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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: 16/01/17

Ravensthorpe travel information:

Ravensthorpe's nearest airport is Leeds Bradford Airport (13 miles). Sheffield City Airport is 23 miles away. Mirfield station is approximately a mile from Ravensthorpe.

Dewsbury & District is the nearest hospital to Ravensthorpe.


How do I get a cheap solicitor in Ravensthorpe to own a house?


Many online and high street law firms advertise theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees will be included in small print. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. A conveyancing quote should also clearly state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.


How much is the council tax on a Sixties converted Band H home in Ravensthorpe?


As a rule the title report will cover the Kirklees council tax band.

Up-to-date rates for residents of Ravensthorpe are tabled on the Kirklees local authority website. At the time of writing, 18 February 2013, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £937.00
  • Band B - £1,093.00
  • Band C - £1,249.00
  • Band D - £1,405.00
  • Band E - £1,717.00
  • Band F - £2,030.00
  • Band G - £2,342.00
  • Band H - £2,810.00


Property lawyers in Ravensthorpe do some property conveyancing searches if acting for a home purchase client, but which particular searches?


If purchasing and obtaining a mortgage lender insist that a solicitor to get at least these searches - Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search and Environment Search,, and possibly specific searches for instance Contaminated Land.


What will a Ravensthorpe property solicitor do if the house I am buying is located in a conservation area and has unsanctioned dormer windows fitted?


A conveyancing solicitor will carry out searches to check whether the property is within a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have essential permission.


Do I need a chancel search when we are buying in Ravensthorpe?


In Ravensthorpe, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to pay for repairs to local churches. Several sources are used to determine liability in Ravensthorpe, including parish records. Ravensthorpe church properties include St Denys and St Saviour.


Unexpected personal circumstances mean we would prefer to make haste and exchange on the sale of our jointly owned maisonette as quickly as possible, do you any especially fast Ravensthorpe conveyancing solicitors ?


Often Ravensthorpe solicitors firms are passive which can add a lot of uncertainty to the property legal process.

Homeward Legals approach to conveyancing is different - we always use cutting edge practice management systems . Importantly we always allocate you a solicitor qualified to communicate through all parts of the property chain (line of buyers and sellers) .


Should we select a law firm suggested by my local agent?


An agent will push a conveyancer. These referrals should be compared against alternatives, as some agents choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most appropriate choice.


Is gazumping common practice in Ravensthorpe?


Gazumping occurs when an offer is accepted but then rejected by the home owner, choosing instead a higher offer. The will be a risk of getting gazumped in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. You should instruct your conveyancing solicitor as soon as you can to reduce the chance of your transaction being gazumped.