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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 Weymouth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 03/12/16

The closest train station to Weymouth is Weymouth and the nearest airport to Weymouth is Bournemouth International Airport (30 miles).

Weymouth Community is the most convenient hospital to Weymouth.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £757,000 property?

A.

Various firms advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement which home owners may have not read carefully Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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We need to know which Weymouth lenders your solicitors work with. Which panels are you on?

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The Homeward Legal partnership have solicitors with experience working beside many lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Weymouth, including Nightingale Mortgages, 14 Maunsell Av, Preston, Weymouth, DT3 6PB, Scott Martin, 8 Gordon Row, Weymouth, DT4 8LL, and Nightingale (Mortgages) Ltd, 53 Dorchester Rd, Weymouth, DT4 7JT.

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Is zinc soil contamination likely in Weymouth?

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Effort is made in the areas around Weymouth to identify and resolve soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Weymouth is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like trichloroethylene, will also be included in an environmental search.

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What kind of local authority searches concerning the risk of possible flooding to properties in Dorset will the Weymouth lawyer actually carry out for a residential house we intend to buy?

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An experienced conveyancing solicitor will conduct official property environmental searches that should include Weymouth flood risk data.

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In respect of the recent groundwater flooding in Dorset we are wondering whether conveyancing searches might not be exacting enough?

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Conveyancing searches handled by your property solicitor in Weymouth should include the more informative Landmark flood search if it is felt necessary.

You could always converse with a neighbour of the property to gain further local history.

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Which local authority is responsible for Weymouth?

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Weymouth is located in West Dorset District Council, Stratton House, 58- 60 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ, contact: 01305 251 010

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Can we get out of paying stamp duty tax?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) usually must be paid on homes over £125,000. Stamp duty mitigation should be treated with extreme caution in Weymouth. Such schemes are costly and often likely to fail.

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National Counties Building Society is our lender - what do I need to consider?

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Over the last two years, some lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them, resulting in greater conveyancing costs for purchasers if the lender insists upon their own conveyancing solicitor . Homeward Legal, fortunately, can act on behalf of most CML-approved lenders.

 
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