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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 Wigan Q & A's

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Updated: 13/01/17

As calculated by the UK census, Wigan, has a population of 308,483 spread over an area of 51,999 acres (21,043 hectares) which equals a density of residential population of 5.9 people per acre (14.7 per hectare).

The nearest station to Wigan is Wigan Wallgate. The closest airport to Wigan is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 17 miles, Blackpool International Airport is 24 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 20 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 20 miles and Eccles Airport is 12 miles away.

Wigan is under 3m of the M6 junction entry 26 Northbound.

Wigan, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary is a nearby hospital.


We need a cheap Wigan solicitor to buy a home. What do we need to check for?


The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many home owners paying out more than they anticipated in the end. Many solicitors offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. A conveyancing quote ought to define any disbursements to be paid. Any extra fees which are listed in your solicitor's terms should be reasonable. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


We need to complete this purchase as soon as possible, how do we ensure a fast exchange and completion in Wigan?


Essential to faster conveyancing is to employing a proactive, diligent lawyer. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?
  • What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.
  • Do they order searches immediately?


My partner and I are buying in Wigan. Can we find out if the residence is in a conservation area?


Conservation areas distinguish regions of historical merit. Conservation areas in Wigan include Tyldesley Town Centre. The solicitor handling your purchase provide more details and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


We are going to buy in Wigan. Is it that significant that property searches are performed?


Searches are a typical collection of queries requested by the purchaser's conveyancer through particular authorities, and refer to the legal condition of the property's title.


Do your solicitors look after the conveyancing for auction properties in Wigan?


Yes - Our recommended conveyancing solicitors often act for auction buyers and sellers. Our auction team solicitors have previously worked for countless buyers and sellers at local residential property auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Clever bidders will get a good lawyer asap for a detailed review of the sellers legal pack in advance of the auction day itself. Q.

Might it be shrewd to carry out the conveyancing myself?.


Technically speaking there is absolutely no reason why a buyer should not look after the conveyancing yourself. That said, a Wigan conveyancer is familiar with a large number of exercises ranging from chasing outstanding papers and identifying conservation area breaches which really need a skilled professional.


In the next month we are intending to be finally moving out of our semi detached house in Wigan into a house in Whitefield . What is the right point to choose a removal company?


Best advice is for home movers to delay booking a removal company until such time as you have formally agreed the final date that as a rule occurs once final contracts are signed. Local removals firms include Man & Van Removals, 11 Vanbrugh Gr, Orrell, Wigan, WN5 0HA Call: 01942 221452 or Home Service Removals, Market Place/Renfrew Rd, Aspull, Wigan, WN2 1UT Telephone: 07928 545074.


Are some of the conservation areas in Wigan are in a deteriorating state?


A recent directory of the state of conservation areas is published by English Heritage and this details are viewable at English Heritage - Tyldesley Town Centre determined to be poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating. Telephone 01942 404253 for more information.