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Conveyancing in Tilehurst Q & A's

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Updated: 19/10/16

Tilehurst is about 1m of junction entry 12 Westbound of the M4.

Tilehurst's closest airport is White Waltham, Waltham Rd Airport (13 miles). Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 17 miles, White Waltham Airport is 13 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 14 miles and Booker Airport is 16 miles away and Tilehurst's nearest train station is Tilehurst.

Prospect Park Reading is the neighbouring hospital for Tilehurst.


How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Tilehurst?


Both high-street and online law firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Busy, stressed property buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Extra fees ought to be fair. A quote should also clearly state any disbursements.The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


What will the council tax cost on a Forties Band C flat in Tilehurst?


Your appropriate band will usually be reported in the conveyancer's title report along with the governing local authority Correct rates for homes in Tilehurst are published on the Reading local authority website. On (02 October 2012) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £999.00
  • Band B - £1,166.00
  • Band C - £1,332.00
  • Band D - £1,499.00
  • Band E - £1,832.00
  • Band F - £2,165.00
  • Band G - £2,498.00
  • Band H - £2,998.00


What can a Tilehurst property lawyer recommend if the house I want to buy is in a Reading planning authority conservation area which appears to have unapproved windows fitted?


Local authority enquiries carried out by your Tilehurst property lawyer as part of the conveyancing should establish whether the property is in a conservation area and evidence of the appropriate permissions for modifications will be asked for.


Do I need to get a property survey for this home purchase?


It is suggested that Tilehurst property purchasers book a house surveyor to carry out a survey if you are intending to buy in Tilehurst. There are many problems that have a negative impact on a property, such as flat roof leaks.


Which local authority looks after Tilehurst?


Tilehurst is located in Reading Borough Council, Civic Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7AE, phone: 0118 937 3737


Please recommend how to get out of paying out for stamp duty tax?


Stamp duty reduction scheme must be treated with caution by purchasers in Tilehurst, as such schemes are costly and very risky.


Does your solicitors company do the conveyancing of property auction properties in Tilehurst?


Yes - Our firm is very capable working with buyers at auction. Often more complicated to convey houses are purchased in property auctions and these demand more review before committing. Conveyancers therefore advise that buyers at auction choose a local lawyer in advance of the auction day to allow for a thorough investigation of the legal documents.

After the property auction date, the solicitor will be focused on finish the auction conveyancing process in less than the 28 day time frame as conventionally required by the auction conditions.


What environmental concerns can impact land in Tilehurst?


Land will be contaminated by a range of environmental factors, and an environmental search should clarify to what extent a home is impacted by contaminants in the region including proximity to landfill sites or environmental radon sources.