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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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Conveyancing in Saltney Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 09/12/16

Saltney data:

Saltney's closest airport is Howarden Airport (2 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 12 miles and away. Saltney's closest station is Chester at 3 miles.

The most convenient hospital for Saltney is Nuffield Grosvenor Chester.

Q.

Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? I need to find a discount conveyancing quote.

A.

The confusion over this point catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Extra costs ought to be clearly defined. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

We are buying on a recently-developed brownfield land. Can the soil still be contaminated?

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Metal contamination may have occurred throughout Saltney, but if significant harm could be caused to people or protected species by the contamination, it is likely to be labelled contaminated land. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as water contaminants such as solvents and asbestos.

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How is Saltney contaminated land identified during the conveyancing process?

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Property in Saltney could be contaminated by many natural causes, such as hazardous and regulated installations. An environmental search can give more clarity.

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What can a Saltney property solicitor advise if the flat we hope to purchase is located in a conservation area in Cheshire West and Chester local authority and has unsuitable window frames installed?

Cheshire West and Chester local authority search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by your Saltney conveyancing solicitor as part of the conveyancing will ascertain the existence of suitable permission for any changes to the property. If no local authority consents be produced, your conveyancing solicitor will inform you of the best alternative which can include taking out an indemnity insurance policy or requesting retrospective consent from the appropriate local authority.

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How many weeks should conveyancing legal work often require? I need a fast service.

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The length of time needed to transfer a residence varies. This is influenced by a broad set of issues which may include if the lender requires specific searches. Our conveyancing solicitors strive to ensure your sale, purchase or remortgage receives fast and efficient service.

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Will the Saltney property's form for fixtures and fittings list items such as the oven?

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Buyers are frequently confused by the vagueness surrounding which fixtures and fittings should be included with a property. Assumptions relating to fixtures and fittings could vary wildly between the buyers and sellers; this makes a fixtures and fittings form so necessary.

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Should you get a chancel search? I am purchasing in Saltney.

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Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Saltney property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. The solicitor acting on your behalf will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary.

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When in the process do you need to arrange a solicitor to handle our sale?

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Whether you are buying or selling in Saltney, the earlier, the better. Instructing a conveyancing solicitor early for a purchase means that your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed, or, if you are selling a property, documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process.

 
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