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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: 21/01/17

As reported by the UK census, Stevenage has a residential population of 402,911 spread over an area of 130,876 hectares (323,401 acres) giving a density of population of 3.1 people per hectare (1.2 per acre).

Commuters are well served with Stevenage being well placed with very convenient major road access very close at approximately a mile of Junction 7 Northbound of the A1M.

Stevenage train station is almost a mile from Stevenage. The nearest airport to Stevenage is Luton Airport. Elstree Airport is 18 miles and Stansted Airport is 20 miles away.

Lister Stevenage is the most convenient hospital.


What do you charge for the legal fees on a £116,000 property? We need fixed rate conveyancing.


Many online and high street conveyancers advertise cheap conveyancing, however additional charges will be included in the terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers Any disbursements ought to be defined on any quote for conveyancing in StevenageOur quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What does charges for the conveyancing searches total?


With a Homeward Legal solicitor, clients buying a property charged no more than £249 for the standard search bundle. These searches are paid to a third party, and are charged 'at cost'.


Does my Stevenage lawyer order any searches on the Hertfordshire Fifties terraced house I am buying?


Normal conveyancing procedure is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environmental, and specific local Stevenage searches for instance Official Search of whole without priority.


In respect of the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall, I am questioning if conveyancing searches (environmental) won't be sufficient?

Conveyancing searches conducted by a Stevenage conveyancing solicitor will include a far more informative flood search if required.

If you are still worried why not call a future neighbour or nearby Hertfordshire flood damage business for example: Letchmore Construction Ltd, 40 Letchmore Road, Stevenage, SG1 3PR Tel: 01438 426082.


We need to complete on the legal process our maisonette in as short a time as possible, are you fast property lawyers in Stevenage ?


Frequently home moving legal firms are slow adding further stress and worry to the house selling process.

Homeward Legal always introduce you to lawyers who will always communicate up the buyer and seller chain .

In addition , our home moving lawyers are actually chosen because they have invested in state of the art conveyancing case management systems to complete the legal work as quickly as possible.


Are some of the designated Stevenage conservation areas are in a neglected state?


A recent estimation of the state of conservation areas is surveyed by English Heritage ( a non departmental government body). The following data are currently available at the English Heritage website: Rectory Lane and St Nicholas is designated as poor with high vulnerability and no significant change, Town Square is designated as very bad with high vulnerability and deteriorating.


In a few weeks I am anticipating to move out of our period house in Stevenage to our next property in Sawbridgeworth at what stage to appoint a removal company?


Homeward Legal tend to recommend that sellers hold off booking a removals company until the point where exchange of contracts as prior to this the firm moving date wont have been confirmed. Try Dennis Bros Removals & Storage, The Yard/Leyden Road, Stevenage, SG1 2BW Tel: 01438 316768 or Better Removals & Storage Ltd, Aspect One/Gunnels Wood Rd, Stevenage, SG1 2DG Call: 01438 771274.


Do we need a homebuyer report?


It is firmly advised that home buyers order an inspection if you are planning to buy in Stevenage. There can be many defects that can negatively affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on, including dry rot.