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Transfer of Equity in Plymouth

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors Plymouth

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Plymouth clients every week.

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Conveyancing in Plymouth Q & A's

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Updated: 04/12/16

Plymouth key data:

As corroborated by the 2011 census, the population of Plymouth 542,719 spread over an area of 286,837 hectares giving a density of population of 1.9 people per hectare.

Plymouth City Airport is 4 miles from Plymouth. The nearest station to Plymouth is Plymouth.

The most convenient hospital to Plymouth is Royal Eye Infirmary Plymouth.


How do we get a discount conveyancing quote?


The confusion over this matter catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many law firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. These terms are often ignored by excited homeowners, eager to get underway. Extra costs included in terms of engagement ought to be fair and clearly defined. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


I am thinking of buying in Sutton, we need to know if Stamp Duty relief is available for Plymouth?


Stamp Duty relief expired in April 2013, and thus is no longer available. If your Plymouth property costs more than £125,000, you’ll have to pay Stamp Duty.


We would prefer to exchange contracts in a very short time frame, are you known as fast Plymouth conveyancing solicitors?


Many conveyancing solicitors are very slow, which can cause even more stress and worry to the moving process.

Homeward Legal’s lawyers employ a state-of-the-art integrated system to speed up the process. More importantly, we always match you with a property lawyer that is practiced in efficiently communicating so as to keep any delays to a minimum.

Read our blog post about fast conveyancing to find out more.


How can we ensure we get fast conveyancing in Plymouth?


Finding a proactive and experienced solicitor is crucial to moving faster. Ask these questions when seeking a conveyancer:

  • Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact?
  • Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?
  • Do they offer a ‘no move no fee’ guarantee?
  • Call Homeward Legal on 0800 038 6699 to find out more about how we can speed up your conveyancing.


Which individual property conveyancing searches will the Plymouth conveyancing solicitor apply for when carrying out the conveyancing for a Plymouth flat?


The routine procedure is to get Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Clay Search, and possibly less common searches, like a Planning and local information.


How much will the fees for conveyancing searches come to?


Plymouth conveyancing searches range in cost depending on what area the property you are buying is based in. Searches are paid to a third party, and are not included in a quote for solicitor's fees though they will be clearly displayed in your quote and invoice so you know exactly where your money is going.

If you’re confused about how conveyancing searches work, read our handy guide, or try our instant quote generator, which will give you all the information you need, plus prices.


What sort of flood risks will a conveyancing solicitor in Plymouth check?


Your solicitor will apply for a Water and Drainage Search, as well as a Flood Search if the property you are buying is located near a body of water.

This is to ensure that your new property will be safe from any potential flooding due to drains, rivers or groundwater.

Read our article on flood searches to find out more.


How can I find out if any of the Plymouth conservation areas are in a bad state?


The assessment of the state of repair of conservation areas is recorded by English Heritage (formerly Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) and the following data is available at English Heritage - Union Street is registered as being in a very bad state with medium vulnerability and unknown status.

Phone Annie Evans on 0117 975 1308 for more information.