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Conveyancing Solicitors Ascot

In-Deed conveyancing is a national conveyancing panel that delivers leading edge conveyancing for home buyers and sellers in Berkshire.

We promise a competitive fixed cost conveyancing service comes with no nasty surprises which helps take the uncertainty out of the spiralling cost of buying and selling a home. Whether you live in Berkshire, we will make your sale or purchase straightforward.




Ascot House Prices

Windsor And Maidenhead House Prices (in £1000's)
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House prices in Windsor And Maidenhead have risen. The Land Registry recorded residential purchases with an average of £345, 256 in October 2013, a change of £8, 950 in comparison to October 2012.

Property prices are expected to continue increasing throughout 2014, rising by up to 8%. Likely reasons for the uptick include Help to Buy and Funding for Lending initiatives. Experts anticipate a bubble, with a slowdown expected by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - St Georges Lane, Ascot, SL5, £343, 000
  • Home Purchase - Highclere, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5, £245, 000
  • Freehold Property Purchase - Jubilee Avenue, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5, £250, 000
  • Home Purchase - Oliver Road, South Ascot, SL5, £325, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Admiral Kepple Court, Fernbank Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5, £220, 000

Ascot Solicitors Legal Fees

Some solicitors sneak additional charges in their terms of engagement. Very often these extra fees may be discernible from the beginning and should therefore be shown in the conveyancing quote.

Check the small print for specific items like fees for dealing with your lender or for obtaining leasehold management information on leasehold sale. In-Deed's fixed quotes mean no additional fees to worry about for your Ascot sale or purchase.

See more details on our fixed fee promise.




Ascot Local Government

Ascot is situated in Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax brackets for tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £788, Band B - £919, Band C - £1, 050, Band D - £1, 182, Band E - £1, 444, Band F - £1, 707, Band G - £1, 969, Band H - £2, 363.




Living in Ascot

Trips out include Staffa and Toy Museum, Glendale. Local pubs include the Stag, the Jagz and the Swinley. Nearby shops include Wentworth Patisserie bakery, C.E Lewis butchers at 43 High St and a Sainsburys Superstore In Bagshot Road.




The conveyancing process for Ascot houses - a useful guide

Obtaining a solicitor's quoteFirst, find a conveyancer based on the factors that matter to you. Look for fixed quotes with 'no move, no fee' protection, but check terms and conditions for hidden additional fees.

Getting your chosen solicitor When you have worked out which company you want to manage the legals on your Ascot sale or purchase it will be necessary to instruct them. To do this you need to check any fine print for supplementary conveyancing charges, for instance charges for storing your deeds, before you approve them.

The initial stagesPre-contract enquires are made, including things like an initial investigation of title. Additionally the draft contract itself will be drawn up by the seller's conveyancer. At this stage, the purchaser should get the formal mortgage offer at this point.

Obtaining the RICS SurveyA survey is strongly advised in order to be made aware of serious defects including Japanese Knotweed or penetrating damp.

Conveyancing searches in AscotEnvironmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority are the four normal searches. These review many matters including conservation area restrictions.

Exchanging contractsContracts are exchanged, and the purchaser pays the deposit (in most cases 10% of the price, but this will be agreed pre-exchange).

CompletionThe deeds are handed over to the buyer, once payment of the balance of the funds that are due is made. The keys are picked up.




Help to Buy

This programme aims to help home movers and first-time buyers with at least a 5% deposit. To claim Help to Buy, the property will need to be not Buy to Let, and you must not have an interest in any other property.

For more detail, speak to the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.




Conveyancing when Remortgaging a Ascot property

Our carefully selected conveyancing solicitors can assist you if remortgaging a property in Ascot. We have built leading remortgage online conveyancing systems allowing our conveyancing solicitors to offer a fast but personal service.




Online Conveyancing Quote

Much has been discussed at length the advantages of online conveyancing, such as automated updates and case tracking.

The key to a less stressful transaction is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, regardless of the technology they use. Buyers and sellers will have with In-Deed's conveyancing solicitors the benefit of both online conveyancing and additionally the reassuring presence of a dedicated property lawyer.