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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 Longfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/01/17

Local area transport information

Longfield's closest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (10 miles). London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 22 miles, London Airport is 21 mile s, Rochester Airport is 10 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away and Longfield's closest train station is Longfield at 1 mile s.

The most convenient hospital is Fawkham Manor.

Q.

How do we find low cost conveyancing?

A.

This matter catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional fees will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. These terms are often ignored by excited property buyers and sellers, eager to get underway. Additional charges should be fair and clearly defined. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.

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Is a PI contribution a disbursement or fee?

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It is not always obvious whether a cost is a fee or a disbursement. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in a quote.

Q.

If I am purchasing near Longfield, in the parish of Kingsdown, do we need a chancel search?

A.

The solicitor is likely to recommend a chancel search, whichever parish in which the property being purchased is found. Although some church councils have decided to charge chancel repairs on the current owners, it is not possible to be certain that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will not automatically be the case for future owners, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.

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Should we get a building survey for our property purchase in Longfield?

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Homeward Legal firmly suggest that you order a property survey. There are many defects that will impact a property, for example settlement or wet rot. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.

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Do I need to choose a firm of solicitors referred by the estate agent?

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If you choose a law firm this way, you the agent can pressure a solicitor to wrap up the process as soon as possible. However, if they are paid a referral fee, an agent may choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.

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What length of time may conveyancing to buy a flat need, on average? I am purchasing a house in Longfield.

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The time required to transact a property can vary, based on several issues including situations where another party does not quickly respond an enquiry. Nationally, the average is up to twelve weeks, whereas our solicitors take a more proactive attitude, pushing a transaction to complete within 8 weeks if possible.

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What causes purchase conveyancing work to have so many delays?

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Conveyancing may be subject to numerous interruptions or delays even in the best of circumstances. Some reasons are out of the solicitor's hands. Homeward Legal endeavour to lessen their consequences by chasing for prompt responses.

Q.

What is the council tax on a Sixties detached Band E property in Longfield?

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You should be give detail the houses band in the report on title. Correct rates for homes in Longfield are detailed on the Dartford council site. At the time of writing on 30 June 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £963.00
  • Band B - £1,124.00
  • Band C - £1,284.00
  • Band D - £1,445.00
  • Band E - £1,766.00
  • Band F - £2,087.00
  • Band G - £2,408.00
  • Band H - £2,890.00

 
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