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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield

As someone not used to the Shinfield and Arborfield conveyancing process what’s the number one tip you can give me for the legal transfer of property in Shinfield and Arborfield

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield and elsewhere in Berkshire is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of room for friction between you and other parties involved in the transaction. For example, the seller, property agent and sometimes a lender. Selecting a solicitor for your conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the legal process whose responsibility is to act in your legal interests and to protect you.

There is a worrying ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be blamed for the process being so protracted. We recommend that you should always trust your lawyer ahead of all other players in the conveyancing process.

I have todaybecome aware that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to see if the premises is in your name, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Shinfield and Arborfield conveyancing specialists.

What does commercial conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield cover?

Shinfield and Arborfield conveyancing for business premises covers a broad range of guidance, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

In surfing the internet for the words conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield it shows results of many solicitorsin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable conveyancer for purchase transaction?

The preferential way of seeking the right conveyancer is via trusted testimonial, so ask friends and those you trust who have purchased a property in Shinfield and Arborfield or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Shinfield and Arborfield differ, so it's sensible to obtain a minimum of three fee estimates from varying types of companies. Be sure to secure confirmation that the fees are fixed.

Last July I purchased a leasehold house in Shinfield and Arborfield. Do I have any liability for service charges for periods before my ownership?

In a situation where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous owner and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. A critical element of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

I acquired a 1 bedroom flat in Shinfield and Arborfield, conveyancing formalities finalised 4 years ago. How much will my lease extension cost? Corresponding properties in Shinfield and Arborfield with over 90 years remaining are worth £175,000. The ground rent is £65 yearly. The lease runs out on 21st October 2078

With 58 years left to run we estimate the premium for your lease extension to be between £23,800 and £27,400 as well as legals.

The figure above a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to provide a more accurate figure without more comprehensive investigations. You should not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be additional issues that need to be taken into account and you obviously should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Please do not take any other action placing reliance on this information without first getting professional advice.

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