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Maidenhead Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Maidenhead is 24% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 2 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing cases in Maidenhead with service charge retention of 7%
  • 3 70% freehold and 30% leasehold conveyancing in Maidenhead for this year to date
  • 4 Average time frame of 53 days for registration of title in Maidenhead
  • 5 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Maidenhead conveyancing is Obstruction of Right of Way

Examples of recent conveyancing in Maidenhead since December 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Maidenhead

Do the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site perform attended exchange conveyancing in Maidenhead?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct one day exchanges. Do e-mail us to receive a costs illustration and details as to dates.

We wanted to use a property lawyer in Maidenhead for our house move. Our broker has since notified us that our mortgage company Nationwide Building Society won't deal with them. Surely this is unfair competition?

Banks tend to restrict either the category or the number of conveyancing solicitors on their panel. Typical examples of such criteria being that a firm must have two or more partners. In addition to restricting the profile of firm, a few banks have limited the amount of firms they use to act for them. Be aware that Nationwide Building Society have no responsibility for the quality of advice provided by any member of Nationwide Building Society Conveyancer Panel. Mortgage fraud was a key driver in the reduction of solicitor panels since 2008 even though there are differing opinions concerning the level of solicitor involvement in some of that fraud. Figures from the Land Registry indicate that hundreds of law firms, including some in or near Maidenhead only perform very few conveyances per annum.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unexperienced as FTB of a ground floor flat in Maidenhead. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my solicitor? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Maidenhead?

On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in Maidenhead. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the completion advance to the seller's lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be invited to pick up the keys from the property Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

We had selected conveyancing lawyers located in Maidenhead on the Coventry BS solicitor approved list. They are now charging me an additional fee for dealing with the Coventry BS mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by Coventry BS?

Unfortunately, so long as it is in their Terms of Engagement or estimate then yes your conveyancer may charge a fee for this. This fee is not dictated by Coventry BS but by your Maidenhead solicitor. Plenty of firms on the Coventry BS panel will quote an ‘acting for lender’ fee and others do not.

I am expecting a AIP from Aldermore this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Aldermore recommend any Maidenhead solicitors on the Aldermore conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

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

I have recentlybeen informed that Action Conveyancing have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Maidenhead for a purchase of a freehold house 9 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Maidenhead conveyancing specialists.

I am a sole trader wishing to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering fixed costs for commercial conveyancing in Maidenhead for below £1,200?

We can recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Maidenhead, including the sale and purchase of businesses as well as simply property. If you are intending to acquire or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we will find you the right firm. As for the fees these will vary based on the structure and heads of terms of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your contact information or telephone so as to enable us to provide you with a detailed commercial conveyancing quote.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for residential conveyancing in Maidenhead. I happened to stumble upon a site which appears to be the perfect answer If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via web that would be preferable. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Maidenhead regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Maidenhead but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • J Scott & Co Limited, 47 High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1JT
  • Mason-apps Smallmans & Co, The Old Post Office, Old Post Office Lane, High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1QY
  • Frances Lindsay & Co, 48 Broadway, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1LU
  • Fugler & Company, 96 Queen Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1HT
  • Maher & Co, 19 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1SQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Maidenhead regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Maidenhead with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Maidenhead. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Frances Lindsay & Co, 48 Broadway, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1LU
  • Fugler & Company, 96 Queen Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1HT
  • Maher & Co, 19 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1SQ
  • Colemans Solicitors Llp, 21 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7AA
  • Bayer Solicitors, First Floor, 5 High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1JN

Typically, Maidenhead conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Conveyancing practitioner instructed by the buyer on acceptance of the offer
  • Checking the title unregistered or registered
  • Carrying out Maidenhead property searches for the property
  • Reviewing draft contract pack and other papers prepared the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Submitting queries with the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Negotiating the sale agreement
  • Reviewing replies prepared by the owner to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if relevant)
  • Preparing and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the new ownership and the home loan (where applicable) at the Land Registry.

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

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