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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 Totteridge Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/01/17

Totteridge is approximately three miles of junction entry 2 Northbound of the M1.

The closest station to Totteridge is Oakleigh Park and Elstree, Hogg Ln Airport is 5 miles from Totteridge. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, Luton Airport is 19 miles, London City Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 6 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 24 miles away.

Barnet is the most convenient hospital.

Q.

How do I find a discount conveyancing estimate in Totteridge?

A.

Both high-street and online firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However extra fees are often hiding in the terms. A quote should list any disbursements.

Q.

We are buying a restored chapel in the parish of Upper Holloway St John. Is a chancel search necessary?

A.

Your solicitor might recommend a chancel search. Chancel repair can be imposed on new owners of a house where church councils have previously chosen not to do so, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.

Q.

How many weeks may conveyancing usually need? If it matters, we are purchasing a home in Totteridge.

A.

For the majority of buyers and sellers, the amount of time taken to sell or purchase a house does vary, according to a broad set of legal considerations. These may include if the lender requires specific searches. For most firms in England and Wales, the average is between 8 to 12 weeks, we however work towards four to six weeks, wherever possible.

Q.

Would you suggest looking into how to circumvent paying stamp duty to HM Revenue?

A.

Homeward Legal firmly advise against any stamp duty mitigation scheme, because these schemes are highly expensive and can be very unlikely to succeed.

Q.

How can we learn additional info on the standard of the conservation areas in Totteridge?

A.

Local Totteridge conservation areas like the historic layout of roads, removal of existing windows or street guard rails are police by the local Barnet planning authority. English Heritage administer details in relation to the condition of conservation areas along with the vulnerability to deterioration or improvement.

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Would getting a house survey be required if we are purchasing property in Totteridge?

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It is advised that all buyers in Totteridge book a property survey. There are many concerns that affect a property, such as cavity wall tie failure or dry rot, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.

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Do I need searches for chancel liability? I am buying in Totteridge.

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Property owners in Totteridge may be subject to chancel repair liability. Parochial Church Councils in Totteridge must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. Your conveyancing solicitor will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Church properties in the local area where a chancel search may be appropriate include St Andrew.

Q.

Does your solicitors company manage the conveyancing for auction properties in Totteridge?

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Our firm is highly experienced with property auction procedures. Traditionally difficult to value buildings such as residential investments, are purchased at auction and these require extra fact-finding. Conveyancers therefore strongly advocate purchasers to instruct an experienced lawyer prior to the actual auction to allow sufficient time for a thorough review of the legal documents.

After the property auction you are the lawyer needs to be focused on quickly finish the conveyancing process in 28 days after exchange, a normal requirement of terms and conditions of sale.

 
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