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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 Biggin Hill Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 27/11/16

Biggin Hill area info

Keston London Windmill and Downe Down House (Charles Darwin) English Heritage are in Biggin Hill.

Biggin Hill's nearest airport is London Biggin Hill Airport (0 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, London City Airport is 12 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 15 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 21 mile and away. Biggin Hill's closest train station is Hayes.

The most convenient hospital to Biggin Hill is Princess Royal University Orpington.

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I need discount conveyancing. What should we check?

A.

Several firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees may increase the final invoice. Any fees listed in terms of engagement should be fair and reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.

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Where do I go about ascertain if the Biggin Hill designated conservation area is neglected?

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Local conservation areas are created by the local authority (Bromley) who oversee the state of the area including things like advertising hoardings, the addition of stone cladding and whether trees can be cut down.

English Heritage keep records of the state of conservation areas.

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Will we need a chancel search if we are purchasing in the parish of Canterbury St Mary Bredman, near Biggin Hill?

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Whichever Biggin Hill parish you are buying in, a solicitor instructed to handle the transaction might recommend a chancel search. In older areas of Biggin Hill, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the current owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so.

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What will a Biggin Hill conveyancing solicitor recommend if the flat I am planning to buy is inside a Bromley conservation area that possibly has out of place removal of chimney stacks added?

Local authority searches, carried out by the solicitor as part of the conveyancing, should find out whether the Biggin Hill property a conservation area and any evidence of the appropriate permissions for additions to the property will be asked for.Should no appropriate consents be produced, your Biggin Hill conveyancing solicitor will advise you of the alternatives such as obtaining an indemnity insurance or seeking retrospective permission from the planning authority.

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Do you work with many mortgage lenders with Biggin Hill branches?

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The Homeward Legal group have solicitors with experience working alongside most lenders approved by the CML. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Biggin Hill, like Byrne Sarah, 3 Steeple Heights Dr, Biggin Hill, Westerham, TN16 3UN, Grosvenor Partnership, 39 Rochester Av, Bromley, BR1 3DN, and Esteema Financial Solutions Ltd, 40 Homesdale Rd, Bromley, BR2 9LD.

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What are the reasons why Biggin Hill property legal work for a sale takes such a long time?

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The legal work involved in buying or selling Biggin Hill property will occasionally be held up. Homeward Legal understand that these can cause considerable stress and seek to diminish the burden of these delays by driving the transaction forward. Common delays include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.

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Are many Biggin Hill conservation areas likely to constrain us?

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Parts of Biggin Hill considered be of historical merit, like 18th century suburbs, may be recognised as areas of conservation. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits will include properties can be easier to sell. Your lawyer will be able to provide more details.

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The web is full of an increasing number guidebooks giving details on DIY conveyancing e.g. A Practical Approach to Commercial Conveyancing and Property . Do we necessarily want to use a Biggin Hill solicitor ?

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It is certainly possible to handle the conveyancing yourself.

However, a conveyancing solicitor in Biggin Hill is in charge of a huge array of exercises ranging from interpreting replies to enquiries or ongoing communication with the other sides solicitors some of which are more safely handled with appropriate a skilled professional. Despite that legal firms always have indemnity cover to shield you in the event of any failures.

 
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