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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 Shotley Bridge Q & A's

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Updated: 03/12/16

Stocksfield train station is approximately 6 miles from Shotley Bridge. Newcastle Airport is 13 miles from Shotley Bridge.

Shotley Bridge Consett is the closest hospital to Shotley Bridge.


Do all cheap conveyancing quotes have extra fees? I need to find an affordable Shotley Bridge conveyancing estimate.


Both high-street and online law firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms, left unread by preoccupied sellers and buyers Any charges which are listed in the small print should be fair. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Do we need a home buyers survey?


It is strongly suggested that you instruct a surveyor. It is a fact that there are a range of defects that will impact a property, which include cracked roof tiles and corrosion of pipework.


How will a solicitor in Shotley Bridge advise me on the risk and history of possible flooding around Shotley Bridge?


A vital part of the conveyancing procedure of buying a property involves a conveyancer conducting property environmental searches that set out specific information with regard to Shotley Bridge flood risk. In some cases a conveyancer in Shotley Bridge will typically advocate a more detailed specialist local Shotley Bridge area flood risk search.


Regarding the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in North East England I am apprehensive that flood risk searches might not be exacting enough?

The conveyancing solicitor in Shotley Bridge will also get flood risk searches from Landmark if the initial search spots a significant risk Shotley Bridge area flood risk

You may be able to contact a neighbour or local resident for that more local history.


Can I circumvent paying SDLT?


Homeward Legal do not recommend property buyers expose their finances to any form of stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are often uneconomical and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed meaning that the full stamp duty amount, interest and additional fines will be imposed. There have been several official schemes, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers.


Do your house conveyancing solicitors look after the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Shotley Bridge?


Our solicitors and licensed conveyancers in Shotley Bridge regularly handle the legal work for auction buyers and sellers. Conveyancers invariably advocate buyers to select a SRA regulated conveyancing company well before the date of the auction to allow sufficient time for a thorough investigation.

Immediately following the auction day arrives a prepared conveyancing lawyer should be geared up to rapidly finish the conveyancing in less than 28 days after exchange as usually required by the conditions of sale.


What will the Shotley Bridge conveyancing lawyer advise if the home I hope to invest in is within a County Durham planning authority conservation area and has out of place window frames fitted?


County Durham local authority searches carried out by a property lawyer should see the existence of the appropriate authorisation for modifications to the building.


Which local authority looks after Shotley Bridge?


Shotley Bridge is located in Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL, Call: 0300 123 7070