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Transfer of Equity in Clerkenwell

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 Clerkenwell

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

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Conveyancing in Clerkenwell Q & A's

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Updated: 30/11/16

Clerkenwell attractions and landmarks

Brixton London Windmill, Holborn Lincolns Inn Great Hall Historic Building and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Buildingare all around Clerkenwell.

The closest station to Clerkenwell is Farringdon. Clerkenwell's nearest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

Commuters are well served with Clerkenwell having good road access within 3m of the A40M.

The closest hospital to Clerkenwell is St Bartholomews London.

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How do I find the cheapest Clerkenwell conveyancing quote?

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Many online and high street solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges can inflate your solicitor's invoice. Any disbursements should be included on a Clerkenwell conveyancing quote. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

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My wife and I are intending to buy in Clerkenwell. How can we confirm that the house is in a conservation area?

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With 9000 such areas listed throughout the country, the regions in or near Clerkenwell will include a range of conservation areas. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits will include protection for parks and green spaces.

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Is vanadium soil contamination likely in Clerkenwell?

Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Clerkenwell. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contaminants like phenols, will be included in an environmental search.

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Is a survey advisable when buying any property?

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It is advised that Clerkenwell buyers arrange a RICS survey when you plan to buy in Clerkenwell. A wide range of problems can negatively affect a property. These include subsidence. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.

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We are buying a £1037000. What will be calculated for Stamp Duty Land Tax rates?

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The SDLT payable will depend on the value of the house or flat. On a £1037000 property in Clerkenwell, stamp duty will be £51850.

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Does your property solicitor in Clerkenwell order any property conveyancing searches on the London Regency end-of-terrace flat I am intending to buy?

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If purchasing and obtaining a mortgage lender insist that at least specific searches, including these searches - Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search and Environment Search, and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches e.g. a Anti Money Laundering Search.

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We are purchasing with Precise Mortgages - is there anything we need to be aware of?

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Some lenders are now reducing the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly greater conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal can act for all major mortgage lenders.

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Can you confirm which Clerkenwell lenders you can work with. Whose panels are you on?

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Of lenders with branches nearby Clerkenwell, we with many. Clerkenwell lenders and mortgage specialists include Church Housing Trust, Po Box 50296, London, EC1P 1WF, and Charterhouse London Mortgages, Skinner St, London, EC1R 0HR. The property lawyer handling your case will be able to deal with the particular enquiries and searches your lender requires.

 
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