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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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Updated: 02/12/16

Regional travel information

The nearest station to Leyland is Leyland, approximately 1 mile away and Blackpool International Airport is 15 miles from Leyland. Eccles Airport is 21 mile away.

Leyland is very close at under a miles of junction entry 28 Northbound of the M6.

Whittle le Woods, Lisieux Hall is the nearest hospital for Leyland.


How do we find the best rates for conveyancing in Leyland for a £420,000 house?


Both high-street and online law firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional fees will be included in the terms and conditions. Extras should be reasonable and clear and be applied only where the lawyer is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


Could the legal charges in Leyland cover any extra charges?


Homeward Legal's solicitors will never charge any hidden charges for standard conveyancing legal work. Your conveyancing quote is an single, accurate price.


We are buying a 1960's property, should we have searches performed?


Conveyancing searches are a standardised pack of enquiries carried out in the interest of the purchaser, and cover solely issues and defects relating to the property's legal title.


What will the Leyland conveyancing lawyer recommend if the property is in a South Ribble council conservation area that may have unsightly dormer windows installed?


Local authority searches conducted by the solicitor as part of the conveyancing should identify whether the property is inside a conservation area proof of planning authority consent for modifications will be required.

In the absence of any consents, your Leyland conveyancer will advise you of the best alternatives, which include getting from the appropriate local authority or obtaining indemnity insurance.


Which of the mortgage lender panels in Leyland are your solicitors members of?


Of lenders with offices in or near Leyland, we with the majority. Leyland lenders and mortgage specialists include Aspect Mortgages Ltd, Oak House/317 Golden Hill La, Leyland, PR25 2YJ. The solicitor managing the legal work for your move can carry out any relevant lender-imposed searches or checks.


There is a lot of online help on the conveyancing process as a buyer of a maisonette. Would it be an unrealistic idea to do the conveyancing on a DIY basis without help.?


It can certainly possible for you to handle the legal process yourself. The truth is however that a conveyancing solicitor typically handles a huge number of functions ranging from chasing notices/share certificates or interpreting management accounts some of which require a qualified solicitor.

Additionaly solicitors firms must carry the correct professional indemnity insurance that ultimately protects you in the event of any losses you encounter.


I am intending to purchase a barn conversion in Whitworth. Will a chancel search be necessary?


The property solicitor is likely to recommend a chancel search, irrespective of the parish where the home being bought is found. In Leyland's much older areas, chancel repair dues can be collected on the current owners of a home where parish councils may have spared previous owners or tenants. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


How early should you get a conveyancing solicitor?


In simple terms, the sooner you instruct a firm, the better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks which may begin straight away. Instructing your solicitor earlier for a sale means that paperwork can be prepared, even before a buyer is found, whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Leyland solicitor ready when you make an offer.