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Transfer of Equity in Machen

A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Updated: 21/10/16

Local travel information

Machen's nearest train station is Caerphilly and Machen's closest airport is Cardiff Airport (16 miles). Bristol Airport is 24 miles away.

Cardiff, Croescadarn Rd is the nearest hospital to Machen.


What will the overall charge be on the sale of a £495,000 house? We need to find affordable conveyancing.


Many online and high street firms advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional costs may increase the final invoice. The quote should list any disbursements. Costslisted in the terms needs to be reasonable and clear. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


How much time can conveyancing generally need? We are selling in Machen.


In general, the amount of time required to sell or purchase residential property may vary. This is affected by a number of legal considerations. These could include where management information is required. Our solicitors ensure the matter is handled quickly, and to the highest standard of service.


Is top-soil in Machen contaminated by beryllium?


Restrictions exist to limit soil contamination, but some existing contaminants can reside for decades after exposure. Metal contamination of soil in Machen is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like trichloroethylene, will also be included in an environmental search.


Please explain why conveyancing work to buy in Machen takes such a long time?


The legal work undertaken to transfer a house or flat in Machen may take more time for a variety of reasons. Sometimes,

the reasons are unfortunately out of a lawyer's control, we, however, understand how frustrating these are and do our best to lessen their impact if it is possible to do so. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.


We need to complete this freehold property purchase as soon as possible, how do we arrange a fast completion?


Essential to buying faster is to instruct a experienced solicitor. When selecting a solicitor, ask yourself the following: Was there a delay delivering a quote? What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?


If I am intending to buy in the parish of Machen, will we need a chancel search?


Regardless of the Machen parish in which you are purchasing, the property solicitor may suggest that a chancel search be taken out. Chancel repair may be imposed on the owners of a home where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


Which government body is obliged for monitoring the status of neglect Machen conservation areas?


English Heritage, a government body, have created a list in relation to the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the trend. Conservation areas are nominated by the local Newport planning authority, who preserve everything from including things like rundown streets, coloured road surfaces and whether trees can be cut down.


Can you confirm which Machen lenders your lawyers work with. Whose panels are your solicitors members of?


We work with all the major lenders assisting buyers in Machen. Machen lenders and mortgage specialists include South Wales MGI Ltd, 2c/Merthyr Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff, CF15 7LF, M G Mortgages Ltd, 71 Merthyr Rd, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 1DD, and George Financial, 8 Cardiff Rd, Taffs Well, Cardiff, CF15 7RE.