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Transfer of Equity in Upper Holloway

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

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Conveyancing in Upper Holloway Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 04/12/16

London City Airport is 9 miles from Upper Holloway. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, Luton Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 11 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 18 miles away and Gospel Oak station is approximately a mile from Upper Holloway.

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Local points of interest in Upper Holloway

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Kentish Town St Luke Churches Conservation Trust and Kenwood House English Heritage are close at hand to Upper Holloway.

Whittington Highgate is the most convenient hospital for Upper Holloway.

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What are the best conveyancing rates for a 564,000 property?

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Both high-street and online firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing. However additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy sellers and buyers Additional fees needs to be reasonable and clear. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on your conveyancing quote. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

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How is stamp duty measured, how much do we need to budget for a £254000 residential property?

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Stamp Duty in Upper Holloway will rely on the property's value. On a £254000 house, stamp duty will be £7620.*

*Accurate December 2012

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Do you recommend looking into how to avoid paying stamp duty on a residential property?

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Stamp duty is payable on homes priced at over £125,000. Homeward Legal do not recommend any stamp duty mitigation. These schemes are highly expensive and very risky.

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For a fast conveyancing transaction to buy a £792,000 property, what should we aim for to speed up our transaction?

Firstly, fast Upper Holloway conveyancing is essential to instruct a communicative property lawyer. When choosing a property lawyer, ask yourself the following: Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Do they offer 'no move, no fee' protection? This can incentivise a faster transaction.

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In regards to the fact that 4 of the top 5 wettest years recorded were in last 10-12 years, I am concerned that flood risk searches might not be thorough enough?

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A diligent conveyancing solicitor in Upper Holloway will suggest that you get conveyancing and environmental searches (Landmark database search) if the standard search spots a any kind of risk of flooding in Upper Holloway

For more assurance it could be worth trying to contact a neighbour of the property.

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We are intending to buy in Upper Holloway, should we have conveyancing searches carried out?

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Conveyancing searches are a standardised collection of enquiries undertaken in the interest of the purchaser, including a chancel liability search. They will not advise on the structure of the property.

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What amount of time may the legal work to buy a home need in Upper Holloway?

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Generally speaking, the number of weeks required to transfer a property is not wholly predictable. This wide range results from numerous issues which may affect the property. These could include where management information is required. Nationally, the average is up to twelve weeks, we however take a proactive approach, driving the sale or purchase to complete sooner.

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Does your company get involved in auction conveyancing in Upper Holloway?

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Yes - Our company is highly experienced with residential property auction protocols. Conventionally difficult to value lots like investment properties are purchased at property auctions which tend to necessitate extra investigation prior to exchange. Solicitors therefore recommend bidders to decide on a an affordable lawyer well in advance of the auction for a title report of the sellers documents.

Thereafter, following the auction day arrives a property conveyancing lawyer needs to be focused on carry out the legal side of things inside 4 weeks as conventionally required by the standard auction conditions.

 
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