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Updated: 18/10/16

Some handy regional travel and services facts and figures -

Cardiff Airport is 18 miles from Cross Keys. Bristol Airport is 25 miles away. Hengoed station is around 5 miles from Cross Keys.

Oakdale is the nearest hospital to Cross Keys.


How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Cross Keys for a £420,000 property?


Many online and high street law firms purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra charges can increase your final bill. Your Cross Keys conveyancing quote should, in addition, define the disbursements to be paid. Any extra fees needs to be clearly defined. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


The internet has plenty of very helpful handbooks going into great depth on DIY conveyancing. Do I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Cross Keys for my home move?


Hypothetically there are no arguments at all why a buyer shouldn't undertake the legal work yourself.

That said, a Cross Keys lawyer juggles a large array of tasks such as chasing replies to requisitions and applying for searches many of which require a qualified solicitor.


What sort of exploration concerning the uncertain risk of possible flooding to properties in Caerphilly will a property lawyer in Cross Keys report back to us on?


A lawyer will carry out standard protocol property conveyancing searches that incorporate Cross Keys flood risk area data. An inexpensive specialist flood risk search, for instance the Landmark search, may be recommended by the Cross Keys conveyancing solicitor if the results of the enviro. search indicate a flood risk.


Do you have good solicitors that look after residential property auction conveyancing in Cross Keys?


Yes - Our company frequently get instructed by auction buyers and sellers. Solicitors typically advocate bidders to formally instruct a SRA regulated lawyer well in advance of the day of the auction for a review of the legal papers.

After the actual auction your instructed property conveyancing lawyer is utterly focused on completing the transaction inside the reduced time frame as typically required .


Which government body keeps records for keeping order in the condition of repair of the conservation areas in Cross Keys?


Local conservation areas are specified by the local authority (Newport) who are responsible for the state of the area including things like advertising hoardings, dormer windows and property boundaries. English Heritage, a government body, now maintain a list of the condition of conservation areas.


How do I avoid getting gazumped?


Gazumping describes circumstances where a home owner accepts an offer and then rejects it in favour of a better offer. The risk of getting gazumped is present in any transaction. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct your solicitor early.


What does a Cross Keys property solicitor advise if the maisonette I want to buy is inside the boundary of a Newport conservation area and has inappropriate PVC windows fitted?


The local authority LLC1 searches carried out by a property lawyer during the conveyancing process should establish whether the property is within a conservation area and any evidence of the appropriate permissions for changes to the property will be supplied.


I am taking out a mortgage in Cross Keys with Direct Line Mortgages - what do I need to check?


Recently, a number of lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel, resulting in increased legal costs for home buyers if a second solicitor is required by their lender. Homeward Legal can act for the vast majority of lenders.