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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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Updated: 17/01/17

Local information:

Portmadog train station is almost a mile from Porthmadog. The nearest airport to Porthmadog is Caernarfon Airport Airport.

Bron y Garth Garth Bengan is the nearest hospital to Porthmadog.


What are the best conveyancing rates for a 100,000 house?


This topic catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors offer cheap conveyancing. Often extra charges can pad the final bill. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


What do we need to calculate Stamp Duty Land Tax rates in Porthmadog and how much should we pay on a £1010000 house?


The Stamp Duty that will be due is based on the value of the home. Stamp duty will be £50500 on a £1010000 house.


If I am buying near church land in Porthmadog, is it necessary that we get a search for chancel liability?


The Law Lords decision in Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank in 2003 reaffirmed that 'lay impropriators' of property must contribute towards church repairs. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance.


What can a Porthmadog property solicitor do when the property we am buying is inside a registered conservation area and has conspicuous windows fitted?

Your property lawyer will always verify if the property is within a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have appropriate permissions.


Do you recommend your solicitors to handle the conveyancing for auction properties in Porthmadog?


Our residential property lawyers frequently carry out work for buyers and sellers at auction. Conveyancers consistently suggest bidders to appoint a SRA regulated conveyancing company well before the actual auction to allow enough time for a review.

After the property auction date, a lawyer should be fully prepared to get through the legal process within 28 days after exchange as required by the auction conditions.


How soon is it appropriate to instruct a solicitor in Porthmadog?


With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the sooner you instruct a firm, the better. Prompt instruction of a firm to act for you on your Porthmadog transaction could mitigate the chance of your sale or purchase falling though.


We are buying in Porthmadog on a newly development former industrial site. Is lead (Pb) soil contamination likely?


Steps are taken in all parts of Porthmadog and the UK to rectify soil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include chlorinated solvents and water contaminants such as household chemicals.


If I am purchasing near Porthmadog, in the parish of Porthmadog, do we need a chancel search?


Your conveyancing lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is taken out, irrespective of the parish where the property being bought is located. Through some Parochial Church Councils have chosen to exact chancel repairs on owners, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish in which lay rectors have not been expected to pay chancel repair dues recently will not be so in future. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.