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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 Oxted Q & A's

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Updated: 15/01/17

Local data:

The nearest station to Oxted is Oxted. Oxted's closest airport is London Biggin Hill Airport (5 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 25 miles, London City Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 10 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 24 miles, Rochester Airport is 23 miles and away.

Commuters are well catered for with Oxted enjoying very convenient motorway access close at approximately 3 miles of Junction 6 Westbound of the M25.

North Downs Caterham is a nearby hospital.

Q.

How do we get low cost conveyancing?

A.

Numerous solicitors claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Your Oxted conveyancing quote should also state any disbursements.The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

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Environmental searches are estimated from archived records and given recent events like the Met Office warn of more intense rain - 15-30% (according to climate change risk in 2012), are they the best way to advise on sufficient information about the Oxted risk of flooding?

A.

Conveyancing searches conducted by the lawyer in Oxted should include a far more in depth search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

If you remain concerned why not try to approach a close neighbour.

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Is a house survey a good idea if we are purchasing residential property in Oxted?

A.

We suggest that home buyers arrange a survey when buying in Oxted. There are a wide range of concerns which can affect a property,

that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover, for example subsidence or cracks in walls.

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Which local authority looks after Oxted?

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Oxted is located in Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0BT, phone: 01883 722 000

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What will the Oxted conveyancing solicitor do when the property is inside the boundary of a registered conservation area and has ill-suited artificial stone cladding added?

A.

Your property lawyer is required to establish whether the property is within a designated conservation area and whether any alterations have the essential consents from the Tandridge authority.Should no appropriate permissions be available, your Oxted conveyancer will inform you of the best alternative for example getting covered by an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective consent from Tandridge council.

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Conveyancers in Oxted order varied conveyancing searches when acting for a purchase client, which particular ones?

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If you are taking out a mortgage the lender expects the following for properties in Oxted: Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, like a Development reports.

Q.

Which factors help with organising a fast conveyancing process?

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Instructing a proactive property lawyer is the key to faster conveyancing. There are numerous tasks you can do, including, answering any queries raised by your property lawyer as soon as possible, getting your mortgage offer in place and calling or emailing your property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays.

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Is there a risk that our purchase will be gazumped?

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Gazumping describes circumstances where an offer is, following agreement, later rejected by the property seller, opting instead for another buyer's higher offer. The will be a risk of getting gazumped in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. Consider instructing a fast, efficient solicitor as soon as possible to reduce the chance of your offer being gazumped.

 
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