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Transfer of Equity in Retford

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 Retford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 03/12/16

Local travel information:

The closest train station to Retford is Retford, almost 1 mile away and the closest airport to Retford is Gamston Airport. Robin Hood Airport is 12 miles, and Sheffield City Airport is 19 miles away.

Retford is a nearby hospital.

Q.

Are additional fees applied? We are trying to find discount conveyancing in Retford.

A.

Many online and high street solicitors offer so-called cheap conveyancing, but additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Retford?

A.

Retford is located in Bassetlaw District Council, Queens Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 2AH, Tel: 01909 533 533

Q.

Where do I go about establish whether the Retford conservation area is at risk?

A.

English Heritage keep a list on the state of repair of conservation areas as well as the exposure to standards slipping. Conservation areas in Retford are nominated by Bassetlaw who regulate the state of the area including things like vacant buildings, loft extensions and street furniture.

Q.

With a property ready to buy , how can we get fast conveyancing?

As is widely reported, contacting a proactive lawyer is crucial to a fast transaction. There are, however, numerous things you could do. These include:

  • answering any queries raised by the lawyer as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements
  • keeping in regular contact with your lawyer

Q.

We are buying with Beverley Building Society - what will I need to consider?

A.

In some cases, lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. This can mean greater conveyancing costs for home buyers. Homeward Legal, though, will act for all large mortgage lenders.

Q.

Which environmental factors can impact land in Retford. Will they be properly investigated?

A.

Land in Retford could be contaminated by a range of naturally-occurring factors. Contaminants like waste treatment sites in the area or existing and proposed overhead electricity cables will be detailed in an appropriate search.

Q.

Will we need a chancel liability search? We are buying a home on the same street as a parsonage in Retford.

A.

Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a Retford Parochial Church Council enforce liability. Churches in the local area include St Michael the Archangel, St Saviour and St Swithun.

Q.

How much would my conveyancing searches be?

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With a Homeward Legal conveyancing solicitor, a purchase conveyancing client charged no more than £249 for the standard search bundle.

 
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