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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 Dartford Q & A's

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Updated: 09/01/17

Some useful nearby travel and services details -

As reported by the most recent census (2011) Dartford has a residential population of 430,560 people spread over an area of 65,718 acres meaning a residential population density 6.6 people per acre.

The closest airport to Dartford is London City Airport (8 miles). London Heliport Airport is 18 miles, London Airport is 23 miles, Rochester Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away. The closest station to Dartford is Dartford.

Dartford is very close at a mile off the M25 junction entry 1b Westbound.

Livingstone Dartford hospital is relatively close to Dartford.

Q.

How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Dartford for a 599,000 property?

A.

Numerous solicitors offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional fees can increase your final invoice.

Q.

What property conveyancing searches should my lawyer in Dartford do when instructed on a Dartford flat?

A.

The normal legal procedure will be to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal), Environment Search and Coal Mining Search (Con29M) as well as any area-specific searches, like a Official Search of Whole or Part without Priority (OS3).

Q.

How can a property solicitor in Dartford report back on the risk of flooding in Dartford?

A.

A conveyancing solicitor will carry out standard conveyancing and environmental searches that should include Dartford flood risk area data. A more in-depth set of searches (e.g. Landmark) may be recommended by your conveyancing solicitor in Dartford if the results of the environmental search identify any risk of flooding.

Q.

Having read about the Met Office projecting more intense rainfall in the future we are questioning if property environmental searches might not be thorough enough?

A.

Flood risk searches carried out by the Dartford property solicitor should also include the more informative search (Landmark) if it is felt necessary.

If you remain worried why not consider contacting a local resident.

Q.

Which factors will affect land in Dartford?

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A wide range of contaminants caused by environmental concerns may significantly reduce the value of Dartford property, like nearby waste management facilities. An environmental search can give more clarity. Contamination in Dartford can be caused by local waste sites, such as Isle Of Grain, Rochester, DA2 7DZ.

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How much is the council tax on a Thirties end of terrace Band E home in Dartford?

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You will be given detail on the homes council tax band in the report on title.

The latest council tax charges for Dartford are set out in detail on the Dartford local authority website. At the time of authoring on 16 February 2013 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £963.00
  • Band B - £1,124.00
  • Band C - £1,284.00
  • Band D - £1,445.00
  • Band E - £1,766.00
  • Band F - £2,087.00
  • Band G - £2,408.00
  • Band H - £2,890.00

Q.

We are buying a Dartford home with Manchester Building Society, what do I need to know?

A.

Some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean increased conveyancing costs for buyers. We will act for most UK mortgage lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay legal fees for your lender's solicitor.

Q.

We ideally need to exchange contracts on the sale of our flat asap, are you very fast Dartford solicitors ?

A.

Our conveyancing property lawyers by default have a active approach to completing the conveyancing process.

By employing leading edge HMRC and Land Registry integrated systems . We give vendors a regulated conveyancing lawyer who will always communicate by phone and email with everyone in the buyer and seller property chain like other buyers and sellers, to bring about a quick sale.

 
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