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

Reasons to use our Shinfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with Shinfield estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Using a a family Solicitor on the whole results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Shinfield is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Personal touch and a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Shinfield home moves can be made significantly more protracted due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Shinfield solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Shinfield conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shinfield since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shinfield

Willretaining a Shinfield conveyancing practitioner make my purchase more efficient?

Shinfield is a special area, where regional insight counts for a lot. The relaxed pace of life has an upside – but not when it comes to your conveyancing. The solicitors that we list host well rounded Shinfield intelligence with a positive, can doattitude that ensures everything runs smoothly. It is a definite plus that they enjoy good connections with mortgage brokers, estate agents, valuers and other Shinfield conveyancing solicitors

Can you help? My Shinfield conveyancer is assuring me that he is legally obliged toconduct Shinfield conveyancing searches due to the fact thatthe firm are on the Virgin Moneyapproved lawyer panel. Is my lawyer correct?

You have limited options available to you. As you are obtaining a mortgage with a mortgage company your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your conveyancing practitioner would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your bank’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook requirements . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Shinfield conveyancing searches.

Do commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that may affect a commercial property in Shinfield?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Shinfield will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Shinfield. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Shinfield.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Shinfield it is critical to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately could result in delays to Shinfield commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Shinfield.

I purchased a renovated Victorian house in Shinfield. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Nottingham Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw a couple of entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Shinfield and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also question the situation with your conveyancing solicitor who conducted the purchase.

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Shinfield ahead of retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will refuse to grant a loan on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Shinfield. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Shinfield especially if they are familiar with such properties in Shinfield.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Shinfield. I have discover a site which looks to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all this stuff completed via web that would be ideal. Should I 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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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shinfield

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Shinfield practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Lesley A Clay Solicitor, Wayside Cottage, The Slade, Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 6TE
  • Richard Wilson Solicitors Limited, Cymbal House, High Street, Goring-on-Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 9AU
  • John L Banky Solicitors, 18a High Street, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5AN

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Shinfield regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shinfield but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Pure Property Law Partners Limited, 33 Ashbury Drive, RG31 5LJ

Planning law solicitors in Shinfield regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Shinfield practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Richard Wilson Solicitors Limited, Cymbal House, High Street, Goring-on-Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 9AU

Neighboring Locations

Goring
Thatcham
Shinfield
Binfield
Cookham
Finchampstead
Reading

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

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