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Examples of recent conveyancing in Tilehurst since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tilehurst

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Tilehurst?

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Tilehurst and Solicitor firms in Tilehurst to choose from We would stress that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal aspects of the home buying process. They may both also deal with other property legal work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

We are aiming to move home in January. Will my conveyancing solicitor call the removal company on the day of completion. Incidentally, can you recommend a removal company in Tilehurst. Conveyancing firm was organised before I stumbled across this website.

On the day of completion you can pick up the house keys from your estate agent but this can only occur once the sellers lawyers confirm to the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be given over. You can tell the removal company that you are ready to move in. We are not in a position to recommend a particular removal organisation but can help you locate a conveyancing in Tilehurst or a solicitor with expertise in conveyancing in Tilehurst.

It is unclear whether my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have called my Tilehurst bank branch on numerous occasions and was reassured it wasn't an issue and they would lend. My Tilehurst conveyancing solicitor - who is on the lender conveyancing panel- called to say that they refuse to lend based on their UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply don't know who is right.

As long as the lawyer is on the mortgage company panel, they must adhere to the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook requirements for the lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years remaining.

I have todaybecome aware that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Tilehurst for a purchase of a leasehold flat 10 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is in my name in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can make 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 Tilehurst conveyancing specialists.

How does conveyancing in Tilehurst differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Tilehurst approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is built. This is because builders in Tilehurst typically buy the real estate, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Tilehurst or who has acted in the same development.

I am using a search engine for the words on line conveyancing in Tilehurst it brings up numerous property lawyersin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right conveyancer for purchase transaction?

The ideal way of finding a suitable conveyancer is via trusted recommendation, so enquire of friends and those you trust who have purchased a property in Tilehurst or the local estate agent or mortgage broker. Fees for conveyancing in Tilehurst differ, so it's a good idea to request at least three estimates from different law firms. Be sure to seek confirmation what costs in the quote includes.

Having had my offer accepted I require leasehold conveyancing in Tilehurst. Before I set the wheels in motion I require certainty as to the unexpired term of the lease.

Assuming the lease is registered - and most are in Tilehurst - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

Tilehurst Leasehold Conveyancing - A selection of Questions you should ask before Purchasing

    Where a Tilehurst lease has less than eighty years it will impact the value of the apartment. It is worth checking with your lender that they are happy with remaining years on the lease. Leases with fewer than 80 years remaining means that you will almost definitely require a lease extension sooner rather than later and it is worth finding out what this will be. Remember, in most cases you would need to own the premises for two years before you are entitled to exercise a lease extension. Can you tell me if there are any major works in the planning that could increase the maintenance costs? Generally speaking the cost for major works are not wrapped into the maintenance charges, although there some managing agents in Tilehurst ask leaseholders to contribute towards a sinking fund created for the specific purpose of building a fund for larger repairs or maintenance.

What is the reason for my solicitor requiring numerous items of identification before I can commence with my conveyancing in Tilehurst?

Tilehurst conveyancing practitioners are required by the Law Society, Solicitors Regulation Authority, HMLR and current AML legislation to certify that the have checked the identity of their clients. It will also be a condition of your mortgage offer. In addition they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to stamp duty land tax and need to have information such as your full names, national insurance number and date of birth.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Tilehurst regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Tilehurst specialising in commercial conveyancing in Tilehurst. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • John L Banky Solicitors, 18a High Street, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5AN
  • Dexter Montague Llp, 105 Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7UD
  • Congeries Llp, 47 Castle Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7SR
  • Pitmans Llp, 47 Castle Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7SR
  • Lamport Bassitt Llp, 39 Castle Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7SL

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

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

Planning law solicitors in Tilehurst regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Tilehurst practicing in planning law. This may include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Pitmans Llp, 47 Castle Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7SR
  • Blandy & Blandy Llp, 1 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1DA
  • Field Seymour Parkes Llp, 1 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4PN
  • Boyes Turner Llp, Abbots House, Abbey Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3BD
  • Anthony Sandall & Co, Brightwell House, 40 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4AU

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

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