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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If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Streatham, you will need to instruct a solicitor to complete the legal side of things for you.
Our network of solicitors have many years experience of conveyancing in Streatham and throughout Lambeth and our proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
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The closest station to Streatham is Streatham. Streatham's closest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 14 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 15 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.
Springfield University Tooting Bec is the closest hospital to Streatham.Q.
Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs will be included in the small print. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
As is often reported, moving faster is key to instruct a experienced solicitor. When choosing a solicitor, consider these points: Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?Q.
If you are obtaining a mortgage the mortgage lender requires you to a solicitor to get at least specific searches, including the following
for properties in Streatham: Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environment Search and occasionally specific local Streatham searches for example Subsidence report.Q.
Searches are a commonly-used set of questions undertaken on behalf of the party intending to buy the property. Searches cannot be used in place of a survey.Q.
Homeward Legal can work with many lenders approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Streatham, including Chelsea Building Society, 112-114 Streatham High Rd, London, SW16 1BW, Finance Room, 12 Percy House/Pringle Gdns, London, SW16 1SQ, and A La Carte Mortgage Services, 96 Leithcote Gdns, London, SW16 2UY. The lawyer handling the work for your Streatham purchase or sale should be able to state specific lenders' requirements.Q.
Property owners in Streatham may be subject to chancel repair liability. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land in Streatham must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Streatham ecclesiastical properties which may give rise to chancel liability include Christ Church, St Leonard, St Peter and St Leonard.Q.
Stamp duty usually must be paid on home purchases over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme should be treated with extreme caution. Such schemes are costly and often likely to fail.Q.
Both agents and mortgage brokers will often endorse a conveyancing firm. These referrals should be compared against alternatives, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best value for you.