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Transfer of Equity in Chalk Farm

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors Chalk Farm

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Chalk Farm clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Chalk Farm Q & A's

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Updated: 20/01/17

Practical local public transport and services information -

The nearest train station to Chalk Farm is Kentish Town West. The closest airport to Chalk Farm is London City Airport (9 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 11 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 17 miles away.

Motorists are well catered for with Chalk Farm having very good major road access very close at 1 1/2 mile of the A40M.

The closest hospital to Chalk Farm is St Pancras London.

Q.

What are the best rates for conveyancing for a 609k home?

A.

Numerous conveyancers claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Any fees which are listed in the terms ought to be fair. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

Q.

We are buying on a former industrial site. Can the soil still be contaminated?

A.

There are comprehensive regulations in order to limit soil contamination. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contaminants like bleach and fertilisers, will be included in an environmental search.

Q.

My husband and I are purchasing a house in Chalk Farm. Can we check if the house is in a designated conservation area?

A.

With around 9,000 conservation areas throughout the country, the neighbourhoods in or near Chalk Farm will include several areas of 'special architectural and historic interest' recognised as protected. Your property solicitor will be able to offer more information, in regard to relevant conservation area restrictions in Chalk Farm.

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How long on average will it take our assigned conveyancing solicitor to accomplish all of the legal formalities on the top floor of building?

A.

It can take anywhere between one month and three months based on various issues, like the speed of the vendor's property lawyer, or renegotiations.

Homeward Legal's lawyers are very focused on pushing transactions through with the intention of you moving home as soon as possible.

Q.

Our lender is Alliance and Leicester - is there anything I need to be aware of?

A.

Purchasers should consider that, recently, a number of lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean greater conveyancing costs for purchasers. We will act on behalf of all major lenders.

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We have a found a freehold property to buy. How do we ensure fast conveyancing?

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Crucial to moving faster is to employing a proactive conveyancer. Additionally, there are a range of things you, as the purchaser, can do to speed up your conveyancing, including, ordering a property survey early in the transaction, answering any queries raised by your conveyancer as soon as possible and pushing the conveyancer to begin enquiries as soon as possible.

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Is there an authority that has any thorough published record on the upkeep of conservation areas in Chalk Farm?

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Local Chalk Farm conservation area issues for instance what can be demolished, rear extensions or poorly maintained pavements are handled by the local Camden planning authority. Following a campaign, English Heritage now maintain a list of the condition of conservation areas.

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How do you calculate stamp duty tax, and what should it be on a £398000 house?

A.

Stamp Duty is calculated with reference to the value of the home. Stamp duty will be £11940 on a £398000 residential property.

 
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