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Transfer of Equity in Shenfield

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 Shenfield

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

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Updated: 25/11/16

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Mountnessing Essex Windmill, Brentwood Thorndon Country Park Country Park and South Weald Weald Country Park Country Park are in the vicinity of Shenfield.

Shenfield is nearby at inside three miles off the M25 junction entry 28 Westbound.

Shenfield's nearest airport is London City Airport. London Heliport Airport is 25 miles, London Airport is 17 miles, Rochester Airport is 22 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Stansted Airport is 18 miles away. The nearest train station to Shenfield is Shenfield, approximately a mile away.

The closest hospital for Shenfield is Nuffield Brentwood.


I am trying to find a fixed rate conveyancing estimate. How do we get a quote?


Various firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms that property buyers and sellers often do not check. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


In relation to the fact that 4 of the top 5 wettest years recorded were in last 12 years we are questioning whether flood searches aren't exacting enough?


The Shenfield property lawyer will advise you to get environmental searches if the initial search flags up a significant risk Shenfield flood risk.

You can always contact a neighbour for additional further confidence.


At what point should we instruct a conveyancer?


If you choose a firm with 'no move, no fee' protection, instructing as soon as possible is wise, as the legal work can commence immediately. Instructing your solicitor earlier can limit the risk of the purchase or sale stalling.


What can a Shenfield property lawyer advise if the property is located in a conservation are in Brentwood council which seems to have unsympathetic satellite dishes fitted?

Brentwood council enquiries carried out by your solicitor as part of the conveyancing should determine the existence of suitable consent for additions to the building.


Bookshops and the web have abundant very helpful resources on the subject of doing your own legal work. Do I really have to use property solicitor in Shenfield ?


Theoretically there is absolutely no reason at all why a home buyer should not conduct bulk of the your own conveyancing without assistance. In reality however, a conveyancer in Shenfield is familiar with a long list of actions ranging from chasing any missing replies/clarifications to enquiries and applying for searches many of which really need a skilled professional.

In any event however, solicitors are under a duty to get the correct insurance cover to shield you in the event of any failures made by the lawyer.


Does my property lawyer in Shenfield order any property conveyancing searches on the Essex period detached property I am intending to purchase?


The routine procedure is to get Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental, and possibly particular searches, like Land charge Searches.


In 1 month we are hoping to be finally moving from our period house just outside Shenfield to a flat in Dunmow . At what stage to instruct a removals firm?


Homeward Legals advice is for home movers to hold off agreeing a removal company until after everyone has accepted by both parties a formal date that takes place following shortly after when signing of contracts. For a local company Russell Removals Ltd, 16 Lancaster Cl, Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood, CM15 9NB Telephone: 0845 476 5507.


Do we need a local property surveyor to investigate the property purchase in Shenfield?


It is suggested that you instruct a property surveyor. There are many problems that affect a property, which include flat roof leaks, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.