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Updated: 23/10/16

Some helpful local travel and services information

Swansea Airport is 13 miles from Cross Hands. The closest train station to Cross Hands is Ammanford, approximately 4 miles away.

Mynydd Mawr is the nearest hospital for Cross Hands.


Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? I need to find a low cost conveyancing quote.


The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many property buyers and sellers paying out more than they anticipated in the end. Many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement which property buyers and sellers may have not read carefully Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


How many weeks will it take our assigned conveyancer to finish the legal formalities on a semi detached Victorian building in Cross Hands?


Getting contracts exchanged can take anywhere from 3 weeks and three months, which can be affected by any number of factors e.g. the efficiency of the vendor's conveyancer, or the speed of the local authority.


What does a Cross Hands property solicitor do if the home is in a local authority conservation area and has unsanctioned satellite dishes fitted?


Local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by a solicitor in the process of the conveyancing will verify if the property is inside a conservation area and any evidence of Coal Authority consent for changes to the property will be requested. Should no appropriate permissions be available, your Cross Hands conveyancing solicitor will recommend all options which may include obtaining an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective consent from Carmarthenshire council.


How does my Cross Hands property solicitor advise us on the potential risk of possible flooding in Cross Hands?


An essential part of the conveyancing process of buying a property involves the solicitor applying for conveyancing searches that give details on the Cross Hands historical flood risk. An inexpensive thorough Carmarthenshire database search, such as the Homecheck search, may possibly be advised by a qualified lawyer in Cross Hands, if in the event that the environmental search identify any risk of flooding.


Doing your own conveyancing without using a conveyancing solicitor in Cross Hands looks to be possible when buying and selling a house. However, would it really be reckless ?


It is possible for you to take care of he conveyancing unaided. In reality however, a solicitor is in charge of a significant number of activities such as approving pre exchange checklists and interpreting management accounts many of which are more safely handled with appropriate a skilled professional. Furthermore solicitors practices need to have relevant indemnity cover to safeguard you from any professional failures.


If we are purchasing in Cross Hands next to a vicarage, will I need to get a chancel search?


As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Cross Hands which was once owned by a 'lay impropriators' can be liable for upkeep of specific local church buildings. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced.


Could Cross Hands topsoil be contaminated by beryllium?


Soil contamination is tested regularly. The local authority for Cross Hands will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.


Sudden personal circumstances mean we would prefer to complete on the sale of our auctioned house within 5 weeks, do Homeward Legal use fast solicitors in Cross Hands ?


Our conveyancers by default have a thoroughly efficient plan of attack to conducting the necessary legal work as quickly as possible. By employing the latest technology and conveyancing case management systems . We give home movers a SRA conveyancing property lawyer incentivised to communicate with the whole chain e.g. managing agent companies, to achieve a quick completion.