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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 Irlam Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 06/12/16

Commuting from the area? ;

The closest train station to Irlam is Irlam. The nearest airport to Irlam is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport (2 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 20 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 9 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 9 miles and Eccles Airport is 3 miles away.

Irlam is approximately 3 miles of junction entry 10 Westbound of the M60.

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Irlam area info

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Carrington St George Churches Conservation Trust and Warburton St Werburgh Churches Conservation Trust are situated in Irlam.

The nearest hospital to Irlam is Trafford General.

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There are lots of 'cheap' offers, but how do we find a good one? We need a fixed rate conveyancing quote in Irlam.

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Both high-street and online solicitors claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers A quote should, in addition, define any disbursements. Any extra costs which are listed in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable. They only come into force where your lawyer must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.

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Which specific search enquiries should my conveyancer in Irlam order when instructed on a Irlam property?

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The customary legal procedure is to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW), Environment Search and Coal Mining (Con29M) as well as any specific searches for example Index Map.

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Does Homeward Legal look after the legal conveyancing of property auction properties in Irlam?

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Yes - Homeward Legal is very knowledgeable with sellers at auction. Traditionally difficult to value buildings are purchased at property auctions and these require further review by the property lawyer We therefore advocate buyers to formally appoint a conveyancing lawyer prior to the actual auction for a full investigation of the

legal documents. Subsequently, following the day of bidding your appointed solicitor is wholly focused on completing the legal work in 28 days as required by the conditions of sale.

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What is the council tax on a converted house in Irlam?

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Ordinarily, a conveyancing report on title should include the Trafford council tax band.

Correct rates for properties in Irlam are listed at the Trafford council site. At the time of writing, 29/08/2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £869.00
  • Band B - £1,014.00
  • Band C - £1,159.00
  • Band D - £1,303.00
  • Band E - £1,593.00
  • Band F - £1,883.00
  • Band G - £2,172.00
  • Band H - £2,607.00

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What will a Irlam property solicitor advise if the home is located in a Trafford local authority conservation area and turns out to have an un-consented roof aerials added?

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Trafford council enquiries carried out by your solicitor during the legal process will identify whether the property is in a designated conservation area and any evidence of formal approval for changes to the property will be asked for. In the event that no appropriate consents be available, the solicitor will inform you of the best alternative e.g. buying an indemnity insurance policy or seeking retrospective approval from the council.

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What issues are key to arrange fast conveyancing?

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As is often reported, a fast conveyancing transaction is essential to is to use a proactive and experienced solicitor. Consider the following:

  • Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?
  • Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact
  • Do they offer 'no move, no fee' protection? This can incentivise a faster transaction.

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Which lender panels in Irlam are you on?

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Most lenders in Irlam are on our solicitors' panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include New Life, Liverpool Rd, Cadishead, Manchester, M44 5AN.

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How is stamp duty calculated?

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The Stamp Duty due is based on the purchase price. It is £1430 on a £143000 house or flat (correct March 2013).

 
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