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Transfer of Equity in Leatherhead

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

Leatherhead travel information and addresses ;

Leatherhead's closest airport is Gatwick North Terminal Airport (12 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 14 miles, London City Airport is 22 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 14 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 19 miles, Elstree Airport is 25 miles, White Waltham Airport is 24 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 22 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 16 miles away and the nearest station to Leatherhead is Leatherhead, almost 1 mile away.

Leatherhead is close at inside a miles of junction entry 10 Westbound of the M25.

Leatherhead is the nearest hospital to Leatherhead.


How do we get the best rates for conveyancing for a £372,000 residence?


Several solicitors offer cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately extra fees are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Additional costs listed in the terms ought to be reasonable and clear. They come into force only if your lawyer must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


When in the conveyancing process do we need to get a solicitor?


If you use a firm offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the faster you instruct the better, as there are a number of tasks that can be carried out very early in the process. Some groups suggest holding off instruction until an offer is accepted, but delays can risk the other side pulling out, particularly in uncertain market conditions.


How is Leatherhead contaminated land investigated?


Residential property would be contaminated by a wide range of natural causes and human activities, like petroleum and fuel sites. An environmental search should offer more information.


For fast conveyancing to buy a £781,000 property, what do we need to do?


Primarily, a fast completion is essential to is to employing a proactive, diligent lawyer. There are several things you can do to accelerate the legal work. These include:

  • arranging your mortgage offer
  • calling or emailing your lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • quickly completing and return any forms


Doing ones own conveyancing without instructing a solicitor in Leatherhead looks to be possible when buying a house. Would it actually be sensible ?


If you are so inclined endeavour to do so you can engage in the bulk of the conveyancing without approaching Leatherhead lawyer.

Above all else have a go conveyancers will not have sufficient indemnity cover which every solicitors firm will take out.


Of the large Leatherhead mortgage lenders, who is on your panel?


We have solicitors who have experience working with all the major lenders serving Leatherhead home purchasers. Leatherhead lenders and mortgage specialists include Tyler Mortgage Management, 4 Goldrings Rd, Oxshott, Leatherhead, KT22 0QR, and J D Mortgage Services Ltd, 22 Ashwood Pk, Fetcham, Leatherhead, KT22 9NT.


We are buying in Leatherhead on a newly development brownfield land. What should we do regarding nickel (Ni) soil contamination?


Some metal contamination may have occurred throughout Leatherhead, but if significant harm could be caused to people or protected species by the contamination, it is likely to be labelled contaminated land. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including perchlorate and groundwater contamination.


Can I avoid paying stamp duty?


We firmly advise against any stamp duty mitigation, because these schemes are expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later.