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Transfer of Equity in Highgate

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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Remortgage Solicitors Highgate

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Highgate clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Highgate Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 06/12/16

Highgate area info

Kenwood House English Heritage and Kentish Town St Luke Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Highgate.

The closest airport to Highgate is Elstree, Hogg Ln Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, Luton Airport is 24 miles, London City Airport is 10 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 10 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 19 miles away and the closest station to Highgate is Gospel Oak.

The most convenient hospital is Whittington Highgate.

Q.

What do you charge for the legal fees on a £245,000 house? We are trying to find an affordable conveyancing quote.

A.

Various solicitors promote 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement which unwary sellers and buyers fail to check. A quote for conveyancing in Highgate ought to define any disbursements. Any additional costs listed in terms and conditions needs to be reasonable. They come into force only if your lawyer must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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When is it wise to speak to a conveyancing solicitor in Highgate?

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The short answer is, earlier is preferable. Some groups advocate holding off instruction until the offer is accepted, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.

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Do you work with mortgage lenders with Highgate offices?

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Our solicitors have experience working closely with many lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Highgate, including Mandl, Flat 1 Dowding House/Hillcrest, London, N6 4HD. Your solicitor can deal with the particular enquiries and searches your lender requires.

Q.

Which environmental factors can contaminate land in Highgate. Will they be checked for comprehensively?

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Highgate property may be contaminated by a broad range of natural and human-influenced issues. Issues including proposed erection of mobile masts should be considered as part of the appropriate search.

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What makes sale conveyancing to require so much time and effort?

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The legal work involved in buying or selling Highgate property could be lengthy even where there is no chain. Some delays are out of the conveyancing solicitor's hands. We strive to minimise their effect by driving the transaction forward. Delays may include problems with arranging a mortgage.

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I need to find fast Highgate solicitors - is that Homeward Legal?

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Our firm adopt a proactive approach to completing the necessary legal work to meet the sellers requirements.

Our panel of solicitors approach to conveyancing is to employ state of the art practice management systems . Importantly , we assign a conveyancers prepared to communicate through the whole of the chain .

Q.

Environmental searches are standard procedure but with recent weather changes such as the Met Office projecting more intense rainfall in the future are they still appropriate to confirm sufficient information about the local Highgate flood risk?

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An experienced Highgate solicitor will consider also get conveyancing and environmental searches if the initial conveyancing searches spots a significant risk Highgate flood risk area

For greater assurance you could also try to converse with a neighbour or local resident.

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Is homewardlegal.co.uk able to act quickly on the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Highgate?

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Our residential property lawyers often do the legal conveyancing buyers at auction. Solicitors always advocate buyers to choose a local conveyancing lawyer prior to the property auction date for an investigation of the property's legal title.

Post date of the auction your conveyancing lawyer is totally geared up to finishing the legal side of things inside the reduced time frame as typically required by the auction conditions.

 
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