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Transfer of Equity in Pimlico

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: 23/10/16

Noted Pimlico interest

Brixton London Windmill, Jewel Tower English Heritage and Apsley House English Heritage are in the vicinity of Pimlico.

London Victoria train station is approximately a mile from Pimlico and the closest airport to Pimlico is London City Airport (8 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 14 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

Motorists are well catered for with Pimlico situated with excellent road access inside 3m of the A40M.

The most convenient hospital to Pimlico is Gordon Pimlico.


How do we find affordable conveyancing?


Lack of clarity over this topic catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra fees may increase your solicitor's invoice. Extrasfound in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable. They be applied only where your conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


To complete on our property purchase ASAP, how do we arrange a fast conveyancing process?


Finding a experienced solicitor is the key to a fast completion. There are a range of tasks you, as the buyer, can do, including, requesting status updates from the solicitor regularly, answering any queries raised by the solicitor as soon as possible and organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage.


We are buying a rectory in the parish of Hammersmith. Will we need a chancel search?


Whichever Pimlico parish you are buying in, a conveyancing lawyer may suggest a chancel search. Although some Parochial Church Councils have exercised their right to charge chancel repairs on owners of lay rectorships, it is not possible to be certain that a parish which has not been subject to chancel liability in the past will continue to be free from liability. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


Please give reasons why conveyancing takes so long?


The Pimlico conveyancing process will sometimes be subject to numerous interruptions or delays. We know how distracting such delays can be and work hard to diminish their consequences by driving the sale or purchase forward. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as difficulties with mortgage finance.


What are our options if we invest in a semi detached house in a Westminster planning authority designated conservation area ?


Part of the property legal includes the making of enquiries of the local authority to verify conservation area status and the appropriate consent for any development. LLC1 searches vary in price between authorities, but are charged at cost to the client.


How much will the conveyancing searches in Pimlico cost?


Searches range in cost, depending on the particular searches ordered. Searches are disbursements, and will not be included in your solicitor's fees.


Should you get a chancel search? We are buying in Pimlico.


Owners of property proximate to older church buildings must pay for repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Pimlico church lands include St Barnabas, St Gabriel's, St James the Less Westminster and St Mary's, Bourne Street.


I have requested a conveyancing quote from you. May there be any supplementary hidden fees?


We will not charge any extra, hidden costs. It may be that a separate matter is also required, such as a deed of easement, . Your solicitor will discuss these as necessary.