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Transfer of Equity in West Kensington

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: 16/10/16

Local points of interest in West Kensington

Carlyle's House National Trust , Wandsworth London Windmill, Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museum and 7 Hammersmith Terrace Historic Houses Association are in the vicinity of West Kensington.

West Kensington's nearest station is West Brompton. West Kensington's closest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 11 miles s, London City Airport is 11 miles s, London Heliport Airport is 2 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 13 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 13 miles, White Waltham Airport is 24 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

Commuters are well served with West Kensington ideally situated with excellent major road access very close at inside 2 miles of the A40M.

The most convenient hospital is Charing Cross London.


How do I get a cheap solicitor in West Kensington for purchasing a house?


Many property lawyers promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional costs will be included in small print. Excited buyers and sellers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any disbursements ought to be defined on a conveyancing quote Any fees listed in terms and conditions ought to be fair and reasonable and come into force only if your conveyancer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


How many weeks may conveyancing legal work take?


The amount of time required to buy or sell a house does vary, with reference to a number of legal considerations. These could include if there is a mortgage. Nationwide, the average is around ten weeks, whereas Homeward Legal drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.


Is it recommended that we get searches for chancel liability? I am buying on the same road as a priory built in the 1500s in West Kensington.

There are 15000 Church of England and Church of Wales parishes in the UK. Owners of property within some of these may be required to contribute towards the repair of a local church. Several sources are used to determine liability in West Kensington, including county histories. Church of England properties in the local area include St Mary.


How can I discover more info about the conservation areas in West Kensington and West Kensington?


Following a campaign, English Heritage have created details on the state of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability to deterioration or improvement.

Conservation area concerns for example trees, removal of existing windows or poorly maintained roads etc. are handled by the local authority (Kensington and Chelsea).


I am interested in purchasing a property in West Kensington, and would like to verify if there are any areas of conservation.


These areas recognise streets and neighbourhoods designated as being of architectural or historic interest. You may wish to contact the local authority if you have specific questions, but your lawyer will address this during the house-buying process.


How soon should we instruct a solicitor in West Kensington?


In simple terms, the sooner the better. The legal work can then commence immediately. Early instruction of a firm to act on your West Kensington sale or purchase for a sale can mean that prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers, whereas if you are buying you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer.


Is contaminated land a concern for any residential properties in West Kensington?


A range of contaminants caused by natural and human-influenced issues has the potential to affect West Kensington property, and factors including civil aviation activity in the area will be investigated during the conveyancing process.


What do I need to be aware of if we acquire a house in a Kensington and Chelsea council designated conservation area ?


Part of the conveyancing process includes carrying out searches of the local authority to ascertain conservation area status and formal approval for modifications. .