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Transfer of Equity in Mitcham Junction

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

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Conveyancing in Mitcham Junction Q & A's

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Updated: 14/01/17

Local Mitcham Junction attractions

Morden Hall Park National Trust , Shirley London Windmill, Croydon Airport Vistor Centre Aviation Museum and Cheam Lumley Chapel Churches Conservation Trust are in the vicinity of Mitcham Junction.

The closest airport to Mitcham Junction is London Biggin Hill Airport (9 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London City Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 16 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 14 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles and away. Mitcham Junction's closest train station is Hackbridge.

The nearest hospital is Wilson Mitcham.

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How do we get the best rates for conveyancing in Mitcham Junction for a 140,000 property?

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Various solicitors promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges will be included in the terms and conditions, left unread by preoccupied buyers A quote must also state any disbursements. Charges found in the terms ought to be fair. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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How long may conveyancing to buy residential property often need, on average? I am buying in Mitcham Junction.

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In general, the time required to transact a property does vary, influenced by several issues affecting the property. The national average is 8 to 12 weeks, whereas Homeward Legal aim for faster conveyancing, driving the transaction to complete within 6 to 8 weeks.

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We have taken out a quote from you. May we have to pay any hidden costs?

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Homeward Legal never hide any hidden extra charges whatsoever. Some websites offer unrealistically low 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, which they will not be bound to.

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What is the council tax on a Fifties semi-detached Band G property in Mitcham Junction?

You should be told about your new property's band in the conveyancer's title report. The latest council tax charges for Mitcham Junction are published online at the Sutton council website. At the time of writing, 20 August 2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £965.00
  • Band B - £1,126.00
  • Band C - £1,287.00
  • Band D - £1,448.00
  • Band E - £1,769.00
  • Band F - £2,091.00
  • Band G - £2,413.00
  • Band H - £2,895.00

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When my partner and I are buying in Mitcham Junction, should we get a chancel search?

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Owners of property proximate to an old church building may be required to pay for repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Terms used in a property's name, like 'priory', may indicate chancel liability. A solicitor will be able to advise further.

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What sort of due diligence in relation to the risk of a flood to properties in Sutton will a Mitcham Junction lawyer go into detail on?

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A key step in the legal process of buying a property involves a conveyancing solicitor conducting environmental searches that provide you with some details on the subject of Mitcham Junction flood risk area. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more thorough dedicated flood risk search (most likely a Landmark Database search) will often be suggested by a property solicitor in Mitcham Junction if in the event that the environmental search highlight flood risk to the property.

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As a result of the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall in the future we are anxious that conveyancing searches might not be exacting enough?

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The Mitcham Junction conveyancing solicitor will consider carry out environmental searches if the first conveyancing searches determine a Mitcham Junction flood risk.

For added area background perhaps you could contact a local resident.

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How early is it appropriate to get a conveyancing solicitor to handle our purchase?

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Whether buying or selling, earlier is preferable, as conveyancing involves several tasks that can be performed immediately. Early instruction of a firm to act on your Mitcham Junction sale or purchase for a purchase can mean that you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers.

 
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