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Transfer of Equity in Chelsea

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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Updated: 15/10/16

Chelsea points of interest

Carlyle's House National Trust , Wandsworth London Windmill, Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museum and Apsley House English Heritage are in Chelsea.

The closest airport to Chelsea is London City Airport (10 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 12 miles, London Heliport Airport is 2 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 14 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 12 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away and the nearest station to Chelsea is West Brompton.

Commuters are well catered for with Chelsea being well placed with excellent major road access less than 3m of the A40M.

The closest hospital for Chelsea is Chelsea & Westminster.


How do I get the best conveyancing rates in Chelsea for a £120,000 residence?


Both high-street and online solicitors purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, but extra fees will be included in the small print, left unregarded by busy homeowners Extra costs listed in terms and conditions should be reasonable. Your quote should, in addition, define the disbursements to be paid.The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.


For a property valued at £346000. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax calculated?


Stamp Duty is calculated based on the valuation. Stamp duty will be £10380 on a £346000 house or flat.


Does your conveyancing solicitor in Chelsea conduct any searches on the London forties terraced townhouse I am buying?


If you are obtaining a mortgage lender mandates specific searches, including the following for properties

in Chelsea: Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and occasionally area-specific searches, like a HS2 Search.


What causes conveyancing to be so delayed? Isn't it a simple matter of filing paperwork?


Conveyancing can suffer setbacks. We seek to reduce the impact of these delays if it can be achieved by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. Reasons for delay can include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.


Which local authority is responsible for Chelsea?


Chelsea is located in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council, The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX, phone: 020 7361 3000


What do we need to be aware of if we invest in a detached house in a Kensington and Chelsea planning authority conservation area ?


An integral part of the property legal involves procurement of searches of the local authority to determine conservation area status and the appropriate consent for modifications. .


Should we be worried about 'fixtures and fittings'?


Mainly, fixtures are fixed elements, such as fixed towel rail to floors, walls and ceilings, whereas fixtures are free-standing items, such as carpets. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction. This makes a fixtures and fittings form so necessary.


We have a found a leasehold property to buy. How do we aim for a fast exchange and completion?


Finding a communicative solicitor is crucial to moving faster. There are several tasks you could do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • asking for property searches to be ordered immediately
  • quickly completing and return any forms
  • arranging any finances require to complete the purchase