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Conveyancing Solicitors Thatcham

In-Deed is a national conveyancing firm delivering client-centric conveyancing services to home movers in Berkshire.

Our exclusive solicitor fee guarantee means there will be no hidden costs in our terms. Berkshire has a huge selection of conveyancing solicitors, but we don’t believe any can match us on service.

Thatcham Property Prices

West Berkshire House Prices (in £1000's)
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Average house values have risen in West Berkshire, from 2010 to 2013. Increasing by 2% relative to the same month last year, the Land Registry reported home purchases averaging £233, 678 in October 2013.

Property prices are likely to increase further this year by 5%-8%. Lack of supply is among the possible causes of the rise. Despite these predictions, for pundits, a slowdown is expected within years.

Recent property transactions

  • Leasehold Sale - Telford Court, Newbury, RG14, £240, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Manor Place, Newbury, RG14, £400, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Kiln Road, Newbury, RG14, £325, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Greenways, Meadow Lane, Berkshire, RG14, £187, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Fifth Road, Newbury, RG14, £340, 000

Thatcham Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

In-Deed give you an all inclusive fixed cost quote for the conveyancing for your Thatcham home move.

Some solicitors hide conveyancing fees in their terms of engagement. Sometimes these extra fees are plain from the start. Look out for things such as sums to pay for acting on a right to buy purchase or for property auction buyers.

Thatcham Local Authority and Council Tax

Thatcham is in West Berkshire Council (Conservative controlled). Council Tax bands for the tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £1, 025, Band B - £1, 196, Band C - £1, 367, Band D - £1, 538, Band E - £1, 879, Band F - £2, 221, Band G - £2, 563, Band H - £3, 075.

Living in Thatcham

Thatcham is situated in Berkshire in South East England and is about 19 miles from Abingdon, the county administrative centre. Pubs in the area include the White Hart, the Swan and the Mill. Local Thatcham amenities include The Daily Loaf Ltd bakery and R.J Ford & Sons butchers at . Thatcham is noted for Basildon Park and Beale Park.

Locals visit Thatcham's Waitrose, on The Broadway. Living near a Waitrose can boost your home's value by almost 50% in some areas. Your agent may not be persuaded by 'the Waitrose effect', even so it remains something to bear in mind if purchasing in the area.

How Your Solicitor Will Carry out the Conveyancing in Thatcham

  1. Obtaining a quote for the conveyancing - The first step in the legal work is deciding on a legal professional to actually carry out the work. Find fixed-fee quotes with no move, no fee protection, but be sure to check the small print for any additional fees.

  2. Instructing a solicitor - Before a conveyancing firm can commence the conveyancing process for your Thatcham sale or purchase you must formally instruct them. You absolutely must scour the terms of business for further conveyancing charges such as charges for dealing with your lender , before you agree to them.

  3. The draft contract - The purchasers solicitor negotiates the draft contract with the sellers lawyer. In addition preliminary enquires. After the property information form is received, further enquiries will also be raised.

  4. Get a RICS Surveyor to inspect the property - A local Surveyor with experience on Thatcham properties will spot any issues, for instance bowing walls or unsupported chimney breasts. Clay soil is a possible problem found in Berkshire.

  5. Conveyancing searches in Thatcham - Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability, Local Authority and Environmental are the four basic searches that mortgage lenders will request. These searches investigate numerous factors including upcoming changes nearby the property.

  6. Exchange of contracts - Contracts are signed and exchanged. Both parties are legally bound to sell and buy the property.

  7. On Completion - Any remaining funds due to be paid are is paid to the sellers solicitor, and the purchaser receives the keys, along with the title deeds.

Help to Buy in Thatcham

Help to Buy assists home movers that have saved at least a 5% deposit to purchase a home valued at up to £600, 000. In order to be eligible for the Government's Help to Buy programme, the house must be your main residence (not Buy to Let), you cannot have interest in any other property, and the mortgage must be repayment (not interest only) The highest price for a property purchased under the scheme is £600, 000.

Contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for further detail on the Help to Buy programme.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a property in Thatcham

In-Deed's carefully selected solicitors and conveyancers manage hundreds of remortgage conveyancing cases in Berkshire every month. In-Deed have created the latest systems and processes enabling our conveyancing property lawyers to deliver a rapid but tailored service. Our specialist team of solicitors can work with all bank panels, from Cheshire Building Society to Platform Home Loans.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Solutions like automated updates and case tracking are frequently marketed as the secret to fast, low cost conveyancing.

The key to a faster, easier move is a communicative solicitor, regardless of the software they use. You will get, working with In-Deed's solicitors, the benefit of online conveyancing technology and also the support of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.