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Transfer of Equity in Belgravia

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 Belgravia Q & A's

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Updated: 02/12/16

Belgravia area info

Wandsworth London Windmill, Apsley House English Heritage and Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museum are easily accessible from Belgravia.

Drivers are well catered for with Belgravia being well placed with good major road access within a couple of miles of the A40M.

London City Airport is 9 miles from Belgravia. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away. Belgravia's nearest train station is London Victoria.

The nearest hospital to Belgravia is Nightingale Chelsea.

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I need to find a low cost conveyancing estimate. What do I need to check for?

A.

Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra fees will be included in the terms and conditions that unknowing sellers and buyers have not reviewed Any disbursements must also be stated on a conveyancing quote. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

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What length of time should it take my assigned conveyancer to conclude the legal process on a terraced property we are intending to buy?

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It can take anywhere from around a month and 3 months depending on a number of factors, for example the speed of the sellers solicitor, or the speed of your lender. Our highly conveyancing solicitors are highly results-orientated work towards completing the legal process in as little time as achievable.

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What are our options if we buy a period house in a Kensington and Chelsea local authority conservation area ?

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An integral part of conveyancing for buyers involves carrying out searches of Kensington and Chelsea council to ascertain conservation area status and the required permission being granted for any alterations. LLC1 searches vary in price between authorities, but are charged without markup to the client.

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Is there any info on the conservation areas in Belgravia?

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Local Belgravia conservation areas including what can be developed or poorly maintained pavements are dealt with by the local authority (Kensington and Chelsea). English Heritage have assembled records of the condition of conservation areas.

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What does 'fixtures and fittings' mean?

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There is not a strict definition of fixtures and fittings, which can often lead to conflict post-completion. The need to clarify this is regularly overlooked, making early agreement of the list of items included with the purchase so essential.

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How is Belgravia contaminated land checked when purchasing?

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Numerous of contaminants can impact residential property in Belgravia, like other land contamination. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail.

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Do we need to make use of the lawyer named by the agent?

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It is common for agents in West Ruislip to refer a conveyancing firm. However, if they are paid a referral fee, some agents may 'recommend' the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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Why does sale conveyancing legal work require so much time and effort?

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Conveyancing in Belgravia will occasionally be held up even in the best of circumstances. The reasons may be out of a solicitor's control. Homeward Legal do our best to minimise their burden by driving the transaction forward. Common delays can include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.

 
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