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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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Updated: 16/01/17

Local Wandsworth attractions

Carlyle's House National Trust , Wandsworth London Windmill, 7 Hammersmith Terrace Historic Houses Association and Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museum are near to Wandsworth.

Wandsworth's nearest train station is Putney. Wandsworth's closest airport is Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 11 miles s, London City Airport is 12 miles, London Heliport Airport is 2 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 13 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 15 miles, White Waltham Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

The most convenient hospital to Wandsworth is Royal For Neuro-Disability Putney.


How do we find the best rates for conveyancing in Wandsworth for a £418,000 property?


Many property lawyers promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional fees may be added into the terms. Costs found in the terms should be fair and reasonable and be applicable if your solicitor is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


I ideally want to complete on the legal work on a maisonette within 6 weeks, are you fast Wandsworth solicitors ?


Frankly some home moving solicitors may be passive causing even more concern to moving. Having implemented the latest conveyancing management systems . We always assign you a regulated solicitor practiced at exert pressure with the complete chain e.g. lenders, for a fast conclusion.


What type of due diligence in respect to the risk of possible flooding to properties in South West London will the Wandsworth conveyancing solicitor look into on a buy to let property we are buying?

An experienced conveyancing lawyer applies for environmental searches that should include Wandsworth flood risk information.


How do we determine stamp duty rates in Wandsworth and what will we need to pay on a £710000 home?


The Stamp Duty rate payable will depend on the purchase price. On a £710000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £28400 (correct March 2013).


We are anxious about the council tax charges on a Thirties terraced property in Wandsworth, how much are they?


Typically the conveyancer's title report will cover the relevant Wandsworth council tax band.

The latest tax charges for homes in Wandsworth are listed online at the Wandsworth local authority site. Currently (07 November 2012) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £456.00
  • Band B - £532.00
  • Band C - £608.00
  • Band D - £684.00
  • Band E - £836.00
  • Band F - £988.00
  • Band G - £1,140.00
  • Band H - £1,367.00


How do we protect ourselves from gazumping?


Gazumping occurs when one buyer's offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the property seller, in favour of a greater offer. There is almost always a danger of gazumping. You should instruct a proactive solicitor as soon as you can to reduce the chance of gazumping.


If I am intending to buy near Wandsworth, in the parish of Westminster St Margaret, do we need a chancel search?


A solicitor could recommend a chancel search. Through some Parochial Church Councils have determined to charge chancel repairs on the owners of affected property, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before, that this will not automatically be the case for future owners. For property in the parish of Westminster St Margaret, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


Is a leasehold supplement a fee or disbursement?


Fees and disbursements ought to be clearly identified on a quote. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be clearly stated in your quote.