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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 Camberwell Q & A's

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Updated: 28/11/16

Helpful local travel and public service details -

Denmark Hill train station is around 1 mile from Camberwell. Camberwell's nearest airport is London City Airport (6 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 15 miles, Elstree Airport is 16 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away.

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Noted Camberwell interest

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George Inn National Trust , Brixton London Windmill, Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum and Tate Modern Art Gallery are close at hand to Camberwell.

The nearest hospital for Camberwell is Maudsley Denmark Hill.

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We are looking for a solicitor that offers cheap conveyancing. What should be watch out for?

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This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are frequently hidden in small print that buyers often do not check. Any disbursements to be paid must also be stated on any quote for conveyancing in CamberwellOur quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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I am purchasing a £249000, how is stamp duty determined?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax is calculated based on the purchase price. On a £249000 house, stamp duty will be £2490.

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Is contaminated land a concern in Camberwell?

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Numerous of contaminants caused by natural causes and human activities can impact land, like other land contamination or waste disposal sites. An environmental search can give more clarity.

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With a leasehold property ready to buy, and no chain, can we aim for a fast conveyancing process in Camberwell?

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Instructing a proactive and experienced solicitor is the key to a faster move. When selecting a solicitor, : Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?

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The property being purchased is on a ex-industrial site. What should we do regarding lead (Pb) soil contamination?

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Camberwell and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as insecticides.

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Is the Stamp Duty Land Tax fee a disbursement or fee?

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Comparing quotes is not always straightforward, given the various definitions different firms use to describe the same thing. This charge is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your quote.

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How many mortgage lenders in Camberwell do you work with?

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Most lenders in Camberwell are on our solicitors' panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include James Cavendish L L P, 1 Liverpool St, London, EC2M 7QD, Lloyd & Co, 112C Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1AH, and Axiom, New Broad Street House/35 New Broad St, London, EC2M 1NH.

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Do fixtures and fittings include things like light switches?

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Mainly, there is not a legal definition of 'fixtures and fittings'. The need to clarify this is frequently not considered, making early agreement of the list of items included with the purchase so essential.

 
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