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Transfer of Equity in Victoria Docks

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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Conveyancing in Victoria Docks Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

Commuters are well served with Victoria Docks ideally situated with excellent motorway access about 1.4 miles of the A102M.

The nearest airport to Victoria Docks is London City Airport (1 mile). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 21 mile s, London Heliport Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 19 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, Rochester Airport is 24 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away and Charlton train station is around 2 miles from Victoria Docks.


Local points of interest in Victoria Docks


Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum and Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery are close at hand to Victoria Docks.

The most convenient hospital to Victoria Docks is Plaistow, Newham University.


How do we get low cost conveyancing in Victoria Docks?


This catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


What type of exploration in respect to the uncertain risk of a flood to properties in Newham will my Victoria Docks conveyancer examine?


A critical part of the legal process involves a lawyer applying for conveyancing and environmental searches that give you specific information regarding Victoria Docks flood risk area data.


Following recent news about the Met Office projecting more intense rainfall, I am concerned that environmental searches aren't detailed enough?


A qualified conveyancer in Victoria Docks will advise you to include specialist food risk searches if the standard search establishes a significant risk of flooding in Victoria Docks.

For added history you could always get in touch with a future neighbour.


What are our options when buying a converted house in a Newham council conservation area ?


Part of the due diligence for buyers involves making enquiries of Newham planning authority to verify conservation area status and consent for modifications. .


In about five weeks we are expecting to be finally moving from our semi detached property just outside Victoria Docks to a bigger dwelling in North Woolwich . At what point to book a removal company?


The ideal point is for buyers to delay removals until after all parties have agreed the completion date which happens once exchange of contracts. Try Man & Van, 7 Fitzwilliam Mews, London, E16 1SH Tel: 020 3616 0326 or Right Removal, Unit 3 Thames Rd, London, E16 2EZ Call: 020 7511 7991.


What is the council tax on a period semi-detached house in Victoria Docks?


In most cases a conveyancer's title report will contain the appropriate Newham council tax band. The correct rates for properties in Victoria Docks are set out in detail online at the Newham local authority website. At the time of writing on 24/07/2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £835.00
  • Band B - £974.00
  • Band C - £1,113.00
  • Band D - £1,252.00
  • Band E - £1,531.00
  • Band F - £1,809.00
  • Band G - £2,087.00
  • Band H - £2,505.00


Does your firm look after the conveyancing for auction properties in Victoria Docks?


We are highly experienced with residential property auction protocols. Traditionally more complicated to convey houses e. g. un-mortgageable properties are purchased in property auctions which demand increasedby the lawyer. Lawyers therefore suggest purchasers to formally instruct an affordable conveyancing solicitor well before the date of the auction to allow for an investigation of the sellers documents. After the date of the auction, a property lawyer is ready for finalise the legal side of things in less than 28 days as required by the conditions of sale.


What amount of time should conveyancing to sell a house usually require, on average? The house being transacted is also in the area.


Generally speaking, the amount of time needed to transfer a residence varies, based on a handful of issues affecting the property. Our lawyers strive to ensure your sale, purchase or remortgage is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.