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Transfer of Equity in The Borough

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.

Homeward Legal's solicitors offer expert legal assistance with your transfer of equity.

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Remortgage Solicitors The Borough

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

We strive to complete your remortgage legal work quickly, so that you benefit from your new mortgage deal as soon as possible.

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Conveyancing in The Borough Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 07/12/16

The Borough attractions

George Inn National Trust , Brixton London Windmill, Tate Modern Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum are in The Borough.

The Borough's nearest train station is London Bridge. The nearest airport to The Borough is London City Airport (6 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 18 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 15 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away.

The nearest hospital is Guys Southwark.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £557,000 property?

A.

Many conveyancers promote theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may be added into small print. Extra costs ought to be reasonable and clear. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Which local authority is responsible for The Borough?

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The Borough is located in London Borough of Southwark Council, Town Hall, Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UB, Tel: 020 7525 5005

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When should I arrange a conveyancer to act on our purchase?

A.

Simply, as soon as possible, as the legal work can commence immediately. Some sources advocate postponing instruction until the offer is accepted, but delays can risk the other side pulling out, particularly in uncertain market conditions.

Q.

Do fixtures and fittings include things like sideboards?

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Mainly, fixtures are 'fixed' to the property and cannot be easily removed and fixtures are free-standing. This is an issue which is regularly not considered, making the approval of the list of fixtures and fittings essential.

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How much does conveyancing searches usually cost?

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The cost of conveyancing searches considerably varies, depending on the searches required by your lender. They are disbursements paid to a third party, and are charged 'at cost'.

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How long should we budget for conveyancing legal work need in The Borough?

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The number of weeks taken to buy or sell a house does vary, with reference to numerous issues affecting the property. Nationally, the average is up to twelve weeks, whereas our solicitors work for a deadline of six weeks.

Q.

We want very fast The Borough solicitors - is that you guys?

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Sometimes conveyancing lawyers are very passive which brings huge annoyance to the property selling process.

We always allocate you to conveyancing property lawyers who will communicate throughout the property chain (line of buyers and sellers) . Moreover , our panel of property lawyers are specifically chosen as they use new land registry integrated and technology systems meaning they can exchange on your home move to your preferred move date.

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What do we need to be aware of if when buying a The Borough flat located inside a Southwark council designated conservation area ?

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Part of the property legal includes the application for searches of Southwark planning authority to identify conservation area status and permission for any modifications. LLC1 searches are charged as a disbursement.

 
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