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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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Conveyancing in Walthamstow Q & A's

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Updated: 27/10/16

Commuters are well served with Walthamstow being well placed with excellent major road access close at within 3 miles of Junction 4 Northbound of the M11.

London City Airport is 7 miles from Walthamstow. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 21 mile s, London Heliport Airport is 11 miles s, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 18 miles and Stansted Airport is 24 miles away and Walthamstow Queens Road station is approximately a mile from Walthamstow.

Whipps Cross University Walthamstow is a nearby hospital for Walthamstow.


I need to find a lawyer that offers cheap conveyancing in Walthamstow. What are the risks?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many home owners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many conveyancers advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What do we do to calculate stamp duty, and how much do we need to pay on a £261000 property?


Stamp Duty is calculated with reference to a small range of considerations, primarily the value of the house. For a property sold for £261000, stamp duty is £7830.*

*(Source -, 01/03/2013)


How is Walthamstow contaminated land investigated?


Property in Walthamstow may have been contaminated by a broad range of naturally-occurring factors. Contaminants such as potentially contaminative use of nearby land or proximity to waste sites will be detailed in an appropriate search.


What are the issues if buying a property in a Waltham Forest planning authority designated conservation area ?


An integral part of conveyancing involves ordering of LLC1 searches of Waltham Forest council to see conservation area status and the required consent for any modifications. .


Where can I uncover more information on the standard of the conservation areas in Walthamstow?


English Heritage have put together records in relation to the state of repair of conservation areas in addition to the risk of a worsening of the condition of the area. Conservation area concerns, such as the upkeep of public spaces or derelict buildings are handled by the local authority (Waltham Forest).


I am buying in Walthamstow. Are there many areas of conservation in the area?


These areas pinpoint neighbourhoods registered as being of special architectural or historic interest. Your solicitor will offer more information and discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


Is a property survey sensible when purchasing residential property?


It is advised that purchasers in Walthamstow instruct a surveyor if buying in Walthamstow. A wide range of concerns have a negative impact on a property, for example rotten roof timbers and cracks around door frames, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.


Will you need to get a chancel search? I am purchasing a property in Walthamstow.


Property owners neighbouring a local church are expected to pay for repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Ecclesiastical properties in the area include St Andrew's Christian Centre, St Andrew's Christian Centre, St Andrew's Christian Centre and St Andrew's Christian Centre.