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A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Conveyancing in Wokingham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 12/01/17

The nearest airport to Wokingham is Blackbushe Airport (6 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 17 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 21 mile s, White Waltham Airport is 7 miles, and Booker Airport is 14 miles away. Wokingham's nearest station is Wokingham.

Commuters are well served with Wokingham enjoying good road access around 1.5m of the A329M/M4.

Wokingham is the neighbouring hospital for Wokingham.

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We are looking for a fixed rate conveyancing quote in Wokingham. What is included?

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This point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges may pad your final invoice. Your conveyancing quote ought to list the disbursements to be paid. Any costs found in the terms needs to be reasonable and clear. They only be applied if the conveyancer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

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Do you recommend your solicitors to deal with the conveyancing for auction properties in Wokingham?

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Our CQS solicitors regularly do the legal conveyancing buyers and sellers at auction. Our highly qualified property lawyers have in the past acted for numerous buyers at regional auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Prepared auction buyers tend to formally instruct the conveyancing lawyer asap for a detailed report of the documents well before the actual auction. Q.

Do you advise that we get a chancel liability search? I am buying a Wokingham flat by a glebe.

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Owners of property near to church property in the locality must contribute towards the cost of repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. Parochial Church Councils in Wokingham 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. Wokingham Church of England properties include All Saints, St Sebastian, St. Paul and The Community Church of St Nicholas, Emmbrook.

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The current owner has fitted unsightly roof aerials on the house in Wokingham which I think may contravene local conservation area criteria

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The solicitor should identify if the property is within a conservation area and whether any modifications have the essential permissions.

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We need to know which Wokingham lenders your conveyancing solicitors work with. Which panels are you on?

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Homeward Legal have worked with the majority of lenders serving buyers in Wokingham. Wokingham lenders and mortgage specialists include NatWest, 5 Broad St, Wokingham, RG40 1AX, A F P, 119 Barkham Ride, Finchampstead, Wokingham, RG40 4EP, and Premier Financial Services, Unit 4 Anvil Court/46 Denmark St, Wokingham, RG40 2BB. The lawyer handling the work for your Wokingham purchase or sale will be able to carry out any relevant lender-imposed searches or checks.

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What is the explanation why conveyancing takes so long?

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The conveyancing process in Wokingham will occasionally be delayed for a variety of reasons. Some causes are out of the solicitor's hands, Homeward Legal, however, know how stressful these delays can be and work hard to lessen the impact of these delays by chasing for prompt responses. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as waiting for responses from third parties.

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If I am intending to buy near Wokingham, in the parish of Inkpen, do we need a chancel search?

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A property lawyer may suggest a chancel search, regardless of the parish where the property being bought is located. Through some parish councils have decided to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, a conveyancing solicitor cannot verify that a parish where dues have not recently been paid will remain liability-free for new owners. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

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What factors can contaminate land in Wokingham, and should they be an issue?

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Wokingham property can be contaminated by a broad range of natural causes and human activities, such as nearby waste management facilities or environmental radon sources. An environmental search should offer more information.

 
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