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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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Conveyancing in Thames View Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 07/12/16

Motorists are well served with Thames View being well placed with very convenient major road access less than 3m of the M11 Junction 4 Northbound.

Thames View's closest airport is London City Airport (4 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 24 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 21 mile s, Elstree Airport is 19 miles, Rochester Airport is 24 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 16 miles and Stansted Airport is 24 miles away. The nearest train station to Thames View is Ilford.

Barking is a nearby hospital for Thames View.

Q.

What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £359,000 house?

A.

Many online and high street solicitors purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However additional charges can increase your final invoice. Any charges included in terms of engagement ought to be fair and clearly defined. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

Where do I determine more information on the conservation areas in Thames View?

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Local Thames View conservation areas like street furniture, addition of hard standings to the front of houses or ugly parking meters are managed by the local authority (Barking and Dagenham). English Heritage, a government body, have created a detailed list in relation to the condition of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability to a decline in standards.

Q.

Will High Speed 2 affect property in City of Westminster?

A.

Yes, HS2 will affect houses in the local authority of City of Westminster. Phase 1 of HS2 will affect 23 local councils running through Bloomsbury, from London to Birmingham.

Q.

How do you determine stamp duty, and how much will it be on a £416000 residential property?

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SDLT will depend on a small range of considerations, including the value of the property, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. It is £12480 on a £416000 residential property.*

*(Source - www.gov.uk, February 2013)

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Would getting a house survey be sensible when purchasing a property?

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Homeward Legal strongly recommend that all purchasers arrange a house survey when you plan to buy in Thames View. There are a range of concerns that can negatively affect a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation, such as severe weathering or blocked drains.

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Will a report on the property's title prepared by the Thames View property lawyer advise me on the rates of council tax for a Band G apartment before exchange of contracts?

A.

A conveyancer will approach the local authority to find out the applicable council tax charges which will then be added to the title report. The latest council tax charges for homes in Thames View are detailed on the council website.

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To complete on our purchase ASAP, how do we ensure fast conveyancing in Thames View?

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Most importantly, buying faster is the key to is to use a proactive and experienced solicitor. There are several tasks you as the purchaser can do to speed up the process. These include:

  • ordering a property survey early in the transaction
  • calling or emailing the solicitor, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • answering any queries raised by the solicitor as soon as possible

Q.

Is it advisable that we get searches for chancel liability? We are buying a Thames View property close to a priory built in the 16th Century.

A.

As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Thames View which was once owned by a 'lay impropriators' can be liable for upkeep of an old church building. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Thames View properties is likely to exist. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance.

 
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