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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 Malpas Q & A's

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Updated: 06/12/16

Local area information

Malpas's nearest station is Whitchurch at 5 miles. The nearest airport to Malpas is Howarden Airport (14 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 23 miles and away.

Whitchurch is the closest hospital for Malpas.


How do I get fixed rate conveyancing in Malpas?


This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra fees are often hiding in the terms, left unregarded by busy buyers Any disbursements to be paid must also be stated on the quote Any costs should be fair and clearly defined. They only apply to matters if your conveyancer must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


Do your house conveyancing solicitors do the legal conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Malpas?


Our firm often act for buyers at auction. Conveyancers always suggest bidders to instruct an affordable conveyancing lawyer prior to the date of the auction to give enough time for a detailed investigation.

Subsequently, following the auction day your selected lawyer is focused on concluding all of the legal work in the limited time frame as typically required .


How can a conveyancing solicitor in Malpas advise us on the risk and history of local flooding to properties in Malpas for a Victorian property I am intending to purchase?

A lawyer applies for environmental searches that incorporate Malpas flood risk information. An inexpensive involved flood risk search, such as the Landmark search, could possibly be proposed by a conveyancing solicitor in Malpas, if in the event that the initial conveyancing searches suggest a potential flood risk to the Victorian property.


When I am buying in Malpas, is it important that we get a search for chancel liability?


Property owners near to church property in the locality are expected to contribute towards repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. Some names or words such as 'Glebe Farm' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel liability may apply. Malpas Church of England properties which may give rise to chancel liability include St Andrew and St Oswald.


Why does conveyancing for a Malpas property purchase go on for so long?


Conveyancing may be delayed. Homeward Legal endeavour to diminish the cost of these delays by proactively handling all enquiries. Common delays can include slow solicitors acting for the other side.


What will the council tax cost for a Fifties Band C flat in Malpas?


The band should in most cases be reported in the title report along with the local council. The latest tax charges for properties in Malpas are set out at the Cheshire West and Chester local authority website. On 07 December 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £993.00
  • Band B - £1,159.00
  • Band C - £1,324.00
  • Band D - £1,490.00
  • Band E - £1,821.00
  • Band F - £2,152.00
  • Band G - £2,483.00
  • Band H - £2,979.00


Which local authority is responsible for Malpas?


Malpas is located in Cheshire West and Chester Council, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP, contact: 0300 123 8 123


Would you advise taking steps to avoid paying out for stamp duty on a residential property?


Stamp duty scheme should be treated with extreme caution in Malpas. Such schemes are often uneconomical and unreliable.