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Transfer of Equity in Dagenham

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: 21/10/16

Useful regional services facts -

Motorists are well served with Dagenham being well placed with very convenient motorway access nearby at a couple of miles of the A40M.

Dagenham's nearest airport is London City Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away and the nearest station to Dagenham is Charing Cross.


Dagenham area info


Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are close to Dagenham.

The closest hospital for Dagenham is Royal London Homeopathic.


I need to find the cheapest conveyancing quote. What do I need to check for?


The lack of clarity surrounding this matter affects many homeowners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many solicitors offer cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional costs are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Any costs needs to be fair. Any disbursements must also be stated on the conveyancing quote


If we are buying in Dagenham, will I need a chancel search?


Where land in Dagenham was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to cover the cost of maintenance of a medieval church. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a Dagenham Parochial Church Council enforce liability. Ecclesiastical properties in this area include Becontree St Thomas, St Martin, St Martin and Becontree St Cedd.


What length of time should I expect it to take my assigned conveyancing solicitor to conclude the conveyancing work on a detached new build home in Dagenham?

It can take anywhere from around a month and twelve weeks, which can depend on various factors, for example the efficiency of the vendor's solicitor, or the speed of managing agents.


When in the process is it wise to instruct a conveyancer to handle our sale?


If you use a conveyancing solicitor offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the sooner you instruct a conveyancing solicitor, the better. The legal work can then commence very early in the process. Instructing your solicitor sooner can reduce the likelihood of your transaction stalling.


Would acquiring a Homebuyer Report be necessary when we are purchasing any property?


We advise that you book a survey when purchasing in Dagenham. There are a wide range of defects which will impact a property, such as blocked drains. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


How does conveyancing work to buy in Dagenham require so much time and effort?


Conveyancing will sometimes endure stressful setbacks for many reasons. Some causes are unhappily out of the solicitors' hands, Homeward Legal, however, endeavour to reduce their consequences by pushing all parties involved. Reasons for delay can include issues elsewhere in a chain.


Will the title report compiled by the Dagenham property solicitor include details of the relevant rates of the council tax on a Band C house prior to contracts are exchanged?


Your conveyancer will liaise with the governing local council to ascertain the up to date council tax band and rates, which will then be included in the report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Dagenham are detailed online at the local authority site.


We have found an abundance of on and offline publications about how to do DIY conveyancing. Do I want to use a Dagenham lawyer for my move?


Hypothetically speaking there is no reason why a buyer cant apply this approach and complete the bulk of the legal work yourself.

The truth is however that a Dagenham property solicitor takes care of a long list of actions ranging from interpreting replies to enquiries or ensuring warranties are transferable many of which are better done by someone with a qualified professional.