We are a nationwide conveyancing company offering first rate legal services to property buyers and sellers in Shinfield.
In-Deed's solicitors work on a No Completion, No Fee basis so you only have to incur any fees if, as and when your transaction ultimately completes. (Read about our price guarantee) Berkshire has any number of conveyancing firms serving Shinfield, but we think that no other company can better us on speed, efficiency and communication.
House Price Data in Shinfield
Property values have risen in Wokingham. Properties purchased averaged £288, 890, according to the Land Registry in October 2013.
Property prices in the UK are predicted to continue to increase throughout this year, with predictions ranging from 5% to 8%. Reasons for the active housing market include Help to Buy and Funding for Lending schemes. In spite of this, for experts, a slowdown is expected by 2016.
Recent property transactions
- Freehold Purchase - Ennerdale Road, Reading, RG2, £215, 000
- Freehold Sale - Attwood Drive, Arborfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG2, £231, 500
- Leasehold Apartment Sale - Newcastle Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2, £137, 500
- Freehold Sale - Bourne Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG2, £187, 000
- Freehold Sale - Birdhill Avenue, Reading, RG2, £192, 500
Shinfield Conveyancing Solicitor Fees
In-Deed's conveyancing quotes always include all aspects associated with a standard legal transaction for a home move in Shinfield.
Many solicitors have fees in the T's and C's of their conveyancing quote. Things to look for might include further fees for obtaining leasehold management information on leasehold sale or for handling any notices of assignment on leasehold transactions.
Comparing conveyancing quotes from Shinfield solicitors
Quotes provided by conveyancing solicitors are usually disingenuous. We have written a useful table which highlights the things you need to be aware of in the solicitors contractual terms when you look for any extra costs for instance a charge for copies of property searches.
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Shinfield Local Government and Council Tax
Shinfield is located in Wokingham Borough Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax bands for 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 Shinfield area
Shinfield is located in Berkshire in South East England and is approximately 23 miles from the county administrative centre of Abingdon. Some of the Shinfield's points of interest are Basildon Park and Look Out Discovery Centre. Popular local pubs include the Bell & Bottle, the Magpie & Parrot and the Six Bells. Shops in the area include R.J Ford & Sons butchers, The Daily Loaf Ltd bakery and a Sainsburys Local In Reading Shinfield Road.
The conveyancing procedure - a guide
Obtaining a conveyancer or solicitor - Firstly, get a conveyancing solicitor guided by the factors that are important to you.
Engaging your selected solicitor - As soon as you have chosen which lawyer you wish to manage the legal work on your Shinfield sale or purchase you will need to formally instruct. To do this you should always check the Shinfield solicitors terms of business for further fees e.g. costs for storing deeds , before you approve them.
The initial stages - Pre-contract enquires are made, including things like a review of the deeds, and the draft contract itself will be drawn up. More enquiries will be raised once the buyers property lawyer has reviewed the completed property information form.
Booking a Home Buyer Survey - Home buyers are invariably recommended to get a Building Survey as it can spot if there are any issues e.g. thermal movement or damp.
Shinfield searches - Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability, Local Authority and Environmental are the searches your solicitor arranges in most cases. These searches cover factors including upcoming changes nearby the property. Additionally, your property lawyer could also recommend potential additional searches.
Exchanging contracts - Contracts are signed by the parties and exchanged by their solicitor, binding them to complete the sale and purchase.
On Completion - Usually on a set date, the deeds are delivered to the purchaser, once payment of the money that is due, less the deposit already paid is made. Keys to their purchase can then be collected.
The Help to Buy scheme
To be eligible for Help to Buy, the home being bought needs to be your main residence and you may not have an interest in another property.
For more detail, contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.
Conveyancing when Remortgaging a property in Shinfield
Our team of proactive conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers can carry out the legal work for you going to remortgage a property in Shinfield . Our specialist team of home moving lawyers can work with all banks and building society panel. In-Deed's quick turnaround approach can lead to speedy remortgage completions which may save you a monthly payment at the older higher rate.
Online Conveyancing Quote
A number of conveyancing quote websites market the benefits of online conveyancing, including case-tracking and email updates.
In truth, a critical component of a stress-free process is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, regardless of the software they use. Buyers and sellers will enjoy, working with our team, the benefit of both modern conveyancing developments and the advice of a dedicated property lawyer.