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Cheap conveyancing in Ascot does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

5 reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Ascot

  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Ascot have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Ascot and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have valuable personal connections with Ascot selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Ascot lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Ascot conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 Ascot property lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 5 Ascot conveyancers work in conjunction with Ascot estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, offering all the advice and help you require

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ascot since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ascot

It is a dozen years since I acquired my property in Ascot. Conveyancing solicitors have just been appointed on the sale but I can't find my deeds. Is this a problem?

Don’t worry too much. Firstly the deeds may be with the mortgage company or they may be in the possession of the conveyancers who acted in your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to prove you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors procuring up to date copy of the land registers. Almost all conveyancing in Ascot relates to registered property but in the rare situation where your home is unregistered it is more problematic but is resolvable.

About to place a bid on a leasehold apartment in Ascot. The property agents assure me that it is normal for flats in Ascot to have less than 75 years remaining. I am expecting a loan with Platform. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 69 years to go.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 6/9/2020 the requirements read as follows :

70 years unexpired at application, 30 years at the end of the mortgage term, except where the mortgage application is pursuant to Platform's participation in the Government's Help to Buy Shared Equity scheme, in which case (a) the unexpired lease term must not be less than 250 years for new-build houses and not less than 125 years for new-build flats and (b) ground rent must be reasonable at all times and any escalation must be linked to RPI (Retail Price Index) or a similar index.

Can you help - my lawyer advises that lack of planning permission insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Ascot conveyancing?

The right level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between HSBC Bank and Leeds Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to borrowers take out such policies.

We expect to receive a DIP from Leeds Building Society this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Leeds Building Society recommend any Ascot solicitors on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Ascot solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Leeds Building Society through the process.

Aldermore have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a apartment in Ascot has been accepted, now what?

The property agent will want to know who your solicitors are (be sure the property lawyers are on the lender’s approved list). Call up Aldermore or the broker and finish off any relevant paperwork. Aldermore will instruct a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or seller to book a time for the valuation to take place. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes on average a fortnight for the mortgage offer to be issued. Aldermore will send the offer to you and your conveyancers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Ascot.

I am buying a house and the lawyer has identified Chancel Repair to which the property may be liable given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has mentioned insurance. Is this strictly appropriate for conveyancing in Ascot

Unless a prior acquisition of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you could take it that solicitors delivering conveyancing in Ascot to continue to advocate a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Ascot and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Ascot. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Ascot area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Ascot. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

In searching the web for the term cheap conveyancing in Ascot it reveals numerous property lawyersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right property lawyer for me?

The best way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is via personal testimonial, so enquire of friends and relatives who have acquired a property in Ascot or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Ascot differ, so it's sensible to secure a minimum of four estimates from different companies. Make sure that you know what costs in the quote includes.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Ascot

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ascot with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Ascot Lawyers Ltd, Ascentia House, Lyndhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9ED
  • Benjamin H Dorman, Northwood House, Sunning Avenue, Sunningdale, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9PW
  • Hyland Fitzwater Limited (incorporating C.a.g.solicitors), 44 Chertsey Road, Chobham, Woking, Surrey, GU24 8PJ
  • Charles Coleman Llp, Beaumont House, 28-30 Beaumont Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1JP
  • Horne Engall And Freeman Llp, 47a High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9ES

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Ascot regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ascot practicing in commercial conveyancing in Ascot. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Ascot Lawyers Ltd, Ascentia House, Lyndhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9ED
  • Benjamin H Dorman, Northwood House, Sunning Avenue, Sunningdale, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 9PW
  • Wilson & Berry, Coppid Hall, Warfield Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 2LR
  • Kite Griffin, Brooke House, High Street, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1LL
  • Seakens Solicitors, 18 Station Approach, Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4DW

Planning law solicitors in Ascot regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ascot with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Neale Turk Rochfort, 12 Kings Ride, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4JG

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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