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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: 06/12/16

Reading information:

As reported in the most recent (2011) national census, Reading's population is 778,677 spread over an area of 196,322 hectares (485,122 acres) which equals a density of residential population of 4 people per hectare or 1.6 per acre.

Reading's nearest airport is White Waltham, Waltham Rd Airport (10 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 15 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, White Waltham Airport is 10 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 11 miles and Booker Airport is 14 miles away and the closest station to Reading is Reading, approximately a mile away.

Motorists are well catered for with Reading ideally situated with good major road access roughly 1.5m of the A329M.

Bath Road Day Reading is the most convenient hospital for Reading.


How do I find the cheapest Reading conveyancing quote?


Numerous firms advertise so-called cheap conveyancing. Often extra costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Additional charges needs to be fair. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What environmental concerns can impact land in Reading, and will they be properly investigated?


Property in Reading is contaminated by many natural causes and human activities, like sand or gravel pits or a proximate telecommunications base station. An environmental search will give more information. Contamination can be caused by Reading waste sites, including Smallmead, Bennet road, Berkshire, RG2 0JL.


I am intending to buy a converted chapel in the parish of Reading St Mary. Do we need a chancel search?


The conveyancer is likely to recommend a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the building being purchased is found. Chancel repair may be imposed on owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have previously chosen not to do so. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


In a few weeks I am looking to be moving from our terraced residence in Reading to a new home in Newbury , what is the optimum stage to choose a removal company?


The most sensible course of action is for buyers to avoid arranging a removal company until after both sides have accepted by both parties an absolute completion date that occurs after contracts are signed. Try Removals Of Berkshire, 108 Mount St, Reading, RG2 0AB Call: 0800 644 6901 or Two Men & Van, 110 Mount St, Reading, RG2 0AB Telephone: 0118 967 6701.


What exploration concerning the potential risk of floods in Berkshire will my Reading conveyancer check?


A key component in the conveyancing procedure of purchasing a property involves a solicitor conducting environmental searches that give information with regard to risk of flooding in Reading.


We really need to complete on the conveyancing on a freehold flat inside a month, are you fast home moving solicitors in Reading ?


A lot of property lawyers are far too slow which usually adds additional stress to the home conveyancing process.

With Homeward Legal, firm work fast and try to communicate up the buyer and seller chain and use modern practice management and technology systems to exchange on the property sale asap.


What amount of time can conveyancing legal work generally take, in your opinion?


On average, the time taken to buy or sell residential property does vary. This is based on several issues which may affect the property, such as if a third party is slow to respond. With our solicitors, every purchase is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.


The Reading property being bought is on a brownfield site. Is the top-soil likely to be contaminated by waste minerals like zinc?


Reading's local area has a history of contamination from industrial or agricultural, like much of the UK. The local authority for Reading will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.