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Are you in need of a Transfer of Equity with a Clydesdale Bank plc mortgage? Failing to check that a lawyer is on the Clydesdale Bank plc list of approved solicitors can put your transfer at risk of delay or failure. Only LenderPanel.com provides a subset of authorised conveyancers for over 130 lenders.

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  • I own a property in Winchelsea , with a Clydesdale Bank mortgage with my ex partner. He and his new partner are going to acquire my share. We had consent from Clydesdale Bank to remove my name with hers. The transfer of equity needs to be done by a conveyancing solicitor for Clydesdale Bank (apparently). Is it possible for us to deal with the Land Registry formalities?
  • Is there such a thing a transfer of equity stamp duty calculator?
  • Do I need legal representation when doing a transfer of equity where the mortgage is to remain with Clydesdale Bank?
  • I am planning on removing a name from a joint mortgage and the Clydesdale Bank require me to use a lawyer to carry out the legalities. Can you recommend a reasonably priced Sedgefield conveyancer to deal with the transfer of equity? They need to be on the Clydesdale Bank conveyancing panel.
  • I am transferring my share of a house in Warwick to the other co-owners husband, they are reapplying to Clydesdale Bank. We are debating as to who should cover the fees for the transfer of equity. Is this normally shared or is one party liable for the charges for?
  • Is it possible to transfer the equity held in my property with my Clydesdale Bank mortgage?
  • What should I be budgeting for when it comes to what conveyancing charges are for a transfer of equity? I'm in the process of remortgaging - moving over to Clydesdale Bank - and have been quoted Three Hundred pounds including VAT by Clydesdale Bank's approved conveyancer, Is this is a good price or not?

Examples of information requested in a conveyancer form concerning a Clydesdale Bank Transfer of Equity

Has one of the registered owners died? If so please provide us with a copy of the Death Certificate, Probate and a copy of the Will.

Who will be responsible for the costs of the Transfer of Equity?

Has consent been obtained from Clydesdale Bank to the proposed transfer of equity?

Please give the name(s) and addresse(s) of anyone to be removed from the property title?

Is the transfer of equity subject to a court order? If yes please supply a copy

Please let us know of you wish us to prepare Declaration of Trust. If so are you willing to pay for the further fee (beyond the Transfer of Equity fee)?

Information to consider in further to the above Clydesdale Bank transfer of equity Questions and Answers :

Tax and Legal

There are numerous potential tax and legal implications when transferring equity for your property. You should always seek the advice of a solicitor on the Clydesdale Bank conveyancing panel and accountant before transferring equity.

Transfer of Equity Conveyancing for Leasehold titles

Should the tenure of your property be leasehold, provisions in the lease may require that you obtain the consent of the freeholder. If such terms are not adhered to you may be in violation of your covenants under the lease. This could trigger the freeholder taking enforcement action against you.

Indemnity Insurance

If the transfer of equity is made pursuant to an Order of the Court, then Insolvency Indemnity Insurance is not required. In other cases, where a property is being transferred at less than market value between joint owners, an Insolvency Act Indemnity Insurance policy may be required. This is something that that your conveyancer will check with Clydesdale Bank This is because, if the outgoing party is made bankrupt in the future, their Trustee in Bankruptcy could argue that they had transferred the property in order to avoid their creditors and apply to the Court to have the transaction set aside. If this happens, it could affect your lender or a future buyer from you as they would lose the property and the lender may not get back what they have loaned to you. The Insolvency Act Indemnity Insurance policy only protects lenders such as Clydesdale Bank or future buyers from you. If there is no mortgage and the outgoing owner is made bankrupt, there is a risk to you that you could lose your home if the transfer is set aside. The cost of the Insolvency Act Indemnity Insurance policy is dependent on the market value of the property at the conclusion of the transfer of equity conveyancing.
If you do not keep up the payments on your mortgage with Clydesdale Bank your property may be repossessed.

Preparing the Transfer of Equity with a Clydesdale Bank Mortgage

When it comes to preparing the the Land Registry documents your lawyer should in the ‘consideration’ panel choose the first option, if consideration is given; otherwise ignore the consideration panel altogether.

If Clydesdale Bank is joining in the transfer to release someone from liability, put the release in the ‘additional provisions’ panel if someone is entering into a covenant relating to the charge, place it in the ‘additional provisions’ panel stamp duty land tax is not payable when there is no chargeable consideration for the transfer (Schedule 3, paragraph 1 of the Finance Act 2003). In the case of a transfer subject to a charge (even if the transfer is by way of gift) or if a property has been transferred for no value and there is an associated discharge, HMRC would view this as an assumption of an existing debt by the purchaser (Schedule 4, paragraph 8 of the Finance Act 2003) and stamp duty land tax may be payable if you wish you may state in the ‘additional provisions’ panel that ‘This transfer is made subject to a charge dated… in favour of…’

On form AP1, your conveyancing solicitor should describe the transfer as ‘transfer of equity’ to assist Land Registry staff.

Content on this webpage is for general information and only applies to England and Wales. It does not constitute advice for members of the public who should contact their lawyer,mortgage broker, insurer and accountant for specific advice relating to transfer of equity. Whilst we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct we do not make any representation or warranties of any kind about its completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability. Any reliance you place on the information is strictly at your own risk. Lexsure will not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this information.


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