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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 Charlton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 02/12/16

Some pertinent regional travel and public service details -

Charlton's nearest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 22 miles, London Heliport Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles, Rochester Airport is 23 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 11 miles away. The nearest station to Charlton is Charlton, around a mile away.

Motorists are well served with Charlton ideally situated with good road access nearby at 1.5m of the A102M.

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Charlton area information

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Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum and Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery are near to Charlton.

The most convenient hospital to Charlton is Queen Elizabeth Charlton.

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How do I get a cheap solicitor quote for selling a home?

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Many firms advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing, however extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any extra fees ought to be clearly defined. They be applicable if the lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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We are purchasing a converted chapel in the parish of Fulham St Mary. Will a chancel search be necessary?

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Whether you are buying a house in Charlton or elsewhere in the county, the conveyancing lawyer should confirm that a chancel search is ordered. In Charlton's much older areas, chancel repair may be apportioned on current owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have spared previous owners or tenants. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.

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In respect of the fact that an estimated 2 8m people are at risk from surface flooding I am anxious that property environmental searches might not be sufficient?

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A competent Charlton conveyancer will advise you to get additional conveyancing and environmental searches if the enviro search establishes a significant risk the local Charlton flood risk

For more peace of mind it could be worth trying to speak to a neighbour of the property.

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I am buying a house with Britannia, what do we need to be aware of?

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Over the last two years, some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal, though, will act for many mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

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Do it yourself conveyancing without instructing a Charlton conveyancing solicitor is becoming possible as a seller of a house. Would it actually be sensible ?

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Technically speaking there is absolutely no reason why a buyer cant take care of he conveyancing unaided. The truth is however that a solicitor carries out a large array of assignments e.g. chasing completion statements and maintaining constant communication with agents some of which need a qualified solicitor.

In any event however, legal firms are bound to be in possession of indemnity insurance that protects you in the event of any losses you encounter.

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I want to find really fast solicitors in Charlton, is that you?

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Homeward Legal adopts a speed focused method to completing the conveyancing to meet the sellers needs.

By employing the very latest integrated systems . We also assign you carefully selected property lawyer practiced at communicate with the whole buyer and seller chain including managing agents, to bring about a fast home move.

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How can we calculate Stamp Duty Land Tax rates and what should it be on a £558000 property?

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The SDLT you will owe is dependent on a small number of factors, including the value of the house or flat, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. On a £558000 house, stamp duty will be £22320.*

*Correct as of July 2012

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Which local authority looks after Charlton?

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Charlton is located in Royal Borough of Greenwich, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London, SE18 6HQ, Call: 020 8854 8892

 
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