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Transfer of Equity in Paddock Wood

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 Paddock Wood Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 30/11/16

Paddock Wood information:

Paddock Wood's nearest train station is Paddock Wood. Paddock Wood's nearest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (13 miles). Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 19 miles away.

The closest hospital to Paddock Wood is Pembury, Tunbridge Wells.

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We are trying to find fixed rate Paddock Wood conveyancing. Will we get a quote or and estimate?

A.

Many online and high street property lawyers purport to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra fees can inflate your solicitor's invoice. Additional fees found in the small print ought to be clearly defined. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

For fast conveyancing to buy a £171,000 property, what do we need to guarantee?

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As is widely reported, contacting a proactive property lawyer is crucial to a fast completion. There are, however, a number of tasks you as the purchaser can do. These include:

  • encouraging your property lawyer to carry out searches promptly
  • promptly completing and return any forms
  • organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage

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Can we get out of paying out for stamp duty to HM Revenue?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) usually must be paid for property purchases valued at over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty scheme must be treated with caution, as such schemes are often uneconomical and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed . There have been a range of government initiatives, such as relief for buyers in 'disadvantaged areas', and your solicitor will advise if these may apply.

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How long should conveyancing legal work often take? I need a fast service.

For the majority of home buyers, the amount of time required to transact a residence may vary, with reference to a broad set of issues affecting the property. These may include situations where another party does not quickly respond an enquiry. With our specialist solicitors, each client is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.

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My lender is Yorkshire Bank, is there anything we need to consider?

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A small number of lenders have limited the number of solicitors who can act for them. Homeward Legal, however, are able to act for many lenders, ensuring that an additional lawyer will not be required to act for your lender.

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My partner and I are planning to buy in Paddock Wood, and would like to check that there are many conservation areas.

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Parts of Paddock Wood considered be of 'special architectural and historic interest', like fishing villages, may be recorded as conservation areas. You may wish to contact the local authority if you have specific questions, but your conveyancing lawyer will address this during the house-buying process.

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What type of local searches into the potential risk of flooding in the Kent area will a Paddock Wood conveyancing solicitor actually conduct?

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An important component in the legal due diligence procedure of buying a property involves your lawyer conducting property environmental searches that give some details in relation to Paddock Wood flood risk area data. A significantly more in-depth conveyancing search, such as the Landmark search, will typically be proposed by your solicitor in Paddock Wood if in the event that the enviro. search reveal any risk of flooding.

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Do your house conveyancing solicitors carry out residential property auction conveyancing in Paddock Wood?

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All of our property conveyancers regularly carry out work for buyers at auction. Our panel of property lawyers have previously been instructed by many vendors at local Paddock Wood auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Smart buyers at auction will get a conveyancing solicitor as quickly as possible to allow sufficient time for a detailed report of the auction legal pack prior to the property auction. Immediately following the property auction date, the lawyer needs to be geared up to complete the legal side of things inside 28 days after exchange of contracts as typically required by the terms of sale.

 
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