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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Caversham Heights

Why would one appoint a Caversham Heights conveyancing firm given that internet based alternatives are less overpriced?

To take your time to find contrast conveyancing costs in Caversham Heights and you should seek a reasonable quote but don’t become consumed with searching for the cheapest Caversham Heights conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a smooth and a distressing move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from a specialist solicitor. Emails can't take the place of a phone conversation and are no substitute for a face to face meeting. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will tackle your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of hand holding that you rarely receive from an online conveyancer. He or She will contact you regularly to update you as to any developments and keep you informed. If you ever need to contact the office you will know who to ask for and we'll be sure you are in the know.

My relative recommended that if I am purchasing in Caversham Heights I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Caversham Heights conveyancing searches. It is a large report of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing important information about Caversham Heights around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Caversham Heights Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful information about Caversham Heights.

3 months have elapsed following my purchase conveyancing in Caversham Heights completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Caversham Heights before instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend refuse to give a loan on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you call us we can check via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Caversham Heights. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

Am in the process of buying my 1st property in Caversham Heights. Conveyancing solicitor already appointed. The financial consultant advised that a survey is not needed as the house was only constructed 22 years ago.

At the very least you should order a Home Buyer's Report. As the residence is more than ten years old the property will not come with a warranty, so you would be well advised not to take a risk. Where a property of this age shows no signs of problems a Home Buyer's report may be enough. The report should highlight any apparent issues and suggest additional investigation if appropriate. If there are any indications of material issues obtain a comprehensive Building Survey from the beginning.

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