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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 East Barming Q & A's

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Updated: 19/01/17

Practical regional public service facts -

Drivers are well served with East Barming situated with excellent motorway access under 3m of the M20 Junction 6 Westbound.

The closest train station to East Barming is East Farleigh, around a mile away. The closest airport to East Barming is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (6 miles). London City Airport is 25 miles, London Airport is 24 miles, Rochester Airport is 7 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles away.

Maidstone is a nearby hospital.


How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in East Barming?


The confusion over this matter catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges will be included in the terms of engagement which unwary sellers and buyers fail to check. Any extra costs should be fair and reasonable and be applied only where your solicitor must complete unanticipated additional 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.


What will the council tax cost me for a Forties Band an apartment in East Barming?


The band will usually be reported in the conveyancer's title report along with the local authority. The latest tax charges for East Barming are detailed at the Maidstone council website. At the time of writing on 02 December 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £997.00
  • Band B - £1,163.00
  • Band C - £1,329.00
  • Band D - £1,495.00
  • Band E - £1,827.00
  • Band F - £2,160.00
  • Band G - £2,492.00
  • Band H - £2,990.00


As a consequence of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since records began I am concerned that property conveyancing searches may not be sufficient?

Environmental searches applied for by a conveyancing solicitor in East Barming should include a more thorough Landmark flood search if it is felt necessary.

If you remain still apprehensive why not make enquiries with a local resident.


How much can my searches cost?


The cost of searches varies noticeably. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are not included in the quoted conveyancing fees.


What can a East Barming property lawyer do if the property we am buying is located in a registered conservation area and has out of place stone cladding installed?


Your conveyancing solicitor will carry out searches identify if your proposed purchase is affected by a conservation area and whether any modifications have the appropriate consent from the local planning authority. In the absence of any the necessary permissions, your solicitor will give you professional advice on all options, which include seeking retrospective consent from the appropriate local authority or indemnity insurance.


We ideally need to exchange on the legal process a leasehold apartment in a short time frame, are you extra fast East Barming conveyancing solicitors ?


Our conveyancers adopt a efficient approach when finishing the conveyancing to meet the sellers requirements.

Homeward Legal only allocate you to firm who try to communicate from the start to the end of the buyer and seller chain .

Furthermore Homeward Legals lawyers are picked because they rely on the latest fast response and IT systems leading to a completion on your home move fast.


What sort of additional enquiries regarding the risk of possible flooding around Kent will a East Barming conveyancer give an account of?


An essential component in the conveyancing procedure involved in buying a home involves the solicitor carrying out property conveyancing searches that set out some details regarding risk of flooding in East Barming.


What environmental concerns can contaminate land in East Barming. Are these thoroughly investigated?


Numerous of contaminants can quickly spoil property, like other sources of contaminated land. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail.