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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 Northwich Q & A's

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Updated: 16/01/17

Northwich attractions

Anderton Boat Lift Historic Building and Northwich Cheshire Waterlife Bird of Prey Centre are in the vicinity of Northwich.

Greenbank station is approximately 1 mile from Northwich and the nearest airport to Northwich is Manchester Terminal 2 Airport (13 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 15 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 13 miles, Howarden Airport is 20 miles and Eccles Airport is 16 miles away.

The most convenient hospital is Victoria Infirmary Northwich.

Q.

We need a fixed rate conveyancing estimate. What should I check?

A.

The lack of clarity surrounding this matter catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement which buyers and sellers may have not read carefully Costs ought to be fair and reasonable.

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What property will my Northwich conveyancer do when buying a Northwich house?

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The regular procedure is to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage Search, Environmental and Cheshire Brine Search (Coal Authority) and perhaps specific local searches e.g. a CON299.

Q.

Are charges for obtaining duplicate freehold company share certificates disbursements or fees?

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Disbursements and fees ought to be identified on a quote for your conveyancing. These costs are fees not disbursements, and should be included in a quote.

Q.

Which environmental factors can contaminate land in Northwich, and should they be a problem?

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Residential property may have been contaminated by several natural causes and human activities. Contaminants including landfill sites will be considered as part of the environmental searches. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Land/premises At, Wallerscote Road, Cheshire, CW8.

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How does the Northwich conveyancer advise on the potential risk of flooding to properties in Northwich?

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An experienced solicitor will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches that incorporate Northwich flood risk area information. Furthermore, your Northwich property lawyer may suggest an inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more involved local flood search.

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Which local authority is responsible for Northwich?

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

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What will the council tax cost for a new build Band E flat in Northwich?

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The council tax band will, more often than not, be detailed in the title report along with the local authority. Council tax charges for residents of Northwich are set out in detail at the Cheshire West and Chester council website. On (27 November 2012) the different 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

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For a fast conveyancing transaction on the purchase of a £102,000 residence, what do we need to do?

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Essential to a fast transaction is to instruct a experienced lawyer. When finding a suitable a lawyer, : Do they offer 'no move, no fee' protection? This can incentivise a faster transaction. Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication?

 
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