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Transfer of Equity in Chatham

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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Remortgage Solicitors Chatham

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

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Conveyancing in Chatham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 05/12/16

Chatham attractions

World Naval Base Aviation Museum and Royal Engineers Museum Aviation Museum are in the vicinity of Chatham.

Chatham is roughly 2 miles of junction entry 2 Eastbound of the M2.

Chatham's closest train station is Chatham. Chatham's closest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (2 miles). London City Airport is 22 miles, London Airport is 15 miles, Rochester Airport is 3 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 22 miles away.

The nearest hospital is St Bartholomews Chatham.

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How do we get affordable conveyancing?

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Many solicitors purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional charges will be included in the solicitor's terms. Any additional costs should be fair.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Chatham?

A.

Chatham is located in Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR, contact: 01634 333 333

Q.

The estate agent has referred the lawyer who they generally use. Should we use them?

A.

Both agents and mortgage brokers may suggest a conveyancing solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, there is a risk that an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best value for you.

Q.

What makes sale conveyancing work appear to be so drawn out?

Conveyancing will occasionally take more time than budgeted. We appreciate how disruptive they may be and aim to lessen the cost of these delays if it can be achieved. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as the time taken to return management information.

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For fast conveyancing to buy a £879,000 house, what can we do to accelerate our move?

A.

Key to a fast conveyancing transaction is to instruct a proactive property lawyer. There are numerous tasks you, as the purchaser, can also do, including, calling or emailing your property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays, promptly answering your property lawyer's questions (by email if possible) and arranging any finances require to complete the purchase.

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How can we protect ourselves from getting gazumped?

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Gazumping arises when a owner accepts a low offer, then refuses it, choosing instead a better offer. This could occur even months into a sale. The will be a risk of getting gazumped in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing your solicitor early.

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Could our conveyancing incorporate any hidden fees?

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No. Our solicitors will never charge any additional costs for any reason. You should be aware that some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, which they will not be required to adhere to.

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Which of the Chatham mortgage lender panels are you on?

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Of lenders with branches near Chatham, Homeward Legal alongside most. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Chatham include Chelsea Building Society, 130-132 High St, Chatham, ME4 4BY, and Kent Reliance Banking Services, Reliance House/Sun Pier/Medway St, Chatham, ME4 4ET.

 
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