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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 Launceston Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 13/01/17

Noted Launceston interest

Lawrence House National Trust Launceston Castle English Heritage and Bradstone St Nonna Churches Conservation Trust are near to Launceston.

Launceston's nearest train station is Gunnislake at 11 miles and the nearest airport to Launceston is Plymouth City Airport (19 miles).

The closest hospital is Launceston General.

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How do I find affordable conveyancing?

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Many online and high street conveyancers promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional charges are often hiding in the small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers Any additional costs which are listed in terms and conditions should be fair and reasonable.

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May our conveyancing costs conceal any additional charges?

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It is unfortunate that it is common practice for some firms to hide fees in small print. Homeward Legal never hide any hidden extra charges. Our conveyancing quotes offer an accurate price the legal costs for your sale or purchase.

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Is contaminated land in Launceston a problem?

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A wide range of contaminants caused by human activities can damage property in Launceston, like shallow mining. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail. Contamination can be caused by Launceston waste sites, including Rosehay, Cornwall, PL15 8RN.

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What will the Launceston conveyancing lawyer do when the home we want to buy is inside a registered conservation area and has incongruous doors installed?

The local authority search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) carried out by a solicitor should determine whether the property is inside a conservation area and evidence of formal approval for alterations will be requested. In the event that no necessary permissions be in evidence, the solicitor will advise you of all options such as taking out an indemnity policy or obtaining retrospective consent from the appropriate local authority.

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I am purchasing in Launceston, do we need property searches?

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These searches are standard queries carried out for the buyer. Searches are very useful whether buying with a mortgage or not, but refer specifically to legal-related matters.

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We are buying a sixties investment property in the boundary of conservation areas, how do we lay my hands on more data relating to the state of upkeep?

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Conservation areas in Launceston are designated by the local Cornwall planning authority, who govern conservation area concerns from trees to the prevention of new developments. Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced details in relation to the state of conservation areas in Launceston and across England along with the vulnerability.

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Is cobalt (Co) contamination found to affect Launceston soil?

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Launceston agriculture or industry can cause topsoil contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Launceston, including local authorities.

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Which Launceston mortgage lenders do you work with?

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Of lenders with branches near Launceston, we with the majority. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Complete Mortgage Services, 17 Moor View Terr, Plymouth, PL4 7EB, Clan Financial Services, 18 Prynne Cl, Plymouth, PL1 5BS, and Harper Financial, 23 The Height, Tavistock, PL19 8HQ. The property lawyer handling your case should be able to confirm additional costs or hurdles associated with your chosen lender.

 
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