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Transfer of Equity in St Lukes

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: 25/10/16

St Lukes attractions and landmarks

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Holborn Lincolns Inn Great Hall Historic Building and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are situated in St Lukes.

St Lukes's closest station is Old Street. The nearest airport to St Lukes is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 18 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

The most convenient hospital is Moorfields Eye London.


What do you charge for the legal fees on a £589,000 home? We need to find discount conveyancing.


Confusion over this topic catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges may be added into the solicitor's terms. These terms are often ignored by excited sellers and buyers, eager to get underway. Any fees which are listed in the terms ought to be fair and reasonable. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


We are intending to purchase with Monmouthshire Building Society - what do we need to know?


Some lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them, which may result in increased legal costs for home buyers. We can act for many CML-approved lenders so that you will not be required to pay the lender's costs.


Do you advise that we get a chancel search if we are buying by a church constructed around the 1600s in St Lukes?

Owners of property in St Lukes may be subject to chancel repair liability. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a St Lukes property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners.


Which mortgage lenders in St Lukes do you work with?


Of lenders with branches proximate to St Lukes, we beside many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in St Lukes include I B A Ltd, 45 Fernhurst Dr, Brierley Hill, DY5 4PU, Radical Mortgages, Griffin House/Silverthorne Lane, Cradley Heath, B64 5AP, and Harp Associates, Pensnett House/Second Av, Pensnett Trading Estate, Kingswinford, DY6 7PP.


How much is the council tax on a period detached property in St Lukes?


Normally the report on title will include the Islington council tax band. Council tax rates for homes in St Lukes are detailed online at the Islington local authority site. On 08/06/2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £846.00
  • Band B - £987.00
  • Band C - £1,128.00
  • Band D - £1,269.00
  • Band E - £1,551.00
  • Band F - £1,832.00
  • Band G - £2,114.00
  • Band H - £2,537.00


I have a reasonable understanding of conveyancing as a buyer and seller of a flat , Might it be practical to take care of the legal side without any help?


It can certainly possible for you to complete the conveyancing unaided. That said, a property solicitor in St Lukes carries out a long list of roles from ranging from drafting contracts or communication with the lender some of which really need a qualified solicitor. In any event however, lawyers will carry cover in order to protect you from any professional negligence made by the lawyer.


How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates assessed?


The Stamp Duty you will owe is dependent on a small number of factors, primarily the house or flat's purchase price. Stamp duty will be £37120 on a £928000 house or flat.


Might the fees for our conveyancing hide any extra charges?


No. Homeward Legal's solicitors will not charge any hidden extra charges for any reason. Our conveyancing quotes offer an accurate price.