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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 Dulwich Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 03/12/16

Useful local public transport and services facts and figures -

London City Airport is 7 miles from Dulwich. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 18 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 9 miles away and Dulwich's nearest train station is West Dulwich at 1 mile s.

The closest hospital for Dulwich is Kings College Denmark Hill.

Q.

We are looking for affordable conveyancing in Dulwich. What are the risks?

A.

Several solicitors promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional fees are often hiding in the small print that unknowing home owners have not reviewed

Q.

Will the property legal fees cover any hidden costs?

A.

Homeward Legal's solicitors do not hide any hidden extra charges under any circumstances. Some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates. The bill you receive on completion can be much greater.

Q.

Does my Dulwich property solicitor conduct any conveyancing searches on the London Edwardian mid terrace bungalow I am intending to purchase?

A.

If purchasing and obtaining a mortgage, your lender mandates particular searches, including the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches for instance Utilities Search.

Q.

How much will my searches cost?

A.

With Homeward Legal, clients buying a property charged at most £249 for conveyancing searches. Conveyancing searches are paid to a third party, and will be charged at cost.

Q.

We are buying on a brownfield land. Could the soil be contaminated by industrial waste?

A.

Restrictions exist to manage soil contamination, but some will remain in the environment for decades. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including groundwater contamination.

Q.

What are searches?

A.

Conveyancing searches are a standardised collection of enquiries raised by the buyer's conveyancing lawyer via one of several specific authorities, such as a search of the Index Map. Conveyancing searches are highly recommended, but refer to legal considerations.

Q.

We are intending to move out of our detached home in Dulwich to our new property in Walworth what is the best point to choose a removals firm?

A.

Most conveyancers tend to encourage you wait booking a removals company until the point where exchange of contracts because a final move date will not have been agreed. Frequently house removals companies add an additional a rearrangement fee . Speak to Harradines Removals In Dulwich, Thurlow Pk Rd, London, SE21 8HY on 020 73108563 or Man & Van, 176 Peabody Hill, London, SE21 8LE Phone: 020 3616 0321.

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We are enquiring about the council tax rates on a Thirties detached house in Dulwich, how much are they?

A.

Customarily the conveyancing report on title will give information the relevant Southwark council tax band.

Correct rates for residents of Dulwich are detailed on the Southwark local authority website. At the time of authoring, 11/09/2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £813.00
  • Band B - £948.00
  • Band C - £1,083.00
  • Band D - £1,219.00
  • Band E - £1,490.00
  • Band F - £1,761.00
  • Band G - £2,031.00
  • Band H - £2,438.00

 
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