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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 Harold Wood Q & A's

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Updated: 16/01/17

Harold Wood attractions

Upminster London Windmill, South Weald Weald Country Park Country Park and Brentwood Thorndon Country Park Country Park are situated in Harold Wood.

London City Airport is 10 miles from Harold Wood. London Heliport Airport is 20 miles, London Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 21 mile s, London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles and Stansted Airport is 21 mile away. Harold Wood's nearest train station is Harold Wood.

Harold Wood is about a mile and a half of the M25 junction entry 28 Westbound.

The most convenient hospital is Brentwood, Hartswood.

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How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Harold Wood for a £688,000 house?

A.

Several property lawyers promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra charges will be included in the small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Any additional charges which are listed in the small print should be fair.

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Can Harold Wood brownfield site soil still be contaminated?

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Given the history of industry and agriculture in parts of Harold Wood, soil contamination cannot be totally avoided. Metal contamination of soil in Harold Wood is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like asbestos and groundwater contamination, will also be included in an environmental search.

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Where do I go about ascertain if the conservation area is not being properly maintained?

Conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Havering) who govern conservation area concerns from including things like ugly shop fronts, addition of hard standings to front and paths and footpaths. Following a campaign, English Heritage have put together a list on the state of conservation areas in addition to the trend of the area.

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How does conveyancing for a Harold Wood property sale seem to be so slow? Isn't it just filing paperwork?

A.

The legal work required to buy or sell a home could take more time. We know how distracting such delays can be and do our best to lessen their effect by using fast search providers.

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Would acquiring a survey be a good idea when buying a property?

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It is advised that property purchasers order a building survey. It is a fact that there are a range of issues that will impact a property, for example cracks in walls or roof damage.

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I am buying a £1129000. How is stamp duty calculated?

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The SDLT that will be due is calculated based on the house or flat's value. For a home bought for £1129000, SDLT is £56450.

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We are interested in purchasing a building in Harold Wood, and would like to confirm that there are many areas of conservation.

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There are several conservation areas around Harold Wood. A conveyancing solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works and provide more details for conservation areas in Harold Wood.

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Is there something I can do to bypass paying stamp duty on property?

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SDLT is usually due for home purchases over £125,000. We do not advise home buyers get involved with any stamp duty mitigation. Such schemes are highly expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later and the total stamp duty, with interest, will be due.

 
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