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Transfer of Equity in Woodford

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 Woodford Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

The nearest airport to Woodford is London City Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 16 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 19 miles and Stansted Airport is 22 miles away. Highams Park train station is almost a mile from Woodford.

Motorists are well served with Woodford enjoying very good major road access inside a miles off the M11 Junction 4 Northbound.

Ilford, Roding is the nearest hospital for Woodford.


I am looking for the cheapest conveyancing quote. because we are on a limited budget.


Both high-street and online firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional fees will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement which homeowners may have not read carefully Feeswhich are listed in terms and conditions needs to be fair and clearly defined and only apply in cases where the solicitor must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


Would arranging a building survey be sensible when purchasing property?


It is heavily suggested that buyers arrange a survey if you are intending to buy in Woodford. A range defects can negatively affect a property, including rotten roof timbers. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


Myself and my partner are purchasing a building in Woodford. Can we confirm that the building is in a designated conservation area?


Areas deemed to be of 'special architectural and historic interest', such as 19th century suburbs, will be designated as areas of conservation. Living in a conservation area can mean preservation of an area's historic charm, but the restrictions

create additional maintenance and repair responsibilities. A conveyancing solicitor will address the impact buying in a conservation area may have.


We are buying on a new-build brownfield site. Is iron soil contamination likely?


Soil contamination is closely checked. Metal contamination of soil in Woodford is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contaminants like solvents, will also be included in an environmental search.


We need extra fast Woodford conveyancing solicitors - is that your solicitors?


Honestly, some solicitors companies are extremely slow causing unnecessary pressure to buying and selling. Having implemented leading edge document production systems . We always give sellers a CQS conveyancing solicitor prepared to communicate with everyone in the buyer and seller chain including landlords, to bring about a quick exchange.


I am on a tight deadline and need arrange fast conveyancing, what do we need to arrange?


Finding a proactive lawyer is essential to moving faster. When finding a lawyer, ask yourself the following: Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication? Do they order searches immediately?


What is the council tax on a period mid-terrace house in Woodford?


Typically a conveyancing report on title should cover the Redbridge council tax band. The latest tax rates for Woodford are published at the Redbridge council site. At the time of writing, 24 October 2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £935.00
  • Band B - £1,091.00
  • Band C - £1,246.00
  • Band D - £1,402.00
  • Band E - £1,714.00
  • Band F - £2,025.00
  • Band G - £2,337.00
  • Band H - £2,805.00


My mortgage lender will be Tesco mortgages - is there anything we need to consider?


Buyers need to be aware that, recently, a number of lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean increased conveyancing costs for purchasers. Homeward Legal will act on behalf of all large lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.