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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: 11/10/16

Kew area information

Wimbledon London Windmill, Chiswick House English Heritage and 7 Hammersmith Terrace Historic Houses Association are close at hand to Kew.

Kew is within a miles off the M4 junction entry 1 Westbound.

Kew's nearest airport is Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 8 miles, London City Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 9 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 8 miles, Elstree Airport is 12 miles, White Waltham Airport is 21 mile s, London Biggin Hill Airport is 17 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away. Kew's closest station is Kew Gardens.

The nearest hospital to Kew is West London Brentford.


What are the best conveyancing rates for a 718,000 property?


Many solicitors promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra costs may be added into the solicitor's terms of engagement. Your conveyancing quote ought to list costs to be paid to third parties, including search providers, (disbursments).The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


Which issues help with ensuring a fast conveyancing process?


Finding a proactive property lawyer is key a fast completion. Furthermore, there are various jobs you could do. These include:

  • contacting your property lawyer regularly
  • quickly answering your property lawyer's questions (by email if possible)
  • arranging your mortgage offer


Bookshops now have plenty of publications giving details on doing the legal work yourself e.g. House Buying, Selling and Conveyancing: How to Save Estate Agent and Solicitor Fees When Buying or Selling Property .

Do we have to use conveyancing solicitor in Kew ?A.

Technically, there is no argument at all why a home seller should not conduct the legal work yourself. However, a lawyer is familiar with a huge array of roles from ranging from interpreting replies to enquiries and communicating with managing agents some of which require a qualified solicitor. Despite that firms and their solicitors are required by their regulator to obtain indemnity cover that protects you from any professional omissions on the part of the solicitor.


Do searches need to be carried out?


These searches are an accepted set of enquiries performed on behalf of the purchaser. They will not give information on the physical condition of the property.


How do we stop gazumping?


Gazumping occurs when an offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the property owner, choosing instead a higher offer. Although gazumping is less common in a declining market, there will always be a danger. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct your property solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer.


I am buying in Kew with HSBC Bank - what do we need to be aware of?


Recently, a number of lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal can act for all large mortgage lenders so that you will not be required to pay legal fees for your lender's solicitor.


What kind of due diligence in respect to the risk of a flood to properties in Surrey will the conveyancer in Kew look into?


A qualified conveyancing solicitor will carry out property environmental searches that will include Kew flood risk area information.


In the next few we are preparing to be finally moving from our period property in Kew into a newer dwelling in Kenley . At what point to book a removals firm?


Best practice is for buyers to wait before instructing a removal firm until everyone has agreed the move date that frequently occurs once exchange of contracts. Get more information from Rumsey & Son, Market Ho/Market Rd, Richmond, TW9 4LZ Tel: 020 8876 1000.