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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: 25/10/16

Upminster Bridge attractions

Upminster London Windmill, Aveley Belhus Woods Country Park and Brentwood Thorndon Country Park Country Park are easily accessible from Upminster Bridge.

The closest airport to Upminster Bridge is London City Airport (9 miles). London Heliport Airport is 19 miles, London Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 19 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 18 miles and Stansted Airport is 23 miles away and Upminster Bridge's closest train station is Upminster.

Upminster Bridge is approximately 3 miles of junction entry 29 Westbound of the M25.

The neighbouring hospital for Upminster Bridge is St Georges Hornchuch.


What do you charge for the legal fees on a £673,000 house? We need to find a fixed rate conveyancing quote.


This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges may increase the final bill. Additional fees included in terms of engagement ought to be fair and clearly defined. A quote for conveyancing in Upminster Bridge should also clearly state any disbursements to be paid.Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What are 'conveyancing searches'?


These searches are a bundle of enquiries performed on behalf of the party intending to buy the property, such as a local authority search. These will not give information on the physical condition of the property.


For a fast conveyancing transaction on the purchase of a £ 544,000 property, what should we do?


Many buyers will, correctly, argue that a faster move is the key to is to use a proactive solicitor. When choosing a solicitor, you should ask the following: Was there a delay delivering a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Will they order searches immediately?


If I am purchasing near Upminster Bridge, in the parish of St Andrew Holborn, do we need a chancel search?


Whichever Upminster Bridge parish in which you are purchasing, a conveyancing solicitor could advise a chancel search. Although some church councils have chosen to charge chancel repairs on the current owners of land subject to chancel liability, a conveyancing solicitor cannot verify that a parish which has not imposed liability will not continue to be so, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.


For our lender, we have chosen Nationwide Building Society - what do I need to check?


When buying with a mortgage, your lender will require legal work to be carried out on their behalf. Buyers need to be aware that some lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of many lenders in the UK so that the buyer will not have to pay an additional fee for your lender's solicitor.


Does anybody hold some data about the Upminster Bridge conservation areas?


English Heritage, a government body, have created information on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in England along with the exposure to the area falling into disrepair.

Local Upminster Bridge conservation areas including the historic layout of roads, removal of chimney stacks or street guard rails etc. are overseen by the local authority (Havering).


Does handle the conveyancing of auction properties in Upminster Bridge?


Our company is used to working with property auction procedures. Conventionally more complicated to convey buildings like un-mortgageable properties, are listed at auction which tend to demand greater exploration before committing. Homeward Legal therefore advocate that auction buyers instruct a local conveyancing firm well before the date of the auction to allow enough time for a full investigation of the sellers documents. After the auction, the lawyer will be able to concentrate on finalise all of the legal work in the 28 day time frame, a normal requirement of terms of sale.


I am buying in Upminster Bridge. Are there any conservation areas in the area?


These areas protect areas designated as being of historical or architectural value. These restrictions may impose liability on a buyer for unauthorised alterations made by previous owners, but the benefits include security that the surroundings are unlikely to change.