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Transfer of Equity in Poplar

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: 20/10/16

Poplar area info

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Tate Modern Art Gallery are close at hand to Poplar.

Drivers are well served with Poplar situated with good major road access roughly half a mile of the A102M.

London City Airport is 3 miles from Poplar. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 17 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away. The closest station to Poplar is Limehouse.

The closest hospital for Poplar is London Independent Stepney.


How do we find a discount conveyancing quote in Poplar?


Both high-street and online firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees are frequently hidden in the small print. Busy, stressed property buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What can we do if we buy a loft conversion within the boundary of a Tower Hamlets planning authority designated conservation area ?


Part of conveyancing involves procurement of searches of Tower Hamlets council to identify conservation area status and the required permission for any modifications. Local Authority searches are charged at cost to the purchaser.


When do you need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Poplar?

The short answer is, earlier is preferable, as there are a number of tasks that can be performed straight away. Early instruction of a firm to act on your Poplar sale or purchase can reduce any chance of the sale or purchase falling though.


I f I read up on handling the legal work when buying and selling a maisonette - Is it imprudent to do the conveyancing on a DIY basis on our own?


Should you desire t try, you can conceivably carry out the conveyancing without property lawyer in Poplar. However legal firms would suggest that this is a dangerous thing to do as do it yourself conveyancers don't have the applicable indemnity cover that solicitors practices are required by the Law Society to carry.


Poplar property solicitors get formal property if instructed by a purchase client, what specific searches?


If obtaining a mortgage the lender requires you to at least specific searches, including - Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search and occasionally special local Poplar searches such as Index Map Search (SIM).


My mortgage lender is Swansea Building Society - what will we need to be aware of?


Purchasers should consider that, over the last two years, some lenders are now reducing their 'solicitor panel', resulting in greater legal costs for buyers if a second preferred solicitor is required by their lender. Homeward Legal, however, can act on behalf of most mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.


Is a home buyers survey required when we are purchasing a house or flat, regardless of its age, in Poplar?


Homeward Legal firmly recommend that all purchasers arrange a house survey. A range defects can affect a property. These can include chimney defects. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


Which local authority looks after Poplar?


Poplar is located in Tower Hamlets Council, Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, E14 2B phone: 020 7364 5009