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Transfer of Equity in Ilkley

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 Ilkley Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 05/12/16

Living in the Ilkley area? ;

The nearest station to Ilkley is Ilkley, approximately a mile away. The nearest airport to Ilkley is Leeds Bradford Airport (8 miles).

Ilkley, Coronation is a relatively close hospital.

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How do we find a cheap solicitor to purchase a home?

A.

Many law firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges are often hiding in the terms, left unregarded by busy buyers Your quote should also state costs to be paid to third parties, e.g. the Land Registry, (disbursements). Any additional fees which are listed in terms of engagement should be fair.

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Which local authority is responsible for Ilkley?

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Ilkley is located in City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, City Hall, Channing Way, Bradford, BD1 1HY, Tel: 01274 431 000

Q.

Is the SDLT fee a disbursement or fee?

A.

A quote will itemise fees and disbursements, clearly stating which is which. This charge is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in the quote for your conveyancing.

Q.

I am taking out a mortgage with the Co-operative Bank, is there anything we need to consider?

Purchasers need to be aware that some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. For buyers, this can result in significantly greater legal costs. Homeward Legal can act for many mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

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Will I need a home buyers survey for our Ilkley property purchase?

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It is strongly recommended that property purchasers instruct a house surveyor to undertake a survey. There can be a range of defects that have a negative impact on a property, which include dry rot, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

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We are buying a property where the seller has installed cladding on the home which may breach Wentworth Street Bethnal Green conservation area rules.

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Your conveyancing solicitor should check whether the property is inside a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have appropriate permission from the local planning authority. If no appropriate permissions be provided, your solicitor will recommend the best alternative such as taking out an indemnity policy or requesting retrospective consent from Harrogate local authority.

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May the conveyancing quote have any extra charges?

A.

No. Homeward Legal do not charge any hidden charges. You Ilkley conveyancing quote is an honest and accurate price.

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How common is gazumping?

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This describes circumstances where a buyer's offer is, following agreement, later rejected by the seller, in favour of a higher offer. Although gazumping is less common in a declining market, there will always be a chance. Instructing an efficient solicitor as soon as you can to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.

 
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