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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: 21/10/16

Shadwell attractions

George Inn National Trust , Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Tate Modern Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are in the vicinity of Shadwell.

Shadwell's closest airport is London City Airport (4 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 16 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away. Limehouse station is almost 1 mile from Shadwell.

Motorists are well served with Shadwell situated with very good road access within 2m of the A102M.

The most convenient hospital to Shadwell is Royal London.


We need to find the cheapest conveyancing quote. Will I get a quote or and estimate?


Confusion over this issue catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers offer cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms, left unregarded by busy property buyers and sellers


When we are buying a property near church grounds in Shadwell, is it recommended that I get a chancel search?


Owners of property proximate to a local church are expected to subsidise repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Church of England properties in Shadwell where a chancel search may be necessary include St Paul and St Paul.


How do you calculate SDLT?


Stamp Duty Land Tax is dependent on a small range of considerations, most importantly the purchase price. On a £196000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £1960.


We plan to buy a barn conversion in St Marylebone St Mary. Is a chancel search specified?


Your property solicitor could advise that a chancel search be taken out. Chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners.


How many weeks can the legal work to transact a house need? The property is also local.


Generally speaking, the amount of time taken to buy or sell a home does vary, based on a number of issues which can include if you plan to take out a mortgage. Our solicitors work hard to ensure each client is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.


How soon do I need to get a solicitor in Shadwell?


The straightforward answer is, the earlier, the better. Some groups suggest holding off instruction until an offer is accepted, but you will then be at a serious disadvantage in the event of a contract race, or buyer eager to move quickly.


The internet has collections of useful documents about doing the legal work yourself. Do I have to use Shadwell property solicitor for my home move?


There are no arguments why a home mover cant apply this approach and engage in the legal work without the help of an instructed property solicitor in Shadwell. That said, a conveyancing solicitor typically handles a huge array of roles from ranging from chasing any missing replies/clarifications to enquiries and locating planning docs many of which are better done by someone with a qualified professional.


As a result of the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began we are asking if property conveyancing searches may not be sufficient?


A qualified property solicitor in Shadwell will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches from Landmark if the standard conveyancing searches spots a significant risk Shadwell flooding risk.

For extra area background might be able to converse with a neighbour of the property.