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Transfer of Equity in Hayes

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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Conveyancing in Hayes Q & A's

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Updated: 20/10/16

Living in Hayes? ;

London City Airport is 7 miles from Hayes. 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 closest station to Hayes is Charing Cross.

Commuters are well served with Hayes being well placed with excellent road access roughly 2m of the A40M.


Noted Hayes interest


Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are in Hayes.

The neighbouring hospital for Hayes is Royal London Homeopathic.


How do I get a discount conveyancing quote?


Many firms advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing. However additional charges may increase the final invoice. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on your quote Any additional charges which are listed in terms and conditions ought to be fair and clearly defined. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


I really need a rapid sale, does your panel use fast property lawyers in Hayes ?


Our carefully selected solicitors by default take a take charge plan of attack to carrying out the conveyancing process as fast as possible.

Our solicitors approach to conveyancing is to use leading edge conveyancing case management systems . We also allocate you carefully selected property lawyer trained to communicate with the total property chain (line of buyers and sellers) e.g. mortgage lenders, for a fast exchange of contracts.


What is the council tax on a Sixties semi-detached Band F building in Hayes?


You should be advised on the homes council tax band in the conveyancing report on title. Up-to-date charges for properties in Hayes are set out in detail at the Hillingdon council website. At the time of authoring (25 December 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £946.00
  • 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 - £2,366.00
  • Band H - £2,839.00


Flood searches are conveyancing protocol but when one considers climate change e g the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began are they still appropriate to determine enough about the Hayes area flood risk?


A good Hayes lawyer should include flood searches if the standard searches spots a any kind of Hayes flood risk area

You could also speak to a neighbour of the property for that added peace of mind.


DIY conveyancing without the assistance of a property lawyer in Hayes is becoming possible as a buyer of a flat , however would it actually be risky ?


Theoretically there is no reason why a home seller should not take care of he bulk of the your own conveyancing unaided.

The truth is however that a conveyancing solicitor is familiar with a large number of exercises e.g. chasing outstanding papers or interpreting management accounts many of which are more safely handled with appropriate training.

Nevertheless legal firms must pay for relevant indemnity insurance that ultimately protects you in the event of losses you encounter.


How do I verify if a residence is in a conservation area?


Conservation areas define areas of historic or architectural significance. Conservation areas in Hayes include Botwell (Thorn/EMI). Your conveyancing lawyer will advise further and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


What kind of investigation in connection with the risk of flooding in the North London region will the property solicitor in Hayes report on?


An essential part of the legal process carried out when buying a property involves your conveyancer carrying out environmental searches that offer details with regard to Hayes flood risk.


My mortgage lender will be Barclays Bank, what do we need to be aware of?


Traditionally, almost all solicitors could perform legal work for both buyers and mortgage lenders. Some lenders are now reducing the size of their 'solicitor panel'. This can mean greater legal costs for house purchasers. Homeward Legal, however, are able to act for many lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.