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Conveyancing Solicitors Wokingham

In-Deed is a national conveyancing company which delivers top notch conveyancing for home buyers and sellers in Wokingham.

Our Price promise means a competitive fixed fee service with absolutely no hidden fees which helps you calculate the legal fees of moving. Wherever you live in Wokingham, our property solicitors will make the legal work quick and efficient.

Wokingham Property Price Data

Wokingham House Prices (in £1000's)
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271 269 278 289

In the last 4 years, house values have risen in Wokingham. The Land Registry reported residential properties bought averaging £288, 890 in October 2013, a rise of 4% in comparison to the same month last year.

Average property prices will likely rise throughout this year, by between 5% and 8%. Scarce new build property to meet demand and the lowering of interest rates are among the possible causes of the active housing market.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Sheridan Way, Woosehill, RG41, £414, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Ditchfield Lane, Finchampstead, Wokingham, RG40, £222, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - The Brackens, Crowthorne, RG45, £295, 000
  • Property Purchase - Arbor Lane, Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41, £405, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Amberley Gardens, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41, £250, 000

Wokingham Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

Our fixed conveyancing fee assurance means the solicitors fee on your conveyancing quote is the same price you pay at the point you actually move.

All too commonly conveyancers sneak additional charges in the terms and conditions of their quote. Additional fees to look into can include costs for arranging a bankruptcy search or for drafting a notice or deed of assignment.

A guide to comparing conveyancing quotes from Wokingham solicitors

Precisely comparing conveyancing quotes from Wokingham solicitors is rather time consuming. In-Deed have a practical list of common additional fees which underscores everything to search for in the terms when you check for any hidden fees , for example indemnity insurance arrangement fee .

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Council for Wokingham

Wokingham is in Wokingham Borough Council (Conservative controlled). Council Tax bands for tax year 13\14 are; 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 Wokingham

Wokingham has a population of more or less 155, 000 residents and is situated in Berkshire in South East England and is around 27 miles from the county town of Abingdon. Home grown food nuts will revel in Gray Of Wokingham at Heathlands Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3AN. Some local attractions near Wokingham are Ascot Racecourse and Dorney Court. Popular local pubs include the Roebuck, the Red Lion and the Broad Street Tavern.

Locals also buy their groceries at Wokingham's Waitrose, on Rectory Road. This shop delivers more than a supermarket where you buy fruit and veg however. Living near a Waitrose can boost your house's value by around 25%. A few property pundits may be unconvinced by this factor, but it is something to consider if you are purchasing in the area.

The conveyancing process

Deciding on a conveyancing quote

The first step in the procedure is selecting a conveyancing solicitor to actually carry out the work.

Instructing a solicitor

Before a lawyer is able to move forward the legal procedure for your Wokingham transaction, it will be necessary to formally instruct them. To do this you must always check their terms of engagement for any hidden fees like costs for acting on a shared ownership transaction, before you consent to them.

The pre-contract stage

The contract collates title deed information, the price, and the deposit, and is sent by the seller's lawyer to the buyer's. The final version is agreed, and an initial date may be set on which to complete.

Obtain a HomeBuyer Report

Purchasers are strongly encouraged to get a Building Survey as it can determine if there are any structural issues like subsidence and obvious electrical problems. Berkshire RICS surveyors in Wokingham will also be know about things which may include clay soil.

Ordering searches

There are four standard searches ordered by property lawyers. These are Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water. These searches look into a range of factors, including details of conservation area controls.

Exchange of contracts

When the buyer and seller are happy with the contract, the two sides sign their copies. The purchaser then transfers the deposit (in most cases 10% of the property price).


Completion will occur when the seller's solicitor confirms that they are in receipt of the balance of the sale price, less the deposit. The buyer can then pick up, usually from the agent, keys to the property.

Help to Buy Conveyancing in Wokingham

Close to 20, 000 home buyers acquired a property with the help of this scheme since it launched. The Government's Help to Buy scheme aims to help home movers with at least a 5% deposit. In order to qualify for this scheme, the property must be your main home, the mortgage must be repayment only, and you cannot have interest in any other property £600, 000 is the highest property value available under the scheme.

Get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent if you would like additional information on the scheme. Radian , 0238 062 8004, is the local Help to Buy agent for Wokingham.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a Wokingham property

In-Deed furnish our clients remortgaging a property in Wokingham with a highly professional conveyancing service at highly competitive fees (with no hidden extras). Our Solicitors have invested in leading remortgage technologies allowing our conveyancing property lawyers to give an efficient but personalised legal service. Our team of solicitors can take instructions for all bank panels, from Yorkshire Bank Home Loans to Cheshire Building Society.

Online Conveyancing Quote

A large number of solicitors advertise the advantages of conveyancing online, including casetracking and SMS updates.

The key to a faster, easier move is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates. Working with In-Deed's conveyancing solicitors, home movers will get the advantage of online conveyancing technology with a dedicated property lawyer.