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Transfer of Equity in Romford

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 Romford

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

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Conveyancing in Romford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 09/12/16

Local information:

As reported in the 2011 national census Romford has a residential population of 516,824 spread over an area of 72,084 acres (29,171 hectares) which equals a density of population of 7.2 people per acre (17.7 per hectare).

Gidea Park train station is almost 2 miles from Romford and London City Airport is 9 miles from Romford. London Heliport Airport is 19 miles, London Airport is 23 miles, Elstree Airport is 22 miles, Rochester Airport is 23 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 21 mile and Stansted Airport is 20 miles away.

Queens Romford is the neighbouring hospital to Romford.

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How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? We need an affordable conveyancing quote.

A.

Several firms promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

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For fast conveyancing on the purchase of a £365,000 house, what should we guarantee to speed up the process?

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Firstly, a fast completion is essential to is to employing a proactive solicitor. There are, however, several tasks you, as the buyer, can do, including, getting your mortgage offer in place, completing all forms as soon as possible and pushing the solicitor to begin enquiries as soon as possible.

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Do you work with many lenders with offices in Romford?

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Of lenders with local offices proximate to Romford, Homeward Legal alongside most. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include James Edward Charles, 2 Shaw Cl, Hornchurch, RM11 1FB, Financial Aspects, 29 Tyrells Cl, Upminster, RM14 2QA, and Allerford House, 301-305 Ley St, Ilford, IG1 4BN. Your conveyancing solicitors should be able to provide more information.

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What will our searches be?

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The cost of searches noticeably varies, depending on the searches required. The most frequently used searches include a local authority search and a chancel liability search.

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Are any of the conservation areas in Romford are in a poor state?

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An up-to-date evaluation of the state of Romfords conservation areas is published by English Heritage - the following information is currently listed at their site- Romford determined to be very bad with low vulnerability and condition improving.

Phone 01708 432606 for more information.

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I plan to buy a property in Isleworth. Is a chancel search appropriate?

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Your solicitor instructed to handle the transaction might recommend a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the house being purchased is located. In older areas of Romford, chancel repair may be apportioned on new owners of a house where church councils may have spared previous owners or tenants. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.

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What causes the sale conveyancing process to take such a long time? Is it not simply form-filling?

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The legal work needed to sell or purchase a home may be lengthy. Homeward Legal do our best to reduce the cost of these delays, if it is possible to do so, by driving the transaction forward. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as waiting for a mortgage offer.

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What will the council tax cost for a period Band H apartment in Romford?

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The respective council tax band should in most cases be given within the conveyancing report on title along with the local council Up-to-date rates for residents of Romford are tabled on the Havering council website. As of 26 February 2013 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £1,001.00
  • Band B - £1,168.00
  • Band C - £1,335.00
  • Band D - £1,502.00
  • Band E - £1,836.00
  • Band F - £2,169.00
  • Band G - £2,503.00
  • Band H - £3,004.00

 
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