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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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Updated: 22/10/16

Pertinent nearby public service facts ;

Elstree, Hogg Ln Airport is 8 miles from East Finchley. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, Luton Airport is 23 miles, London City Airport is 11 miles s, London Heliport Airport is 9 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 9 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles away. Alexandra Palace station is approximately 2 miles from East Finchley.


East Finchley attractions and landmarks


Fenton House National Trust Kenwood House English Heritage and Kentish Town St Luke Churches Conservation Trust are in East Finchley.

The nearest hospital is Highgate Private.


How do I find the best rates for conveyancing for a 302,000 property?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many sellers and buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many property lawyers purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing, but extra fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Any extra fees found in your solicitor's terms ought to be fair and reasonable. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


What are the pitfalls if we invest in an extended home inside a Barnet local authority designated conservation area ?


An integral part of conveyancing for purchasers includes carrying out searches of Barnet local authority to check conservation area status and the existence of consent for alterations. .


Which East Finchley mortgage lenders do you work with?


We are able to work in conjunction with most lenders registered with the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in East Finchley, including Residential & Commercial Mortgages Ltd, 153 Hamilton Rd, London, NW11 9EB, Mortgages & More (London) Ltd, 38 Mill Lane, London, NW6 1NR, and Davidson Stewart, 81 Allison Rd, London, N8 0AP. The lawyer handling the work for your East Finchley purchase or sale will be able to deal with the particular enquiries and searches your lender requires.


I have a reasonable understanding of DIY conveyancing as a buyer of a maisonette - Might it be viable to carry out the legal side on my own?


There is absolutely no reason why a home buyer should not conceivably conduct legal process without the help of a dedicated East Finchley lawyer. That said, a property solicitor is familiar with a huge array of assignments e.g. understanding the practical side of the process or interpreting planning contraventions which are more safely handled with appropriate experience.


Can you confirm how to hold off paying stamp duty tax?


Homeward Legal strongly advise against any stamp duty reduction, as such schemes are highly expensive and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself. There have been certain government initiatives, however, such as disadvantaged area relief, and your solicitor will advise if these may apply.


Where do I uncover more data the status of East Finchley and East Finchley conservation areas?


English Heritage, a government body, keep records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in East Finchley and across England. Conservation areas in East Finchley, for example area development, removal of chimney stacks or modern telephone boxes are police by the local authority (Barnet).


Do we need to opt for a property solicitor that usually works with by my estate agent in Rawdon?


It is common practice for agents to suggest a conveyancing firm. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, the agent may prefer to suggest whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most appropriate choice.


What is the council tax on a Forties semi-detached Band C property in East Finchley?


You should be advised on your homes council tax band in the report on title. The correct rates for residents of East Finchley are set out in detail online at the Barnet local authority website. At the time of authoring on 12 June 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £947.00
  • Band B - £1,104.00
  • Band C - £1,262.00
  • Band D - £1,420.00
  • Band E - £1,735.00
  • Band F - £2,051.00
  • Band G - £2,367.00
  • Band H - £2,840.00