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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 West London Q & A's

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Updated: 11/01/17

Commuters are well catered for with West London ideally situated with good motorway access close at about a couple of miles of the A40M.

The nearest airport to West London is London City Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away and Charing Cross station is around a mile from West London.

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West London area information

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Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are situated in West London.

The nearest hospital is Royal London Homeopathic.

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How do I find the best conveyancing rates for a £110,000 residence?

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Many online and high street solicitors purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. Applicable disbursements must also be stated on your quote Fees listed in the small print should be fair. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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Are many West London conservation areas likely to affect us?

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These areas detail local areas of special architectural or historic interest. Your solicitor will be able to offer more information and address the impact buying in a conservation area may have, regarding specific conservation areas in West London.

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Property conveyancing searches may be all well and good but in light of recent events such as the fact that last year was second wettest year since on record are they comfort enough to advise us sufficient information about the changing West London risk of flooding?

Flood searches applied for by the conveyancer in West London should also include a far more informative search (Landmark) if required.

If you are apprehensive try to contact a local resident.

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How will my property lawyer in West London report back on the risk of a flood in the West London area?

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A crucial step in the legal due diligence process of buying a property involves your lawyer making an application for conveyancing and environmental searches that set out details on the West London flood risk.

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I am buying a house in a designated conservation area in West London, where can I find data in respect of the state of repair of the conservation area?

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English Heritage, a government body, have created a list of the state of conservation areas in England as well as the vulnerability to getting worse. Conservation areas in West London are designated by the local Hammersmith and Fulham planning authority, who preserve things like building materials to the policing of traffic signs.

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How much can conveyancing searches cost?

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Conveyancing searches ranges in cost, depending on the searches required. Conveyancing searches are disbursements paid to a third party.

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Will you need to get a chancel liability search? We are buying a West London property on the same street as a church furlong.

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Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the West London Church council. Following the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land in West London must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search.

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Will the property report prepared by the conveyancing solicitor in West London give details about the cost of council tax for a Band A townhouse before completion?

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Your property solicitor will speak to the local authority to enquire about the most up to date council tax rates, which should be written in the conveyancer's title report. Correct rates for properties in West London are tabled at the council website.

 
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