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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: 17/01/17

Local travel information

The closest airport to Mayfield is Gatwick South Terminal Airport. Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 22 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 24 miles away. The nearest station to Mayfield is Crowborough.

Crowborough War Memorial hospital is relatively close to Mayfield.


On the purchase of a £319,000 home, what will be the fees? I need low cost conveyancing.


Many firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote


What does a Mayfield conveyancing solicitor do when the property we hope to purchase is in a local authority conservation area and has unsuitable windows added?


Wealden planning authority LLC1 searches carried out by your Mayfield conveyancing solicitor will ascertain if the property is in a designated conservation area proof of planning consent for alterations will be asked for.

In the absence of any the necessary permissions, your solicitor will advise you of the alternatives which include requesting retrospective permission from Wealden planning authority or purchasing an indemnity policy.


Are there any conservation areas in Mayfield?


Areas considered to be of architectural or historic interest, like mining villages, may be recognised as conservation areas. The local authority will be able to offer more information about local conservation areas, and the solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.


I am on a deadline and would like guarantee fast conveyancing, what should we guarantee to speed up the transaction?


It is a truism that instructing a proactive conveyancing solicitor is crucial to faster conveyancing. There are several things you as the purchaser can do to speed up the process. These include:

  • calling or emailing your conveyancing solicitor, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • promptly answering your conveyancing solicitor's questions (by email if possible)
  • arranging your mortgage offer


As a result of the Met Office warn of more intense rain - 15-30% (according to climate change risk in 2012) we are questioning whether flood risk searches won't be detailed enough?


The property lawyer in Mayfield should get detailed conveyancing and environmental searches if the standard search spots a Mayfield flood risk area

You can contact a local resident for that further confidence.


Is Homeward Legal experienced enough to complete within 28 days of exchange on the legal conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Mayfield?


All of our property conveyancers frequently take instructions from sellers at auction. Lawyers tend to suggest purchasers to appoint an auction experienced property lawyer before the day of the auction to allow for a thorough investigation of the legal pack. Immediately following the auction day itself, your lawyer will need to be focused on complete the legal work in under a month as conventionally required by the terms of sale.


I am on a tight budget , Will doing the conveyancing on a DIY basis without a property solicitor in Mayfield save any cash?


There is absolutely no reason why a buyer cant opt to reasonably take care of the your own conveyancing without the help of property lawyer in Mayfield. The truth is however that a property lawyer takes care of a long list of activities e.g. chasing mortgage offer and interpreting the lease most of which really need training.


What sort of environmental conveyancing searches in respect to the risk and history of floods in East Sussex will a Mayfield property lawyer be able to conduct?


The solicitor applies for conveyancing searches that should include Mayfield historical flood risk information.