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Transfer of Equity in South East London

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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Remortgage Solicitors South East London

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for South East London clients every week.

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Conveyancing in South East London Q & A's

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Updated: 21/10/16

South East London area info

Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are easily accessible from South East London.

Motorists are well served with South East London enjoying very convenient motorway access around a couple of miles of the A40M.

The closest airport to South East London is London City Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away and the nearest train station to South East London is Charing Cross.

The most convenient hospital to South East London is Royal London Homeopathic.


What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £586,000 residence?


Several law firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Additional fees should be fair and clearly defined. They be applicable solely where your solicitor must complete work beyond standard conveyancing on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A conveyancing quote should state any disbursements.Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


How do we get out of paying for HMRC stamp duty?


We strongly advise against any stamp duty avoidance. Such schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later meaning that the full stamp duty amount will be payable, with potential fines.


Why does conveyancing take months to complete?


South East London conveyancing could be delayed, we, however, seek to minimise their consequences whenever feasible. Common delays may include a slow firm acting for the lender.


Should you get a chancel search? We are buying a apartment in South East London.


Property owners near to church property in the locality may be required to subsidise repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate.


If I buy a book about DIY conveyancing as a buyer of a house. Would it be a false economy to carry out the legals myself?


There are no arguments why a home mover cant apply this approach and embark on the legal work without a qualified lawyer in South East London. In reality however, a South East London conveyancer is in charge of a long list of assignments e.g. chasing mortgage offer or identifying conservation area breaches which require a qualified solicitor.


Do do property auction conveyancing in South East London?


Our company frequently do the legal work for sellers at auction. Conveyancers always advocate buyers at auction to formally instruct an auction experienced lawyer before the auction to allow time for a detailed investigation of the legal documents.

Immediately following the auction a solicitor must be prepared for get through the conveyancing in 28 days as conventionally required by the terms and conditions of sale.


May our conveyancing costs incorporate any additional charges?


It is unfortunate that it is common practice for some firms to hide fees in small print. Homeward Legal's solicitors do not charge any hidden extra costs. Know that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes, meaning that you could pay much more when you complete.


Which lenders in South East London do you work with?


The Homeward Legal partnership have worked with all the major lenders assisting South East London homebuyers. Lenders and mortgage specialists in South East London include Cash Brokers, 17 High St, Bromley, BR1 1LG, New Mortgage Solutions Ltd, 6 Heathfield, Chislehurst, BR7 6AE, and De Scotia Financial Services, Applegate House/33c High St, Chislehurst, BR7 5AE.