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Wokingham Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 115 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Wokingham
  • 2 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Wokingham is 19% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 3 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Wokingham that are buy to let is 6%
  • 5 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £16,392

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wokingham since June 2022*

Conveyance

of flat Harding Place RG40 1BT, purchased for £292,500. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of semi property, Goodchild Road, RG40 2EN completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £688,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion

Sale

of detached residence property, Milton Gardens, RG40 1DA completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £515,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi property, Clare Avenue, RG40 1EB completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £979,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wokingham

We are planning to acquire a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Wokingham who is on the Santander conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Santander . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Wokingham.

We're in Wokingham, First time buyers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Lloyds , and our solicitor is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

My wife and I are buying a house in Wokingham. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a lawyer? On completion day we will need to send our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I am helping my niece sell her property in Wokingham. Will the conveyancer arrange an energy performance certificate or it is for me to coordinate?

After the abolition of Home Information Packs, energy assessments was retained a required element of moving house. An EPC must be to hand in advance of the property being marketed. This is not a task that conveyancers ordinarily organise. If you are using a Wokingham conveyancing practitioner they might be able to arrange energy performance certificates given their relationships with reputable Wokingham assessors

I am planning to move house in October. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. On a separate note, can you put forward a removal company in Wokingham. Conveyancing lawyer was chosen prior to coming across your page.

On the day of completion you will need to pick up the keys from the selling agent but this should only take place after the previous owners solicitors inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be given over. After that you should inform the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal organisation but can assist you in locating a residential property solicitor in Wokingham or a lawyer that specialises in conveyancing in Wokingham.

I have justdiscovered that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Wokingham for a purchase of a freehold house 10 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest 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 Wokingham conveyancing specialists.

I'm converting the mortgage on my primary property to a buy to let mortgage with Santander and I will use the rest of the raised equity towards further property. The location we are talking about is Wokingham. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two mortgage companies and link together the transactions?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to ensure that the lawyers are approved by both banks. On the basis that they are the solicitor will be able to connect the two transactions but you should have a chat with you lawyer and make apparent your desired outcome and requirements.

We had our home loan approved last Friday with our lender. We instructed a long established conveyancer in Wokingham last week. A couple of hours ago, our financial adviser phoned to advise us that the lender said that we cannot use our solicitor as they aren't on their 'approved list'. As novices, we did not have a clue that the mortgage company had some control over our choice Is this allowed?

You are at liberty to choose any lawyer you wish to instruct including the said conveyancer in Wokingham but if your lender aren't happy with them you would have to pay an extra fee so the mortgage company can instruct their own lawyers. sometimes it is possible your solicitor may apply to get added to the mortgage company panel. Do make the most of internet tools including lenderpanel.com to find a conveyancing solcitor in Wokingham on the mortgage company panel. You can go into your local lender branch in Wokingham. They will know some good conveyancing solicitors in Wokingham on the approved list.

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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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Wokingham

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wokingham with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Clifton Ingram Llp, 22-24 Broad Street, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1BA
  • 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
  • The Head Partnership Solicitors Llp, Unit 9, Chalfont Court, Lower Earley District Centre, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 5SY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wokingham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Wokingham practicing in commercial conveyancing in Wokingham. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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

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

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