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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: 06/12/16

Noted Acton interest

Chiswick House English Heritage and 7 Hammersmith Terrace Historic Houses Association are in the vicinity of Acton.

Acton is about 1.5m of junction entry 1 Westbound of the M4.

The nearest station to Acton is Acton Central, approximately 1 mile away. Acton's closest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 9 miles, London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 10 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 9 miles, Elstree Airport is 11 miles s, White Waltham Airport is 22 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 18 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away.

The closest hospital is Central Middlesex Acton.


How do I get low cost conveyancing?


Both high-street and online firms offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs are often hiding in small print. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid must also be stated on a Acton conveyancing quote. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


In respect to the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall in the future we are questioning whether environmental searches aren't detailed enough?


A thorough Acton conveyancing solicitor will advise you to get specialist conveyancing and environmental searches if the standard searches spots a the local Acton flood risk

For more peace of mind why not speak to a future neighbour.


If my family are purchasing near land owned by the church in Acton, will you need a chancel search?

The result of a landmark case in 2003 reaffirmed that 'lay impropriators' of property must contribute towards church repairs. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. A solicitor will be able to advise further. Ecclesiastical properties in this area include All Saints, Oak Tree Anglican Fellowship, St Dunstan East and St Mary.


I am purchasing a £701000. How is SDLT worked out?


Stamp Duty is calculated with reference to a small number of factors, primarily the value of the house or flat. Stamp duty will be £28040 on a £701000 property in Acton.


Does a Acton conveyancing solicitor carry out any searches on the London period detached building we are buying?


If you are taking out a mortgage the mortgage lender expects the following for Acton: Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search and Environmental, as well as any less common searches, which might include Chancel Search.


What are 'fixtures and fittings'?


Generally speaking, fixtures are permanently fixed to floors, walls and ceilings and fixtures are easier to detach or remove. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.


In 2 months we are preparing to be moving out of our detached home on the outskirts of Acton to our new flat in Greenford . At what stage to appoint a removals firm?


Homeward Legals advice is to put off agreeing a removal firm until you have agreed a formal date which takes place once contracts are signed. As a rule home removals companies might charge a change of date fee . Try Milouds Co, Flat 21 Kipling Tower/Palmerston Rd, London, W3 8TL on 020 8992 6534.


Does Acton include any conservation areas?


With nine thousand conservation areas throughout England, the regions in or near Acton will include numerous areas of historic or architectural significance recorded as protected. Conservation areas in Acton include Acton Town Centre. Your solicitor will be able to provide more details, in regard to relevant conservation area restrictions in Acton.