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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: 16/10/16

Noted Purley interest

Shirley London Windmill, Croydon Airport Vistor Centre Aviation Museum and Cheam Lumley Chapel Churches Conservation Trust are in the vicinity of Purley.

Purley's nearest airport is London Biggin Hill Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 13 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 17 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 24 miles and away and the closest station to Purley is Purley.

The nearest hospital to Purley is Purley War Memorial.


Are additional fees applied? We are trying to find low cost conveyancing.


Many online and high street property lawyers purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


How do we determine Stamp Duty Land Tax, and what should we budget for a £79000 property?


Stamp Duty in Purley will depend on the purchase price of the property. On a £79000 property, stamp duty will be £0 (source:, March 2013).


As a consequence of the extensive flooding in the UK in April 2012 we are questioning whether conveyancing searches might not be thorough enough?

An experienced Purley property lawyer will carry out flood searches if the environmental search spots a risk.

For extra history why not get in touch with a neighbour or local resident.


How much will the searches cost?


Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Searches are charged 'at cost'.


Which local authority is responsible for Purley?


Purley is located in London Borough of Croydon Council, Taberner House, Park Lane, Croydon, CR9 3JS, contact: 020 8726 6003


Should you get a chancel search if I am buying in Purley?


Chancel repair can require owners in Purley to subsidise repairs to local churches. Some names or words such as 'glebe' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel liability may apply. Purley Church of England properties include Christ Church, St Barnabas, St Swithun and Woodcote, St Mark.


What causes conveyancing for a Purley property sale to take months to complete?


The conveyancing process can experience delays. We understand how frustrating these are and seek to diminish the cost of these delays wherever reasonable. Reasons for delay can include issues elsewhere in a chain.


Does your solicitors firm specialise auction conveyancing in Purley?


We are highly experienced with property auction conveyancing. Very often specialist lots such as residential investments are sold in auctions and these want greater. Conveyancers therefore recommend that auction buyers decide on a an experienced conveyancing solicitor prior to the date of the auction to allow enough time for an investigation of the sellers documents. Subsequently, following the auction, your conveyancing lawyer will need to be ready for swiftly finalise the transaction inside 28 days, a requirement of auction conditions.