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Reasons to use our Wokingham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Wokingham have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Wokingham and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Wokingham regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that Wokingham solicitor have developed excellent links with Wokingham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Wokingham.
  • 4 Regardless alternative lawyers tell you it may be important to attend your lawyer to execute documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a homemove without needing to add Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Wokingham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wokingham since January 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wokingham

The Wokingham conveyancing firm handling our Wokingham conveyancing has uncovered a discrepancy between the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is revealed within the title deeds. My solicitor has advised that he is duty bound to check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s stance correct?

Your conveyancing practitioner must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

I am buying a semi-detached house in Wokingham. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Wokingham you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Wokingham.

Will our lawyer be raising questions concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Wokingham.

Flooding is a growing risk for solicitors specialising in conveyancing in Wokingham. Some people will buy a property in Wokingham, completely expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or dispose of the premises. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that can be carried out by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which can give them a better appreciation of the risks in Wokingham. The conventional set of property information forms sent to a buyer’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard question of the owner to determine whether the property has historically flooded. If the premises has been flooded in past which is not revealed by the seller, then a purchaser could issue a claim for damages stemming from an inaccurate response. A purchaser’s conveyancers may also conduct an environmental report. This should disclose whether there is any known flood risk. If so, more detailed investigations should be initiated.

It has been five months since my purchase conveyancing in Wokingham concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £160,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

We're new on the property ladder - had an offer accepted, yet the agent told us that the owners will only issue a contract if we appoint their recommended solicitors as they need a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a family solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in Wokingham

We suspect that the seller is not behind this ultimatum. Should the seller require ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine purchaser is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the vendors direct and explain that (a)you are serious purchasers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances arranged © you are unencumbered (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you are going to use your own,trusted Wokingham conveyancing firm - as opposed tothose that will earn the estate agent a introducer fee or meet his conveyancing thresholds demanded by senior management.

I have today placed an offer on a leasehold flat in Wokingham and the mortgage adviser that we are using recommended his conveyancer. He quoted a thousand pounds including VAT and 3rd party costs. Does this sound steep?

Don't just go on one quote. You should obtain like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in Wokingham. Then choose one that you trust and crucially, is on the approved list of the lender that you have applied for a mortgage from.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wokingham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Clifton Ingram Llp, 22-24 Broad Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1BA
  • Charles Platel & Partners (solicitors) Limited, 2 Anvil Court, 50 Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2BB
  • Peter A C Sloan Solicitors, 2 The Courtyard, Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2AZ
  • C J Giles & Co, Evolution House, 53-59 Peach Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1XP
  • Fairbrother & Darlow, 13 Milbanke Court, Milbanke Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1RP

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wokingham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wokingham with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Wokingham. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Clifton Ingram Llp, 22-24 Broad Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1BA
  • Charles Platel & Partners (solicitors) Limited, 2 Anvil Court, 50 Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2BB
  • Peter A C Sloan Solicitors, 2 The Courtyard, Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2AZ
  • C J Giles & Co, Evolution House, 53-59 Peach Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1XP
  • Rowberrys, Sherwood House, 104 High Street, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7AX

Planning law solicitors in Wokingham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Wokingham practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Clifton Ingram Llp, 22-24 Broad Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1BA
  • Charles Platel & Partners (solicitors) Limited, 2 Anvil Court, 50 Denmark Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2BB
  • Neale Turk Rochfort, 12 Kings Ride, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4JG

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

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