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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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Conveyancing in Queenborough Q & A's

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Updated: 22/10/16

Local information:

The closest station to Queenborough is Queenborough, around 1 mile away. London, Southend Airport is 11 miles from Queenborough. London Airport is 11 miles and Rochester Airport is 12 miles away.

Sheppey Community Sheerness is the closest hospital.


I need low cost conveyancing. What should be watch out for?


Many online and high street solicitors promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional fees may increase the final bill. Extra costs should be fair and reasonable. A conveyancing quote must also state any disbursements to be paid.


What amount of time may be budgeted for the conveyancing process take, on average?


In general, the time taken to transact a property will vary. This is influenced by several concerns. These could include where management information is required. 8 to 12 weeks is the average for many firms, we however drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.


What is the council tax on a period mid-terrace Band C building in Queenborough?


You will be told about your new property's council tax band within the conveyancer's title report. Council tax charges for residents of Queenborough are tabled at the Swale council website. As at (28 December 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £954.00
  • Band B - £1,113.00
  • Band C - £1,272.00
  • Band D - £1,431.00
  • Band E - £1,748.00
  • Band F - £2,066.00
  • Band G - £2,384.00
  • Band H - £2,861.00


Barclays Bank is going to be our lender - what will we need to know?


Buyers in Queenborough should be aware that some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly higher conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal will act on behalf of most CML-approved lenders.


Is soil in Queenborough contaminated by vanadium (V)?


Queenborough's local area has a history of contamination from industry, agriculture and the natural environment , like much of the UK. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including asbestos.


How does purchase conveyancing need such a long time?


The legal work needed to sell or purchase a house or flat may be lengthy even in ideal circumstances. The delays are beyond a lawyer's power. We aim to minimise their impact wherever reasonable.


Is your solicitor team experienced enough to complete within 28 days of exchange on the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Queenborough?


We put together legal documentation for vendors and commonly do the legal work for buyers at auction. It is prudent auction buyers to decide on a an auction experienced conveyancing lawyer as quickly as possible to allow for a full review of the documents prior to the property auction date.

Subsequently, following the actual auction a lawyer needs to be fully prepared to complete the conveyancing inside 28 days after exchange as required by the auction conditions.


Is a survey a good idea when purchasing property in Queenborough?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors recommend that you book a home buyer survey. A wide range of issues can affect a property, such as flat roof leaks and subsidence. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.