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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: 15/01/17

Local data:

Sandown IOW train station is almost a mile from Sandown. Sandown's closest airport is Sandown IoW Airport (2 miles). Southampton Airport is 23 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 3 miles and away.

The closest hospital to Sandown is St Marys Blackwater.


How do I find a discount conveyancing quote in Sandown?


Numerous solicitors claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional fees will be included in the terms, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Any extra costs which are listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable. They only apply to matters if the conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements should be included on a Sandown conveyancing quote


Might the charges for my conveyancing in Sandown cover any additional charges?


No. Homeward Legal's solicitors will not charge any extra, hidden charges for Sandown conveyancing. You Sandown conveyancing quote is an accurate fee.


In respect to the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record I am concerned that environmental searches might not be sufficient?


A qualified Sandown conveyancer will include detailed flood risk searches from Landmark if the initial search identifies any kind of Sandown flood risk.

You can get in touch with a local resident for some additional insight.


We are planning to buy in Sandown. Can I verify that the building is in a designated conservation area?


Locales deemed to be of historic or architectural significance, such as model housing estates, will be registered as conservation areas. The local council will be able to offer more information about local

conservation areas, and the property solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


When you are purchasing on the same road as a priory built in the 15th Century in Sandown, do you need to get a chancel search?


The result of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank reaffirmed that 'lay rectors' of property must contribute towards church repairs. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Sandown properties is likely to exist. Sandown ecclesiastical properties include Christ Church and St John the Evangelist.


What will a Sandown conveyancing solicitor advise if the home is inside the boundary of a conservation area in Isle of Wight planning authority which has unlawful windows fitted to it?


The local authority searches conducted by your Sandown property lawyer during the legal process will identify the existence of the appropriate permission for changes to the building.


We are going to a property auction and will need to ensure a fast conveyancing transaction, how could we speed up the process?


Instructing a proactive lawyer is essential to a faster move. There are numerous tasks you can do to speed up the process. These include:

  • arranging your mortgage offer
  • keeping in regular contact with your lawyer
  • quickly answering your lawyer's questions (by email if possible)


We are buying on a recently-developed former industrial site. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste?


Metal contamination may have occurred throughout Sandown, but if significant harm could be caused to people or protected species by the contamination, it is likely to be labelled contaminated land. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Sandown, including local authorities.