveyancing in Hyde?


Both high-street and online firms purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional fees will be included in the solicitor's terms that homeowners often do not check. Any additional costs ought to be fair and reasonable and only apply in cases where the solicitor must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


Conveyancing searches are calculated from past information and given recent weather changes e g the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England, are they still appropriate to advise on enough about the evolving Hyde flood risk area?


Property environmental searches applied for by a conveyancing solicitor in Hyde will also include a more thorough Landmark flood search if required.

If you are still apprehensive you might try to speak to a neighbour or nearby Greater Manchester flood damage expert for example: Colin Higgins Joiners & Builders, 186 Dowson Road, Hyde, SK14 5BP Tel: 0161-368 6080.


We are moving in Hyde, and have a conveyancing quote from you. Are there any extra charges?

No. Homeward Legal will not charge any extra, hidden fees under any circumstances. Your conveyancing quote is an accurate price the legal expenses for your move.


It seems that beryllium soil contamination may be an issue in Hyde. Please advise.


Most top-soils in Hyde have some degree of contamination, from industry, agriculture and the natural environment . Other sources of contaminated land include water contaminants such as household chemicals and organohalides.


Can you recommend how I bypass paying for stamp duty to HM Revenue?


Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) must be paid on property purchases over £125,000. We do not advise conveyancing clients risk any stamp duty reduction, as such schemes are often uneconomical and can be very unlikely to succeed. There have been a number of official schemes, however, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers. You will be able to confirm your eligibility for any such active initiatives with your solicitor..


Which property should a Hyde conveyancing solicitor get on a Hyde property?


Standard conveyancing procedure is to get the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental and Coal Mining Search as well as any less common searches such as Land Charges Search (K15).


What is the council tax on a Sixties end of terrace property in Hyde?


Frequently the conveyancing report on title will give the relevant Tameside council tax band. Council tax charges for properties in Hyde are set out in detail online at the Tameside local authority website. As at, 14 October 2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £911.00
  • Band B - £1,063.00
  • Band C - £1,214.00
  • Band D - £1,366.00
  • Band E - £1,670.00
  • Band F - £1,973.00
  • Band G - £2,277.00
  • Band H - £2,732.00


If I am purchasing near Hyde, in the parish of Hyde, do we need a chancel search?


Whether you are buying a home in Hyde or elsewhere in the county, the conveyancing lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is ordered. Chancel repair may be imposed on the current owners of a home where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so.