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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Taplow’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Taplow.

Reasons to use our Taplow conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The Taplow conveyancing firms that are listed are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Taplow
  • 2 Taplow solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Taplow home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 Notwithstanding what alternative lawyers say it just might be necessary to attend your solicitor to execute contracts. There are various parties with engaged in a homemove without needing to add Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 4 The companies identified on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 5 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Taplow - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be less confrontational

Examples of recent conveyancing in Taplow since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Taplow

All was ready to complete my purchase in Taplow next Thursday. My conveyancing practitioner now wants me to supply her with evidence of content and building insurance for the property as as she informs me that she is duty bound to validate that it is in order for the lender. What does the insurance need to cover?

Any lawyer on acting for lenders would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in a lender’s UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. These requirements are not limited to conveyancing in Taplow.

Why do I have to pay up front for my conveyancing in Taplow?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Taplow your solicitor will request that you place them with funds to cover the search fees. Generally this is asked for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any deposit is payable against the purchase price then this will be required immediately in advance of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is needed should be sent to your lawyer shortly before completion.

Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose planned roadworks that could impact a commercial land in Taplow?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Taplow will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Taplow. The report sets out definitive data 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 Taplow.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Taplow it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could cause delays to Taplow commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for residential conveyancing in Taplow.

We're first time buyers - agreed a price, but the property agent advised that the seller will only move forward if we instruct the agent's chosen solicitors as they need an ‘expedited deal’. Our preferred option is to instruct a high street solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in Taplow

It is highly unlikely the vendors are driving this. Should the owner want ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a motivated purchaser is not the way to achieve this. Contact the sellers directly and explain that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you intend to instruct your own,trusted Taplow conveyancing firm - not the ones that will provide their negotiator at the agency a referral fee or meet his conveyancing figures set by senior management.

What are your top tips when it comes to appointing a Taplow conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Taplow conveyancing practice) it is imperative that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you talk with several firms including non Taplow conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be useful:

    If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason? Can they put you in touch with clients in Taplow who can give a testimonial?

Taplow Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask before buying

    This information is helpful as a) areas can cause problems for the block as the communal areas may begin to deteriorate if repairs remain unpaid b) if the tenants have an issue with the running of the building you will want to have all the details On the whole the cost for major works are not wrapped into the service charges, although some managing agents in Taplow require leasehold owners to contribute towards a sinking fund and this is used to offset against larger works. How much is the ground rent and service charge?

Our lawyer in Taplow has identified a a problem with the lease for the apartment we are buying in Taplow. The seller’s lawyers have put forward defective title insurance as a workaround. We are content with insurance and will pay for it. Our lawyer says that as he is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel he must check that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the mortgage company?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the mortgage company are the client. A precondition to being on the mortgage company approved panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects will the lease so that the mortgage company can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected . Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Taplow regulated by the SRA

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

  • Linkside Solicitors, 71 High Street, Burnham, Bucks, SL1 7JX
  • Bayer Solicitors, First Floor, 5 High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1JN
  • 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
  • Maher & Co, 19 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1SQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Taplow regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Taplow specialising in commercial conveyancing in Taplow. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Linkside Solicitors, 71 High Street, Burnham, Bucks, SL1 7JX
  • Bayer Solicitors, First Floor, 5 High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1JN
  • Frances Lindsay & Co, 48 Broadway, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1LU
  • Maher & Co, 19 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1SQ
  • Fugler & Company, 96 Queen Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1HT

Planning law solicitors in Taplow regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Taplow practicing in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Colemans Solicitors Llp, 21 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7AA
  • Louise Greer, 43 Switchback Road North, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7QX
  • Gordons Solicitors Limited, Winter Hill House, Marlow Reach, Station Approach, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1NT
  • Clifford Joseph, Gatehouse Tiggers, Hall Place Lane, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QY

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