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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 Eastcote Q & A's

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Updated: 06/12/16

Useful nearby transport and public service information

Eastcote's closest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport (2 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 8 miles, Luton Airport is 21 mile s, London City Airport is 20 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 9 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 9 miles, Elstree Airport is 6 miles, White Waltham Airport is 17 miles and Booker Airport is 18 miles away. The nearest station to Eastcote is Headstone Lane, around 2 miles away.

Northwood & Pinner is the neighbouring hospital to Eastcote.

Q.

I need to find fixed rate conveyancing. What do we need to consider?

A.

This issue catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, but additional costs are often hiding in the terms and conditions that unknowing home owners have not reviewed Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.

Q.

Do we need to get a property surveyor to look into this property purchase?

A.

Homeward Legal strongly advise that Eastcote buyers arrange a property surveyor. It is a fact that there are a wide range of defects which have a negative impact on a property. These include corrosion of pipework and blocked drains. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.

Q.

What will the council tax cost on a Fifties Band F maisonette in Eastcote?

A.

Your pertinent band will usually be reported as part of the report on title, and by the governing local authority. The latest tax charges for Eastcote are set out in detail online at the Harrow council site. As at, 01 September 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £996.00
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  • Band B - £1,161.00
  • Band C - £1,327.00
  • Band D - £1,493.00
  • Band E - £1,825.00
  • Band F - £2,157.00
  • Band G - £2,489.00
  • Band H - £2,987.00

Q.

Apparently, barium soil contamination may be an issue in Eastcote. Can you advise?

A.

Effort is made across Eastcote and the region to rectify soil contamination. Also considering issues such as radioactive waste and groundwater contaminants like pesticides, contaminants affecting Eastcote property will be factored into an environmental search.

Q.

Environmental searches may be standard procedure but when one considers current events such as the Met Office projecting more intense rainfall are they comfort enough to identify sufficient information about the risk of flooding in Eastcote?

A.

A qualified property solicitor in Eastcote will consider apply for environmental searches if the enviro searches establishes a significant risk Eastcote flood risk area

For greater area background you could always converse with a close neighbour.

Q.

The lender will be Intelligent Finance, what do we need to consider?

A.

Buyers should consider that, over the last two years, some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel, potentially creating higher conveyancing costs for purchasers. We can act for the vast majority of lenders so that the buyer will not have to pay legal costs to your lender's solicitor.

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What kind of exploration regarding the risk and history of local flooding in the Hillingdon area will the Eastcote lawyer report on?

A.

An experienced solicitor makes an application for formal conveyancing and environmental searches, which include Eastcote historical flood risk data. On (25-Dec-12) there were no warnings around the River Pinn at Eastcote Village at the The River Pinn and Woodridings Stream at Pinner, Eastcote, Ruislip, Ickenham, Uxbridge and Yiewsley

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Why can the sale conveyancing process seem to be so slow?

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The conveyancing process can endure stressful setbacks, we, however, strive to reduce the effect of these delays by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. Delays can include problems with arranging a mortgage.

 
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