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Updated: 20/10/16

The closest airport to Twyford is White Waltham, Waltham Rd Airport (5 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 21 mile s, White Waltham Airport is 5 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 11 miles and Booker Airport is 10 miles away. Twyford's nearest train station is Wargrave at 2 miles.

Twyford is inside three miles of the A329M junction entry 1 Southbound.

Reading, Royal Berkshire is the nearest hospital to Twyford.


I am trying to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors. Will we get a quote or and estimate?


Several firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra fees will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy homeowners Your Twyford conveyancing quote should also clearly state applicable disbursements. Costslisted in the solicitor's terms ought to be fair and be applicable if your lawyer must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What length of time does conveyancing legal work usually require, on average? I need a fast service.


For most property, the length of time taken to sell or purchase residential property may vary, based on several issues affecting the property. 8 to 12 weeks is the average for many firms, we however deliver results within six weeks, if possible.


Do your house conveyancing solicitors have experience with the conveyancing of property auction properties in Twyford?


Yes - Our residential property lawyers regularly get instructed by bidders at auction. We always advise purchasers to formally appoint a fast solicitor in advance of the auction to allow time for a detailed report.

Immediately following the actual auction a prepared solicitor needs to be prepared for carry out the conveyancing process in less than 28 days as usually required by the standard auction conditions.


We are buying a 1950s investment property in the middle of a conservation area. How do we locate data on the state of repair?


Conservation areas in Twyford are set up by the local Wokingham planning authority, who govern things like upkeep of paths to the prevention of vacant buildings.

English Heritage keep information in relation to the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in addition to the risk of getting worse.


Is it recommended that we get a chancel search when you are purchasing in Twyford?


In Twyford, some owners can be required to fund maintenance of local churches. Parochial Church Councils in Twyford must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. Your conveyancing solicitor will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Twyford church lands where chancel liability may apply include St Mary the Virgin, , Berks, St Andrew, St Andrew and St Mary the Virgin, , Berks.


Might it be reasonable to take care of the conveyancing myself on our own.


There is no reason why you shouldn't take care of he conveyancing yourself. That said, a Twyford property solicitor handles a long list of skilled tasks ranging from chasing outstanding papers or communication with the lender some of which need a skilled professional. In any event however, lawyers will carry professional indemnity insurance that protects you from any errors.


In relation to the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since 1920 I am apprehensive that flood searches might not be detailed enough?


Property environmental searches carried out by your conveyancing solicitor in Twyford should include the far more specialist search (Landmark) if required.

You could also try to also contact a local resident for further comfort.


Please address how to avoid paying for stamp duty land tax?


Stamp duty is due for residential property sold for more than £125,000. Homeward Legal strongly advise against any form of stamp duty avoidance, as such schemes are highly expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed . There have been certain legitimate initiatives, however, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers. A conveyancing solicitor should confirm whether you are eligible.