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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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Updated: 15/01/17

Lansbury area information

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum are in Lansbury.

Lansbury's nearest train station is Limehouse at 1 mile s. London City Airport is 2 miles from Lansbury. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 20 miles, London Heliport Airport is 9 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 20 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 18 miles, Elstree Airport is 17 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away.

Motorists are well served with Lansbury enjoying excellent motorway access close at nearby at 1/4 miles of the A102M.

The closest hospital is London Independent Stepney.


I need a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing in Lansbury. Will I get a quote or and estimate?


Confusion over this point affects many buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many conveyancers promote supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement. These terms are often ignored by excited buyers, eager to get underway. Your quote must also state any disbursements. Extra charges included in the small print should be fair and clearly defined. They only be applied if your conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


In respect to the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record we are thinking that flood risk searches may not be sufficient?


An experienced solicitor in Lansbury will advise you to carry out flood risk searches if the first conveyancing searches spots a any kind of the local Lansbury flood risk

For added history might be able to contact a close neighbour.


Can I hold off paying out for SDLT rates?


SDLT is due for home purchases priced at over £125,000. Homeward Legal strongly advise against any form of stamp duty avoidance. These schemes are expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed imposing fines and reviewing all your revenue matters. There have been several official schemes, however, such as disadvantaged area relief, and your solicitor will advise if these may apply.


For the purchase, my mortgage lender, we have chosen Bank of Ireland Mortgages, is there anything we need to be aware of?


Buyers should be aware that some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them, resulting in increased conveyancing costs for buyers if their preferred solicitor cannot act for the lender. We are able to act for most UK mortgage lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay any additional legal fees to your lender's solicitor.


Which local authority looks after Lansbury?


Lansbury is located in London Borough of Newham Council, Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road, London, E16 2QU, phone: 020 8430 2003


What should I be conscious of if we buy a period house in a Newham council conservation area ?


Part of conveyancing involves ordering of LLC1 searches of the Newham authority to confirm conservation area status and consent for any changes. LLC1 searches are not fees and are charged without markup to the client.


Lawyers in Lansbury order official property conveyancing searches when they are acting for a purchaser, which actual ones?


When obtaining a mortgage, your lender mandates at least the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search and Environmental, as well as any special local Lansbury searches e.g. a British Waterways.


I am buying a £871000, what should be worked out for SDLT?


The Stamp Duty which will be owed depends on the value of the house or flat. It is £34840 on a £871000 property.