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Conveyancing in Windsor

10 cases completed in Windsor in the past 12 months

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Buying a house in Windsor

Sitting on the southern bank of the River Thames, Windsor is a historic market town within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. With a population of over 30,000, great access to London and its lofty status, there’s a strong property market in Windsor. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge and expertise of markets like the one in Windsor since 2001, helping us to deliver an outstanding specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service to our clients in the area.

If you’re looking to buy or sell property in Windsor, you’ll need to instruct property lawyers to carry out the legal work for you.

As your Windsor conveyancers, My Home Move Conveyancing can bring you an award winning level of customer service, revolutionary use of technology and unrivalled expertise of the local area. Our conveyancing service comes for a fixed fee, so you’ll know exactly how much you’re going to pay right from the beginning. For total peace of mind with the UK’s market leader, if you don’t end up completing for some reason, you won’t have to pay us anything in legal fees.

When you decide to come with us, you’ll enjoy the benefits of having a dedicated conveyancer who’ll look after your case from start to finish. We help to simplify the legal process, making it easier for you to move home. We’ll keep you informed with clear, easy to understand updates, as well as giving you online access to your account so you can check on things whenever you want. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re proud to supply our conveyancing services in Windsor to customers across the local area, whether you want to be in the town centre, right by the River Thames, as close to the famous castle as possible or in a neighbourhood like Clewer, Spital or Dedworth.

Local statistics

The average house price in the Windsor and Maidenhead borough is £476,173, while in Windsor itself the overall average sale price during the last year was significantly higher than this at £542,525. Terraced properties were involved in the most sales during this period, going for an average of £553,143, while flats sold for £328,987 and semi-detached houses fetched £542,405.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council. They can be contacted on 01628 683 800 or at the following address:

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall
St Ives Road
Maidenhead
SL6 1RF

The local area

Windsor has long been associated with people of high status and royalty, initially because of its great access to woodland areas which served up opportunities for hunting. Windsor Castle was originally built in the 11th century, and remains a royal residence to this day. This makes the town a popular tourist attraction, but also affords the area a huge amount of status which contributes to the strength of the property market. 

Also contributing to this are the transport links that Windsor offers. 
There are trains to the capital’s Paddington station which take less than 40 minutes, making Windsor a fantastic place to live if you’re looking to commute. What’s more, the town has great access to the M4 and M25 motorways, and Heathrow Airport is less than ten miles away by car. 

If you have children to think of, Windsor operates a three-tier education system. There are more than ten first schools to choose between, including St Edward’s, Braywood CofE and Hilltop First School. St Edward’s Royal Free Ecumenical Middle School, St Peter’s CofE and Dedworth Middle School are among the options at the next stage, with the Windsor Boys’ School and Windsor Girls’ School providing education for pupils up to the age of 18. Local independent schools include Brigidine School and Eton College. 

All properties in Windsor will fall within one of the following council tax bands.

A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£856.61

B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£999.37

C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,142.16

D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,284.92

E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£1,570.46

F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£1,855.99

G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,141.53

H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£2,569.84

About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

Get in touch

Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

Monday - Tuesday

9am

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7pm

Wednesday - Friday

9am

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5pm

Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday

8am

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8pm

Friday

8am

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7pm

Saturday

9am

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4pm

Sunday

10am

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3pm