By Ellie Pierpoint
15th November 2016
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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Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are in the vicinity of Southwark.
Commuters are well catered for with Southwark situated with good road access close at approximately 2 miles of the A40M.
Charing Cross station is about 1 mile from Southwark and the closest airport to Southwark is London City Airport. 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.
The most convenient hospital for Southwark is Royal London Homeopathic.Q.
Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many sellers and buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many law firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges may increase the final invoice. Feeswhich are listed in the terms needs to be reasonable.Q.
The cost of conveyancing searches significantly varies, depending on the searches chosen. The most generally useful searches include an environmental search and a drainage search.Q.
Given the history of industry and agriculture in parts of Southwark, soil contamination cannot be totally avoided. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as water contaminants such as sewage and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs).
The directory of the state of conservation areas is assessed by English Heritage and the following details are available at the English Heritage website- St Georges Circus marked as very bad with low vulnerability and condition improving.Q.
As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Southwark which was once owned by a 'lay impropriators' can be liable for repairs to nearby church property. After the passing of an Act in 2002, interest over any affected land in Southwark must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Southwark ecclesiastical properties include Cathedral, Christ Church, St Alphege and St George the Martyr.Q.
Many estate agents will have referral deals with solicitors whereby they refer work. Such referrals must be carefully considered, as an agent may select the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best value for you.Q.
A property solicitor should confirm whether the property is within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have essential consents from the City of London planning authority.Q.
Southwark property could be contaminated by a range of natural and human-influenced issues, like sand or clay quarries and other land contamination. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail.