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Transfer of Equity in Hyde Park

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 Hyde Park Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 03/12/16

Hyde Park attractions and landmarks

Wandsworth London Windmill, Apsley House English Heritage and Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museumare all around Hyde Park.

The nearest airport to Hyde Park is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. London Paddington train station is about a mile from Hyde Park.

Drivers are well served with Hyde Park having good road access about a mile of the A40M.

The closest hospital to Hyde Park is St Marys London.

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How do I get low cost conveyancing in Hyde Park?

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Several firms advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional charges will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on the quote Any extra fees which are listed in the small print should be reasonable and clear.

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We really need fast Hyde Park conveyancing solicitors - is that your firm?

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Our panel of solicitors typically have a thoroughly proactive approach when carrying out the necessary legal work as quickly as possible. With us, solicitors endeavour to communicate from the start to the end of the buyer and seller property chain and implement the very latest legal software and IT systems to complete your sale quickly.

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Which local authority is responsible for Hyde Park?

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Hyde Park is located in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council, The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX, Tel: 020 7361 3000

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What are 'fixtures and fittings'?

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Mainly, there is no clear definition of fixtures and fittings. The seller and purchaser may unwittingly have completely different views on which items will be sold with the property; this can make the completion of a fixtures and fitting form necessary.

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What can affect land in Hyde Park, and should they be a concern?

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Land could be contaminated by a broad range of environmental factors, and an environmental search will reveal the extent to which a property is affected by contaminants in the area including local waste transfer sites.

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What type of searches about the risk of possible flooding to properties in Westminster will my Hyde Park property solicitor do?

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A key part of the legal process involves the conveyancer carrying out conveyancing searches that provide certain details about the potential Hyde Park area flood risk.

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Is it recommended to get out of paying stamp duty to HM Revenue?

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SDLT commonly must be paid for residential property valued at over £125,000. Homeward Legal do not recommend clients arrange any form of stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are often uneconomical and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself.

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The home being purchased is on a former industrial site. Is the soil potentially contaminated?

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Hyde Park and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Hyde Park is more likely to occur near disused factories or waste management sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contamination and acidic compounds, will also be included in an environmental search.

 
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