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Transfer of Equity in Newcastle under Lyme

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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Remortgage Solicitors Newcastle under Lyme

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Conveyancing in Newcastle under Lyme Q & A's

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Updated: 27/11/16

Local travel and health information

Newcastle under Lyme is less than 3m of junction entry 15 Northbound of the M6.

Newcastle under Lyme's closest station is Etruria. Newcastle under Lyme's nearest airport is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport (24 miles). Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 25 miles away.

Sandy Lane Newcastle under Lyme is the most convenient hospital to Newcastle under Lyme.


I am trying to find low cost conveyancing in Newcastle under Lyme. How do we get a quote?


Many online and high street solicitors claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional charges will be included in the solicitor's terms. Chargeswhich are listed in the solicitor's terms ought to be reasonable and clear. A conveyancing quote should, in addition, define the disbursements to be paid.The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.


Are any of the designated Newcastle under Lyme conservation areas are in a deteriorating state?


A recent list of the state of conservation areas in Newcastle under Lyme is assessed by English Heritage and the following data is currently available at their website:

Butterton with Newcastle under Lyme is designated as very bad with medium vulnerability and no significant change.


What does searches usually cost?


The cost of searches does vary somewhat. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are charged at cost.


I am going to a property auction and will would like organise a fast purchase, what can we do to speed up the process?

Firstly, fast conveyancing is key is to employing a proactive, diligent solicitor. There are, however, several tasks you, as the purchaser, could do, including, clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements, promptly completing and return any forms and asking for property searches to be ordered immediately.


The house being bought is on a ex-industrial site. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste like barium?


Newcastle under Lyme and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as trichloroethylene and groundwater contaminants like silage.


How much is the council tax on a Fifties semi-detached Band G property in Newcastle under Lyme?


You should be provide your new house's council tax band with the conveyancing report on title. The latest tax charges for Newcastle under Lyme are set out on the Newcastle-under-Lyme council website. As of 17 October 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £973.00
  • Band B - £1,135.00
  • Band C - £1,297.00
  • Band D - £1,459.00
  • Band E - £1,784.00
  • Band F - £2,108.00
  • Band G - £2,432.00
  • Band H - £2,919.00


How long should be allowed for conveyancing to buy a home take in Newcastle under Lyme?


The number of weeks taken to transact a house is not wholly predictable. This is based on several factors which may include whether a mortgage lender requires particular searches. With Homeward Legal, your sale, purchase or remortgage receives fast and efficient service.


Should you get a chancel search? We are purchasing a residence in Newcastle under Lyme.


In Newcastle under Lyme, some owners can be required to pay for upkeep of church property in the locality. Terms used in a property's name, like 'Glebe Farm', may indicate chancel liability. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise further. Newcastle under Lyme church lands where chancel liability may apply include Newcastle S.Giles, Newcastle S.Paul and St George's Newcastle