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Conveyancing in Shinfield Q & A's

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Updated: 02/12/16

Earley train station is about 3 miles from Shinfield. Blackbushe Airport is 7 miles from Shinfield. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 22 miles, White Waltham Airport is 11 miles s, and Booker Airport is 16 miles away.

Shinfield is around 1m of the M4 junction entry 11 Eastbound.

Reading, Royal Berkshire is the closest hospital to Shinfield.

Q.

How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Shinfield for a £779,000 home?

A.

Several conveyancers advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions, left unread by preoccupied home owners Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

We are purchasing a Shinfield house with Northern Rock - is there anything I need to consider?

A.

Some lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel, potentially creating higher legal costs for purchasers. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of the majority of lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a mid-terrace Band H property in Shinfield?

A.

You will be advised on the homes council tax band within the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date charges for residents of Shinfield are detailed online at the Wokingham local authority site. At the time of writing, 10 February 2013, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £975.00
  • Band B - £1,137.00
  • Band C - £1,299.00
  • Band D - £1,462.00
  • Band E - £1,787.00
  • Band F - £2,112.00
  • Band G - £2,437.00
  • Band H - £2,924.00

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How is contaminated land in Shinfield checked?

A.

Several contaminants may impact property, and an environmental search should reveal whether a specific plot of land

is impacted by local contaminants such as petroleum and fuel sites. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Barlows Plantation Landfill, Off Silchester Road, Berkshire, RG7 4PS.

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Do you have good solicitors that look after the conveyancing for auction properties in Shinfield?

A.

Our residential property lawyers commonly do the legal work for bidders at auction. We consistently advocate auction buyers to instruct a CQS conveyancing solicitor well in advance of the day of the auction for a review of the legal pack.

Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding you are the lawyer needs to be geared up to carry out the purchase legal work in under 28 days, a normal requirement of terms and conditions of sale.

Q.

In about 6 weeks we are going to be moving out of our semi detached residence on the outskirts of Shinfield to our new house in Hermitage , what is the best point to choose a home removal firm?

A.

We will recommend that you delay organising removals until the point where exchange of contracts as prior to this a final moving date will not have been decided. Local removals firms include Basingstoke Removals, Po Box 7254, Riseley, Reading, RG7 1YB on 0118 988 3739 or Taylor Transport, 155 Whitley Wood La, Reading, RG2 8PW Phone: 0118 987 6227.

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Which government body is under obligation for safeguarding the state of repair of the conservation areas in Shinfield?

A.

Local conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Wokingham) who manage everything from including things like ugly highway signs, removal of front gardens for parking and area development.

Following a campaign, English Heritage keep information on the state of repair of conservation areas in Berkshire and throughout England in addition to the vulnerability to deterioration or improvement.

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Which specific conveyancing searches should the Shinfield property lawyer carry out when instructed on a Shinfield property?

A.

The regular legal protocol is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search as well as any special local Shinfield searches, which may include a Planning report.

 
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