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Transfer of Equity in Kentish Town

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors Kentish Town

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

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Conveyancing in Kentish Town Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/01/17

Living in the Kentish Town area? ;

Kentish Town's closest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, Luton Airport is 25 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 11 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 17 miles away. Kentish Town's nearest station is Kentish Town West.

Drivers are well catered for with Kentish Town enjoying excellent road access about a couple of miles of the A40M.

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Local Kentish Town attractions

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

The closest hospital to Kentish Town is St Pancras London.

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I need a cheap solicitor to own a home. What should be watch out for?

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Many property lawyers purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms. Any costs found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and come into force only if the conveyancer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on your quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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Where can I learn more info on the upkeep of Kentish Town and Kentish Town conservation areas?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have put together records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in addition to the trend of the area.

Conservation area concerns including trees or vacant buildings are administered by the local authority (Camden).

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Handling the legal work without the aid of a conveyancing solicitor in Kentish Town appears to be becoming possible when buying a house. However, would it actually be insensible ?

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On paper there are no arguments at all why a buyer cant adopt a DIY approach and do the majority of the your own conveyancing on your own. However, a conveyancing

solicitor is in charge of a large number of roles from such as chasing any outstanding docs and representing the lender some of which need a qualified solicitor.

Nonetheless legal firms are compelled to carry acceptable indemnity insurance to safeguard you in the event of negligence.

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In relation to the fact that 4 of the top 5 wettest years recorded were in last 12 years, I am concerned that environmental searches won't be thorough enough?

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A thorough lawyer in Kentish Town will recommend that you apply for flood risk searches if the environmental searches identifies any kind of the local Kentish Town flood risk

For added peace of mind it may be prudent to get in touch with a future neighbour.

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Our mortgage lender will be Yorkshire Bank - is there anything we need to consider?

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In some cases, lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel', which may result in higher legal costs for home buyers. Homeward Legal, however, can act for most mortgage lenders.

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What do I need to be aware of if we buy a converted house in a Camden council designated conservation area ?

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Part of conveyancing involves making enquiries of Camden planning authority to establish conservation area status and the existence of permission for changes. If no appropriate consents be supplied, your Kentish Town conveyancing solicitor will give you professional advice on the alternatives which can include taking out an indemnity insurance or seeking retrospective consent from the appropriate local authority.

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Which of the Kentish Town mortgage lender panels are your solicitors on?

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We work in conjunction with most lenders approved by the CML. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Kentish Town, such as Santander, 233 Kentish Town Rd, London, NW5 2NB. Your solicitor will be able to provide more information.

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Does your firm handle the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Kentish Town?

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We are able to work with sellers at auction. It is not unusual for difficult to value houses like Sold with defective legal titles, are bought at auction which need deeper due diligence. Homeward Legal therefore strongly advocate buyers at auction to choose a conveyancing firm well before the auction to allow enough time for a full investigation of the auction pack. Following the day of the auction your selected property lawyer is fully geared up to concluding the purchase in as short a time frame as conventionally required .

 
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