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Transfer of Equity in New Cross

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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Remortgage Solicitors New Cross

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

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Conveyancing in New Cross Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 27/11/16

New Cross points of interest

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum are around New Cross.

Commuters are well served with New Cross situated with very good major road access close at under 3m of the A102M.

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New Cross Gate train station is approximately 1 mile from New Cross. The closest airport to New Cross is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.

The nearest hospital is University Lewisham.

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How do I get affordable conveyancing?

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Several conveyancers promote 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra charges may be added into the terms and conditions. Extra costs ought to be fair. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on the quote based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

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What causes sale conveyancing work to require months?

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The legal work undertaken to transfer a property in New Cross may be delayed even in the best of circumstances. The causes may be out of the conveyancing solicitor's control, Homeward Legal, however, do our best to lessen their cost where possible. Common delays can include waiting for a mortgage offer.

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Should I get a property survey for our house purchase?

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It is strongly advised that all buyers book a home surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a range of issues that affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on. These include chimney defects.

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Flood risk searches are calculated from past records and when you consider current events such as the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record,

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are they still appropriate to establish enough about the ever changing New Cross flood risk area?

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A qualified New Cross property lawyer will advise you to get flood searches if the environmental search spots a any kind of New Cross flood risk area data

For added area background it could be worth trying to speak to a neighbour or local resident.

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Is New Cross soil likely to be contaminated by arsenic (As)?

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Effort is made across New Cross and the region to resolve soil contamination. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including perchlorate and groundwater contaminants like pesticides.

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What sort of fact finding regarding the uncertain risk of flooding in the Lewisham area will the New Cross solicitor check out?

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A vital component in the conveyancing protocol of buying a property involves your conveyancing solicitor carrying out environmental searches that offer you details on the local New Cross flood risk. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more search, for instance the Landmark search, could possibly be proposed by the conveyancing solicitor in New Cross if the results of the initial conveyancing searches show that there is a potential flood risk to the property. At the time of writing (03/01/13) publication on the Environment Agency do not reveal any active flood warnings in New Cross.

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Which New Cross mortgage lenders do you work with?

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Of lenders with branches in or near New Cross, Homeward Legal work with many. New Cross lenders and mortgage specialists include Mortgage Consultant & Brokers, 68 Tunnel Av, London, SE10 0SD, Direct Mortgage Centre, 87 Burdett Rd, London, E3 4JN, and UK Property Finance, Unit 82 Eurolink Business Centre/49 Effra Rd, London, SW2 1BZ.

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Does your solicitors firm conduct the conveyancing of auction properties in New Cross?

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Yes - We are accustomed to working with property auction conveyancing. Often difficult to value auction lots like barn conversions, are bought at property auctions and these want greater. We therefore strongly suggest that bidders appoint a SRA regulated lawyer well in advance of the property auction to allow sufficient time for a thorough investigation. Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding you are the lawyer will need to be focused on carry out the legal process in 28 days as required by the auction conditions.

 
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