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Conveyancing in Aberdare Q & A's

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Updated: 25/10/16

Intending to relocate to Aberdare? Some pertinent Aberdare services details -

The closest train station to Aberdare is Aberdare. Aberdare's nearest airport is Cardiff Airport.

Aberdare General is the closest hospital for Aberdare.


How do I get affordable conveyancing in Aberdare?


This topic catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees will be included in the small print. Any extra fees found in terms and conditions should be fair and be applicable if the conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The quote should list any disbursements to be paid.The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


How do I find out whether a house is in a conservation area?


Conservation areas secure areas of architectural merit. You may wish to contact the local authority for more information, but your solicitor will investigate this in detail during the conveyancing process.


Which local authority looks after Aberdare?


Aberdare is located in Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, Headquarters, The Pavilions, Cambrian Park, Clydach Vale, Tonypandy, CF40 2XX, Call: 01443 424 000


Is contaminated land in Aberdare an issue?


Land would be contaminated by a broad range of natural causes and human activities, like petroleum and fuel sites and pollution incidents. An environmental search will give more detail. Bryn Pic Landfill Site, Merthyr Road, R C T, CF44 0BX may be one source of local contamination.


We are planning to buy in Aberdare. Should we have conveyancing searches performed?


These searches are standard queries performed in the interest of the purchaser. They are unrelated to a building survey and do not include information relating to a property's structure.


We are buying on a Aberdare brownfield site. Can the top-soil still be contaminated?


Restrictions exist to control soil contamination, decades after exposure the effect of some contaminants can be felt. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including fertilisers.


What can we do to get out of paying stamp duty tax?


Stamp duty is payable for purchases over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme is not advised. These schemes are highly expensive and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself. There have been several government initiatives, such as disadvantaged area relief.


Lawyers in Aberdare order necessary searches when they are acting for a property purchaser but what actual searches?


When obtaining a mortgage the mortgage lender expects particular searches, including the following for Aberdare: Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and occasionally less common searches, which may include a Cheshire Brine Search.