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Transfer of Equity in Plymstock

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 Plymstock

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Plymstock 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 Plymstock Q & A's

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Updated: 04/12/16

Plymstock attractions and landmarks

Saltram National Trust Plymouth National Marine Aquarium Aquarium and Royal Citadel English Heritage are close at hand to Plymstock.

Plymstock's closest train station is Plymouth. Plymstock's closest airport is Plymouth City Airport (4 miles).

The closest hospital to Plymstock is Mount Gould Plymouth.

Q.

We need to find a low cost conveyancing estimate. What should be watch out for?

A.

Both high-street and online solicitors advertise theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra charges are frequently hidden in small print. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. A quote for conveyancing in Plymstock must also state any disbursements to be paid. Costs found in your solicitor's terms should be reasonable. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

Q.

What is the council tax on a Forties end of terrace Band A property in Plymstock?

A.

Your pertinent council tax band will frequently be set out as part of the conveyancing report on title, and by the governing local authority. The latest tax rates for properties in Plymstock are tabled online at the Plymouth local authority site. As at, 17 December 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £986.00
  • Band B - £1,150.00
  • Band C - £1,314.00
  • Band D - £1,478.00
  • Band E - £1,807.00
  • Band F - £2,135.00
  • Band G - £2,464.00
  • Band H - £2,957.00

Q.

How do we hold off paying out for SDLT?

A.

Stamp Duty Land Tax must be paid for property purchases over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme should be treated with extreme caution in Plymstock, as such schemes are often uneconomical and very risky.

Q.

What does our conveyancing searches cost?

A.

With a Homeward Legal solicitor, a purchase conveyancing client required to pay at a maximum £249 for a standard bundle of searches. Searches are paid to a third party, and will not be included in your solicitor's fees.

Q.

To complete on our purchase ASAP, how do we get a fast conveyancing process?

A.

It is well established that finding a proactive and experienced solicitor is key buying faster. There are, however, numerous tasks you as the buyer can also do to speed up the process, such as, requesting regular updates from your solicitor and keep the pressure on, responding to your solicitor by phone, fax or email wherever possible and confirming your mortgage offer.

Q.

Should the fixtures and fittings include electric or gas fires?

A.

New owners are regularly frustrated by a lack of clarity over fixtures and fittings. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.

Q.

I am planning to sell my house and have a quote from you. Might there be any extra costs?

A.

No. Homeward Legal's solicitors will not charge any additional fees for Plymstock conveyancing. Sometimes your case requires an separate piece of legal work, like for shared ownership, but you will be made aware of any fees pertaining to such work before they are incurred.

Q.

When should we instruct a solicitor in Plymstock?

A.

If you use a firm offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, as soon as possible. The legal work can then commence very early in the process. Early instruction of a firm can reduce the likelihood of the sale or purchase aborting.

 
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