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Transfer of Equity in Crofton

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 Crofton

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

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Conveyancing in Crofton Q & A's

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Updated: 30/11/16

Practical nearby travel and services facts -

Crofton's nearest train station is Orpington at 1 mile and London Biggin Hill Airport is 4 miles from Crofton. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 25 miles, London City Airport is 10 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 24 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 19 miles and away.

The nearest hospital is Orpington.

Q.

I am trying to find a cheap Crofton solicitor for selling a leasehold property. How do we get a quote?

A.

Both high-street and online firms advertise cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra charges may be added into the terms. A conveyancing quote ought to define any disbursements.Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your sell.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Crofton?

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Crofton is located in London Borough of Bromley Council, Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH, contact: 020 8464 3339

Q.

I am completing next August, how is stamp duty calculated?

A.

The rate of stamp duty that is payable is dependent on a small range of considerations, including the purchase price. It is £2390 on a £239k property in Crofton.*

*Source: www.hmrc.gov.uk, November 2012

Q.

Can we get out of paying out for stamp duty?

A.

Stamp duty is payable for homes over 125,000 pounds. We strongly advise against any form of stamp duty mitigation

scheme. These schemes are highly expensive and often likely to fail. There have been a small number of government-sponsored schemes, such as disadvantaged area relief.

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Which streets of Crofton are safeguarded by a designated conservation area?

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Parts of Crofton considered be of architectural merit, like mining villages, may be defined as conservation areas. These restrictions create additional maintenance and repair responsibilities, but the benefits include preservation of an area's historic charm.

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As a result of the major flooding in the UK in April 2012 we are worried that flood risk searches won't be sufficient?

A.

A qualified conveyancer in Crofton will recommend that you get additional flood risk searches if the environmental conveyancing searches spots a any kind of the local Crofton flood risk

For extra peace of mind why not get in touch with a local resident.

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Are there services who remediate contaminated soil in Crofton?

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Remediation may be possible, although it can be expensive. Speak to a local specialist such as B R S Landscapes Ltd, 521 Doncaster Road, Crofton, Wakefield, WF4 1LP for additional information.

Q.

Bookshops and the web have an abundance of useful articles on the subject of DIY conveyancing. Do I actually have to use conveyancing solicitor in Crofton for my home move?

A.

There is no reason why a buyer cant embark on the legal work without a specialist conveyancing solicitor in Crofton. That said, a conveyancing solicitor typically handles a long list of jobs ranging from chasing replies to enquiries and identifying the most appropriate searches which require a skilled professional. Fundamentally have a go conveyancers do not have acceptable insurance cover which qualified firms and their solicitors are required to carry.

 
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