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Transfer of Equity in New Beckenham

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 New Beckenham

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

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Conveyancing in New Beckenham Q & A's

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Updated: 20/01/17

New Beckenham transport and health information

New Beckenham's nearest train station is New Beckenham and London Biggin Hill Airport is 7 miles from New Beckenham. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 19 miles, London City Airport is 7 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 19 miles, Elstree Airport is 21 mile s, Rochester Airport is 24 miles and away.

The closest hospital for New Beckenham is Beckenham.

Q.

How do we get the best rates for conveyancing in New Beckenham for a £62,000 property?

A.

Various firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra fees may increase your final bill. Extra charges found in the small print needs to be fair and reasonable.

Q.

The web is full of an abundance of online manuals all about DIY conveyancing. That being the case, do I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in New Beckenham ?

A.

On paper there is absolutely no argument at all why you cant engage in the conveyancing without assistance. The truth is however that a New Beckenham conveyancer is familiar with a huge array of roles from e.g. chasing completion statements and checking for any restrictive covenants most of which require experience.

Q.

Scottish Widows Bank is going to be our mortgage lender, what do we need to check?

A.

Buyers should consider that, in some cases, lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. This can mean greater legal

costs for purchasers. Homeward Legal, though, are able to act on behalf of the vast majority of mortgage lenders.

Q.

Should you get a chancel search? I am purchasing a New Beckenham flat on the same street as a church constructed in the 12th Century.

A.

Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. Some names or words such as 'glebe' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel liability may apply.

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How much is the council tax on a residential detached property in New Beckenham?

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In general, the title report should give information the appropriate Lewisham council tax band. Correct rates for New Beckenham are set out in detail on the Lewisham council website. As at, 23 July 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £899.00
  • Band B - £1,049.00
  • Band C - £1,199.00
  • Band D - £1,349.00
  • Band E - £1,649.00
  • Band F - £1,948.00
  • Band G - £2,248.00
  • Band H - £2,698.00

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I am purchasing in New Beckenham, and need to know if there are many conservation areas.

A.

The areas near or within New Beckenham will include a range of conservation areas. Your solicitor will offer more information and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in New Beckenham, and will they be properly investigated?

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Residential property is contaminated by a wide range of environmental factors, and factors including brine works will be considered as part of the environmental searches.

Q.

How long may conveyancing to sell a home require? I need a fast service.

A.

In general, the number of weeks required to transfer a home will vary. This wide range results from several factors, for example, whether the property is leasehold. Our conveyancers ensure every purchase receives fast and efficient service.

 
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