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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 Tonbridge Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/01/17

As reported in the 2011 census Tonbridge has a residential population 680,816 spread over an area of 266,871 hectares (659,451 acres) meaning a density of population of 2.6 people per hectare (1.0 per acre).

Tonbridge's closest airport is London Biggin Hill Airport. London City Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Rochester Airport is 15 miles and away and Tonbridge's nearest train station is Tonbridge.

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Local Tonbridge attractions

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Tonbridge Castle Castle and Capel St Thomas Becket Churches Conservation Trust are situated in Tonbridge.

Tonbridge Cottage is the closest hospital.

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What are the best conveyancing rates for a £287,000 home?

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Many online and high street property lawyers promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Extras included in terms and conditions ought to be reasonable and be applied only where the lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on a conveyancing quote. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

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The Mortgage Business is our mortgage lender - what will I need to consider?

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When buying with a mortgage, the lender will require legal work to be carried out. Over the last two years, some lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal will act for the majority of UK mortgage lenders.

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Would arranging a Homebuyer Report be required when we are buying property in Tonbridge?

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It is highly recommended that you order a RICS survey. There are many problems that can negatively affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on. These can include insect infestation or chimney defects.

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How early should you get a conveyancer to act on our sale?

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With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, instructing as soon as possible is wise. Instructing a firm early could mitigate the chance of your transaction aborting.

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Will the report on title compiled by the property lawyer in Tonbridge give information the amount of council tax on a Band F maisonette before completion?

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Your property lawyer will approach the council to ask about the current council tax rates, which will then be detailed in the report on title. The latest tax rates for residents of Tonbridge are published at the local authority site.

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What makes Tonbridge property legal work to take weeks more than planned? We had a rather slow firm the last time we moved.

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Conveyancing can suffer setbacks. Homeward Legal strive to diminish their consequences by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible.

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Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to 28 day completions on the legal conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Tonbridge?

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The legal team are familiar with local and national auctions and commonly do the legal conveyancing buyers at auction. It is important for purchasers to appoint their lawyer as rapidly as they can to give enough time for a thorough investigation of the sellers documents well in advance of the auction.

Following the auction day, a lawyer must be able to concentrate on briskly conclude the legal side of things in less than 28 days as typically required by the conditions of sale.

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What property will the conveyancing solicitor in Tonbridge order when acting on a Tonbridge building?

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The standard conveyancing procedure will be to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environment Search and Coal Mining Search as well as any unique particular for example Limestone Search.

 
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