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Conveyancing in Tilehurst Q & A's

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Updated: 01/12/16

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.


As a result of the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began we are concerned that environmental searches may not be exacting enough?


A qualified solicitor in Tilehurst will carry out environmental searches if the standard searches establishes a risk.

Sometimes buyers speak to a neighbour of the property for additional confidence.


We have found collections of books all about do it yourself conveyancing for example Buying, Selling and Letting Property by David Hampshire. That being the case, do I have to use conveyancing solicitor in Tilehurst ?


Technically, there is no reason why a home seller cant carry out the legal work on your own. That said, a property solicitor in Tilehurst carries out a huge array of actions ranging from liaising with the insolvency office for k15 entries and identifying conservation area breaches many of which need a qualified solicitor.

Despite that solicitors firms are required to have appropriate insurance cover to shield you from any errors made by the lawyer.


For fast conveyancing on the purchase of a £924k house, how can we speed things up?


Instructing a proactive, diligent conveyancing solicitor is the key to moving faster. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?
  • Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed.
  • Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?


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


In a few weeks I am expecting to be finally moving out of our period building in Tilehurst into our new abode in Shinfield , what is the optimum stage to select a removals firm?


Most conveyancers will advise that buyers and sellers hold off organising removals until such time as the contracts have exchanged as a definitive move date will not have been fixed. Try Clover Leaf, 43A Armour Rd, Tilehurst, Reading, RG31 6HA Call: 0118 961 6306 or A Removal Man & A Van, 49 Armour Rd, Tilehurst, Reading, RG31 6HA Telephone: 0118 943 3501.


We are purchasing in Tilehurst. Can I confirm that the residence is in a designated conservation area?


There are several conservation areas around Tilehurst. These restrictions can add to maintenance costs, but the benefits will include protection for trees and other flora.


What would the charge for the searches total?


With Homeward Legal, Tilehurst conveyancing clients are charged at most £249 for conveyancing searches. Searches are paid to a third party, and are charged 'at cost'.