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Conveyancing Solicitors Maidenhead

In-Deed is a national panel of property lawyers which offers high quality property legal services for home movers in Berkshire including Maidenhead.

We promise a guaranteed fixed cost service with absolutely no hidden fees in order to help remove any uncertainty from the growing cost of moving home. If you are located in Berkshire and are buying or selling a property, you have come to the ideal place to help make the transaction as straightforward as possible.

Maidenhead House Prices

Buckinghamshire House Prices (in £1000's)
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House values in Buckinghamshire have risen in recent years. Increasing by 3% compared to October 2012, the Land Registry reported property purchases with an average of £266, 689 in October 2013.

House prices are expected to continue to increase this year, rising by an additional 5% to 8%. Causes of the promising market include new build permits at a 50 year low.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - All Saints Avenue, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6, £320, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Grenfell Road, Maindenhead, Berkshire, SL6, £490, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Australia Avenue, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6, £239, 950
  • Freehold Home Purchase - Farm Close, Taplow, Berkshire, SL6, £280, 000
  • Equity - Stroud Farm Road, Holly Port, Maidenhead, SL6, £285, 000

Conveyancing Solicitor Fees In Maidenhead

Sometimes solicitors conceal further fees in their small print. Often these added extras may be plain from the commencement.

Keep an eye out for details such as extra sums to pay for right to buy matters or for filling in a standard SDLT form. In-Deed's transparent fixed fee quotes mean absolutely no additional costs to worry about for your Maidenhead sale or purchase.

See more details on our fixed price guarantee.

Maidenhead Local Authority and Council Tax

Maidenhead is in Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bands for the tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £996, Band B - £1, 162, Band C - £1, 328, Band D - £1, 494, Band E - £1, 826, Band F - £2, 158, Band G - £2, 490, Band H - £2, 988.

Living in the Maidenhead area

Maidenhead is situated in Buckinghamshire in South East England and is approximately 21 miles (km) from the county town of Aylesbury. Some of the Maidenhead's local points of interest are Cliveden and Dorney Court. Organic food devotees will be delighted by Maidenhead Farmers Market at Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1LW. The Bear, the Maiden's Head and the Vine are among the area's local pubs. For groceries in Maidenhead, options include Macey butchers and Iver Village Bakery at .

Residents may shop at Maidenhead's Waitrose, on Moorbridge Road. This particular store delivers more than a shop where you buy supper however. Living in the vicinity of a Waitrose boost the sale price of your home by almost 50% in some areas. A few property pundits may not be persuaded by 'the Waitrose effect', but this could be a factor to bear in mind for anyone buying in Maidenhead.

How a property lawyer Will Complete the Conveyancing in Maidenhead

Deciding on a solicitor

First, find a conveyancing solicitor based on what matters most for you. Look for fixed quotes with 'no move, no fee' protection, but check the terms for hidden additional fees.

Appointing a solicitor

When you have chosen which solicitor you would like to manage the legals on your Maidenhead home move it will be necessary to formally appoint them. To do this you need to scour any terms for any additional conveyancing fees such as fees for acting on a new build property, before you sign them.


Pre-contract enquires are sent, including a review of the deeds to check that it is free from defects. In addition the draft contract itself will be prepared. The property buyer should also receive a mortgage offer from the lender at this stage of the conveyancing.

Carrying out your Survey

A local Surveyor with experience of surveying property in Maidenhead will pinpoint issues including lack of internal support or mould. Clay soil can be a known local issue in Berkshire.

Carrying out searches

Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability are the four standard searches usually ordered by lawyers, and they investigate a range of issues, including planning permission. Your conveyancing solicitor could also recommend possible further searches.

Exchanging contracts

When the buyer and seller are happy with the contract, the two sides sign and send them to the other side. The buyer then hands over the agreed deposit (in most cases 10% of the sale price, but this is negotiable).

On Completion

The balance (less the deposit) of the purchase price is paid to the seller's conveyancing solicitor, and the purchaser receives the keys to their new property.

Post Completion

After you have moved in, your property lawyer will still have certain formalities to undertake such as sending documents to the mortgagor.

The Help to Buy programme

Since its launch in 2013, this programme has helped over 17, 000 of home movers. The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme is designed to assist home movers who have saved a 5% deposit. To be eligible for this programme, the home being purchased needs to be your main residence and you may not have an interest in another property £600, 000 is the highest property value available under the scheme.

Speak to the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail on Help to Buy.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging in Maidenhead

In-Deed offer customers remortgaging in Maidenhead with an effective service at all inclusive guaranteed fixed fees. Our Solicitors have devised leading remortgage systems and processes helping our solicitors to give a speedy and individual service.

Online Conveyancing

A number of conveyancing websites market advantages of online conveyancing, such as case management systems.

The key to an easier conveyancing transaction is a proactive solicitor, irrespective of their technology. With In-Deed, you get the advantage of modern conveyancing developments and also the reassuring presence of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.