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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 St Helens Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

The nearest train station to St Helens is St Helens Central, approximately a mile away. St Helens's nearest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (10 miles). Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 21 mile s, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 20 miles, Howarden Airport is 23 miles and Eccles Airport is 15 miles away.

The most convenient hospital is St Helens.

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What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £359,000 residence?

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Several conveyancers advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing, however additional charges may inflate your final bill. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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Do we need a chancel search if we are intending to purchase in the parish of Prescot?

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The conveyancer should confirm that a chancel search is ordered, whichever parish where the home being bought is found. Although some church councils have opted to exact chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, a conveyancing solicitor cannot verify that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will continue to be free from liability. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.

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Has soil in St Helens been contaminated by cadmium?

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Considerable measures are taken in and around St Helens to remediate soil contamination. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as chlorine and groundwater contamination.

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How is St Helens contaminated land investigated when buying a house?

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A range of contaminants caused by factors caused by man and by nature can ruin property, like existing and proposed overhead electricity cables. An environmental search can give more clarity. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Lea Green Road, WA9 4QU.

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Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to act quickly on the conveyancing of residential property auction properties in St Helens?

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We are auction specialists and do frequently handle the legal work for bidders at auction. It is critical to formally instruct their chosen lawyer as rapidly as possible to allow sufficient time for a thorough investigation of the legal pack well in advance of the property auction date. Post property auction a prepared lawyer will be geared up to conclude the conveyancing in less than 28 days, a normal requirement of conditions of sale.

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What is the optimum stage to we book a removals firm?

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The best advice is to put off booking the removals until such time as you have accepted by both parties your moving date that takes place once exchange of contracts. Try Warrington Moving Solutions, 3 Tolver Buildings Tolver St, St. Helens, WA10 1EL Tel: 01925 205739 or St Helens Storage, 3 Tolver St, St. Helens, WA10 1EL Call: 07860 320820.

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Conveyancers in St Helens order varied searches when instructed to act for a property buyer, which specific searches?

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If obtaining a mortgage, your lender mandates a solicitor to get at least - Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search and Environment Search,, and possibly less common searches, which may include a Cheshire Brine Search.

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How much does the fee for the searches in St Helens be?

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With a Homeward Legal solicitor, clients buying a property charged at most £249 for a standard search bundle.

 
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