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Transfer of Equity in South East London

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

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Conveyancing in South East London Q & A's

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Updated: 14/01/17

South East London area info

Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are easily accessible from South East London.

Motorists are well served with South East London enjoying very convenient motorway access around a couple of miles of the A40M.

The closest airport to South East London is London City Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away and the nearest train station to South East London is Charing Cross.

The most convenient hospital to South East London is Royal London Homeopathic.


What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £586,000 residence?


Several law firms claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Additional fees should be fair and clearly defined. They be applicable solely where your solicitor must complete work beyond standard conveyancing on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A conveyancing quote should state any disbursements.Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


As a result of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record we are asking if environmental searches won't be sufficient?


Flood risk searches applied for by the property lawyer in South East London should also include a far more specialist search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

If you are concerned why not approach a local resident.


We are buying a £901000 property in South East London, how is stamp duty calculated?


The Stamp Duty that is payable will rely on the valuation. On a £901000 property, stamp duty will be £36040.*

*This information correct as of August 2012


Is a Homebuyer Report required when purchasing a house in South East London?


Homeward Legal heavily advise that home buyers in South East London instruct a home surveyor to perform a survey. Numerous issues will impact a property, which include dry rot.


Should you get a chancel search? We are buying a apartment in South East London.


Property owners near to church property in the locality may be required to subsidise repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate.


We are intending to buy in South East London. Are there any conservation areas in the area?


Conservation areas characterise streets and neighbourhoods of historic or architectural significance. Your lawyer will be able to provide more details.


Why does conveyancing take months to complete?


South East London conveyancing could be delayed, we, however, seek to minimise their consequences whenever feasible. Common delays may include a slow firm acting for the lender.


If I buy a book about DIY conveyancing as a buyer of a house. Would it be a false economy to carry out the legals myself?


There are no arguments why a home mover cant apply this approach and embark on the legal work without a qualified lawyer in South East London. In reality however, a South East London conveyancer is in charge of a long list of assignments e.g. chasing mortgage offer or identifying conservation area breaches which require a qualified solicitor.