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Examples of recent conveyancing in Twyford since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Twyford

My partner and I are purchasing a brand new flat in Twyford and my lawyer is telling me that she has to the lender to disclose incentives from the builder. The Estate Agents are hassling me to exchange and I don't want to delay the conveyancing. is my lawyer playing by the book?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your solicitor. A precondition to being on a bank panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

Are the BSA planning on creating a searchable register to list practices on the Darlington Building Society conveyancing panel for instance in Twyford?

We are not aware of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a search facility.

Is it the case that all Twyford CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel?

Some major lenders now make use of the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitor practices wishing to join their panels.

My wife and I have organised a further advance on our home loan from RBS as we want to carry out a loft conversion to our property in Twyford. Do we need to appoint a local Twyford solicitor on the RBS conveyancing panel to handle the paperwork?

RBS would not normally instruct firms on their approved list of lawyers to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the RBS list.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Skipton. Twyford conveyancing practitioners have been selected. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Skipton?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Skipton completed the valuation? Have you advised Skipton as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Skipton conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Twyford. I now require my file however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Twyford of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Twyford is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Twyford are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Twyford you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Twyford may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

What is the reason for my conveyancer requiring numerous items of ID before they can commence with my conveyancing in Twyford?

Twyford solicitors are required by the Law Society, SRA, HM Land Registry and current AML Regulations to record that the have verified the identity of their clients. It will also be a requirement of your lender where you are taking a mortgage. In addition they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to stamp duty land tax and need to have details such as your full names, national insurance number and DOB.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Twyford

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Twyford practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Ackers Clayton Reeve Solicitors, 5 London Road, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9EH
  • Scott Cohen Solicitors, Suite 1 Dorchester House, 7 Fairview Trading Estate, Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1HE
  • Mcqueen Turner Limited, 8 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AY
  • The Head Partnership Solicitors Llp, Unit 9, Chalfont Court, Lower Earley District Centre, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 5SY
  • Mercers, 50 New Street, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Twyford regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Twyford practicing in commercial conveyancing in Twyford. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Ackers Clayton Reeve Solicitors, 5 London Road, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9EH
  • Scott Cohen Solicitors, Suite 1 Dorchester House, 7 Fairview Trading Estate, Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1HE
  • David Isaacs, 1 Berkshire Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1ND
  • Mcqueen Turner Limited, 8 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AY
  • Lawrence Hamblin, 9-11 Greys Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1SB

Typically, Twyford conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and associated documents
  • Sending draft papers to the lawyer acting for the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and answering supplemental questions from the buyer’s lawyer
  • Agreeing the transfer document
  • Responding to requisitions submitted by the purchaser’s lawyer
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and repaying the home loan (where applicable)

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

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