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Transfer of Equity in Thorpe Astley

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 Thorpe Astley Q & A's

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Updated: 01/12/16

Local points of interest in Thorpe Astley

Leicester All Saints Churches Conservation Trust and National Space Centre Leicester are near to Thorpe Astley.

Thorpe Astley is inside a miles off the M1 junction entry 21 Northbound.

The nearest airport to Thorpe Astley is East Midlands Airport (15 miles). Coventry Airport is 21 mile s, and Tollerton Airport is 22 miles away. Thorpe Astley's nearest train station is Leicester at 3 miles.

Leicester Royal Infirmary is a nearby hospital for Thorpe Astley.

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What are the best rates for conveyancing for a 159,000 residence?

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The confusion over this point catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers offer cheap conveyancing, however additional charges are often hiding in the terms of engagement. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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Which local authority is responsible for Thorpe Astley?

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Thorpe Astley is located in Blaby District Council, Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicestershire LE9 5EP, contact: 0116 275 0555

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We are buying on a brownfield site. Can the top-soil still be contaminated?

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Restrictions exist to stop future soil contamination, but some will remain in the environment for decades. Metal contamination of soil in Thorpe Astley is more likely to occur near factories and other industrial sites. Data on other contaminants, like perchlorate and water contaminants such as phenols, will also be included in an environmental search.

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Which specific property conveyancing searches does a Thorpe Astley lawyer do when buying a Thorpe Astley house?

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The conventional legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environment Search and Gypsum Mining Search, and possibly unique particular such as Bankruptcy Search (K16).

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I plan to buy a converted chapel in the parish of Eaton. Are we advised to get a chancel search?

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The conveyancing solicitor could advise a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the home being purchased is found. In Thorpe Astley's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the current owners of a home where church councils have previously chosen not to do so.

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If we are purchasing a property on the same street as parish land in Thorpe Astley, do we need a chancel search?

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Chancel repair can require Thorpe Astley home owners to fund upkeep of a church in the area. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists.

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We have a found a freehold residence to buy. How do we aim for fast legal work?

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It is a truism that a faster move is essential to is to use a proactive conveyancing solicitor. You should consider:

  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?
  • What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.
  • Do they order searches immediately?

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Clydesdale Bank is going to be our lender - what will we need to be aware of?

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A small number of lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For house purchasers, this can result in significantly higher conveyancing costs. We will act for all large lenders.

 
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