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Transfer of Equity in Winchester

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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Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Winchester clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Winchester Q & A's

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Updated: 06/12/16

Winchester attractions and landmarks

Winchester City Mill National Trust Old Bishops Palace English Heritage and Intech Science Centre & Planetarium are close to Winchester.

The nearest train station to Winchester is Winchester, around 1 mile away and the nearest airport to Winchester is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport (8 miles).

Winchester is under a miles off the M3 junction entry 10 Southbound.

The most convenient hospital for Winchester is Winchester, Royal Hampshire County.

Q.

How do I find a discount conveyancing quote in Winchester?

A.

Many online and high street firms promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs are often hiding in the terms. Any charges should be clearly defined and only apply to matters if the lawyer must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on a quote. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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We want to complete on the conveyancing on our flat as quickly as possible, are you fast Winchester conveyancing solicitors ?

A.

Shockingly a high proportion of legal firms may be slow, which can cause further stress to the often painful process of buying or selling a home.

With us, solicitors are client focused and will always communicate through all parts of the property chain (sequence of buyers and sellers) and use the latest online completion and information technology systems to drive through your house move fast.

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What can we do to avoid paying out for SDLT?

A.

Stamp Duty Land Tax is generally payable on property over 125,000 pounds. We do not recommend any stamp duty reduction, because these schemes are expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed and the total stamp duty amount may be due.

Q.

Bookshops now have an increasing number handbooks giving details on doing your own legal work such as Buy, Sell & Move House: A Complete Guide to Navigating the Property Market by Kate Faulkner. Do we need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Winchester for my home move?

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There is absolutely no reason why you cannot conceivably undertake the legal work without the help of a trained Winchester property solicitor. However, a property solicitor takes care of a significant number of exercises ranging from chasing retention releases and applying for searches some of which need a qualified solicitor.

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What is the council tax on a period semi-detached Band G dwelling in Winchester?

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You should be include your new house's band as part of the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax rates for properties in Winchester are tabled at the Winchester local authority site. Currently, 11 October 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £958.00
  • Band B - £1,118.00
  • Band C - £1,277.00
  • Band D - £1,437.00
  • Band E - £1,757.00
  • Band F - £2,076.00
  • Band G - £2,395.00
  • Band H - £2,874.00

Q.

We plan to buy a home in the parish of Carisbrooke. Will a chancel search be needed?

A.

Your property solicitor is likely to recommend that a chancel search is taken out. In Winchester's much older areas, chancel repair may be apportioned on owners of a home where Parochial Church Councils may have spared previous owners or tenants.

Q.

Can you confirm which Winchester lenders you work with. Which panels are you on?

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Homeward Legal are able to work with all the major lenders serving buyers in Winchester. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Winchester include St James Place, Shepherds Cottage/Main Rd, Owslebury, Winchester, SO21 1LU, Topaz, 76 Springvale Rd, Winchester, SO23 7NB, and Place 4 Mortgages, 41 Southgate St, Winchester, SO23 9EH. The lawyer handling the work for your Winchester purchase or sale can give more detail.

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Which local authority is responsible for Winchester?

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Winchester is located in Winchester City Council, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LJ, contact: 01962 840 222

 
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