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

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Conveyancing in Chinatown Q & A's

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Updated: 24/01/17

Chinatown area info

Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and London The National Gallery Art Gallery are in the vicinity of Chinatown.

The closest train station to Chinatown is Charing Cross and the closest airport to Chinatown is London City Airport (8 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

Drivers are well served with Chinatown ideally situated with very convenient motorway access close at about 1.4 miles of the A40M.

The closest hospital to Chinatown is Hospital For Tropical Diseases London.


Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? I am trying to find an affordable conveyancing quote.


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers and sellers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many law firms claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Applicable disbursements should also be clearly stated on your quote Any fees which are listed in terms and conditions ought to be fair and clearly defined and only apply in cases where the lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


Which mortgage lender panels in Chinatown are you a member of?


Homeward Legal work with many lenders approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Chinatown, like Regents Corporate

Centre, Regent St, London, W1B 5TR, and Censeo, Linen Hall/162-168 Regent St, London, W1B 5TD.


What does 'fixtures and fittings' mean?


Property buyers will often be frustrated with the lack of formality over fixtures and fittings. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and this can make the completion of a fixtures and fitting form necessary.


What can affect land in Chinatown. Are they a concern?


Numerous of contaminants has the potential to affect residential property in Chinatown, and an environmental search should reveal whether a plot of land can be impacted by contaminants like limestone or gypsum quarrying or a proximate telecommunications base station.


When in the process do you need to get a solicitor to handle our sale?


Whether you are buying or selling in Chinatown, earlier is preferable. The legal work can then begin straight away. Instructing a solicitor early can limit the risk of your purchase or sale stalling.


At what stage should a home seller set up the removals firm?


The most sensible course of action is to avoid instructing the removals company until you have confirmed a formal completion date which happens once final contracts are signed. Commonly home removals firms charge a late cancellation charge . Try Taxivans, Regent St, London, W1B 4EA Call: 07933 737208 or A nice man with a van, 41 Frith St, London, W1D 5LW Telephone: 0844 247 0184.


Please give reasons why conveyancing legal work takes so long?


The conveyancing process in Chinatown could take more time than budgeted. We aim to reduce the impact of these delays whenever possible by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible.


As a consequence of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since records began we are worried that property environmental searches won't be exacting enough?


Your property lawyer in Chinatown will include flood searches from Landmark if the standard conveyancing searches flag up any kind of risk of flooding in Chinatown.

For more area background might be able to contact a neighbour or local resident.