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Transfer of Equity in Sevenoaks

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: 15/10/16

Local travel information:

Commuters are well served with Sevenoaks having very convenient road access nearby at less than 3 miles off the M26.

The nearest airport to Sevenoaks is London Biggin Hill Airport. London City Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 18 miles, Rochester Airport is 15 miles and away and Sevenoaks's closest train station is Sevenoaks.

Sevenoaks is the neighbouring hospital for Sevenoaks.


I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Sevenoaks. What do I need to check for?


The confusion over this topic catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many law firms promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional charges can inflate the final invoice. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid ought to be defined on a Sevenoaks conveyancing quote Any fees should be fair. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


As a result of the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall in the future we are anxious that flood searches might not be sufficient?


Environmental searches handled by your Sevenoaks conveyancing solicitor will also include the more thorough search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

If you remain concerned try to approach a local resident.


How many weeks will we account for the conveyancing process often require?


Generally speaking, the time needed to transact a home may vary, with reference to a broad set of legal considerations. These could include cases where a property has a mortgage. Nationwide, the average is around ten weeks, whereas Homeward Legal drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.


What should we do regarding arsenic (As) soil contamination in Sevenoaks?


Though the dangers are usually minor, contaminated land areas are labelled as such if the danger to the environment is judged to be too great. Data on many contaminants, such as chlorine and water contaminants such as detergents, will be included in an environmental search.


We need to exchange on the selling of our apartment inside a month, are you fast Sevenoaks conveyancing solicitors ?


Frequently house buying and selling law firms are apathetic which can add large amounts of stress to the property conveyancing process.

Homeward Legals approach is different as we have invested in the latest workflow systems .

Importantly , we assign you a conveyancing solicitor qualified to communicate throughout the home buyer and seller chain .


How early is it wise to find a conveyancer to handle our purchase?


With few exceptions, the sooner you instruct a firm, the better. The legal work can then start very early in the process. Some suggest waiting before instruction until a chain is completed, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.


Are some of the protected Sevenoaks conservation areas are in a vulnerable state?


The inventory of the condition of conservation areas is reported by English Heritage ( a non departmental government body), and the following details are currently available at English Heritage - Edenbridge is listed as poor with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, Riverhead is listed as very bad with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, Seal is listed as poor with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, Sevenoaks High Street is listed as very bad with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, The Vine with Sevenoaks is listed as fair with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, Vine Court with Sevenoaks is listed as fair with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, South Darenth is listed as very bad with medium vulnerability and unknown. Telephone 01732 227334 for more information.


What will the Sevenoaks property solicitor do when the flat I hope to purchase is in a conservation area and has out of place doors installed?


Your instructed lawyer should verify whether the property is located within a conservation area and whether any alterations have required consent.