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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 Matlock Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 26/11/16

Matlock travel information

Matlock's closest airport is Sheffield City Airport. East Midlands Airport is 24 miles, Tollerton Airport is 25 miles and away and the nearest train station to Matlock is Matlock, about 1 mile away.

Whitworth Matlock is the most convenient hospital for Matlock.

Q.

How do we get affordable conveyancing in Matlock?

A.

Both high-street and online law firms claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. Any extra fees should be fair. They be applicable if the lawyer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

Q.

Would arranging a Homebuyer Report be sensible when buying a property?

A.

It is strongly suggested that all buyers in Matlock book a property surveyor. There can be a wide range of issues which affect a property. These can include flat roof leaks, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

Q.

What are Matlock's searches?

A.

These searches are questions carried out in the interest of the purchaser, which may include a mining search. Conveyancing searches refer to the legal condition of the property's title.

Q.

What can a Matlock property solicitor do when the home we are buying is inside a registered conservation area and has unseemly windows installed?

A.

North East Derbyshire planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by your Matlock conveyancing solicitor as part of the conveyancing will find out whether the Matlock property a designated conservation area and evidence of authorisation for alterations will be requested.

If no appropriate consents be in evidence, your Matlock conveyancing solicitor will recommend the alternatives which can include obtaining an indemnity policy or requesting retrospective approval from the council.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Matlock?

A.

Matlock is located in Derbyshire County Council, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AG, contact: 01629 533 192

Q.

The estate agent has put forward a law firm. Is it risky to use this firm?

A.

Many estate agents have referral deals with solicitors where they refer clients, however, such referrals must be carefully considered, as some agents may 'recommend' the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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We are completing in July. What will be calculated for Stamp Duty Land Tax?

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Stamp Duty depends on a small number of factors, most importantly the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £11820 on a £394000 home.*

*(Source - www.gov.uk, 01/02/2013)

Q.

What would the charges for our searches come to?

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With Homeward Legal, clients buying in Matlock charged at most £249 for a standard search bundle. Less frequently used searches include a tin mining search.

 
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