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Transfer of Equity in Morriston

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: 20/10/16

Regional transport and health information

The closest airport to Morriston is Swansea Airport (7 miles). The closest train station to Morriston is Llansamlet, almost 2 miles away.

Commuters are well served with Morriston situated with excellent road access approximately 1 1/2m of the M4 Junction 45 Westbound.


Morriston points of interest


Swansea Pavilion Repertory Theatre Historic Building and Swansea Castle Cadw are close at hand to Morriston.

The most convenient hospital for Morriston is Morriston Swansea.


How do I find low cost conveyancing?


Both high-street and online solicitors claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Extra costs should be fair and clearly defined. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid ought to be defined on the quote


Our agent has suggested the conveyancing whom they usually use. Will it be faster to use this solicitor?


Estate agent recommendations are a commonplace path for purchasers to get a solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, an agent may select the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.


We are intending to purchase a church rectory in Llanilid with Llanharan. Will a chancel search be appropriate?


Whichever Morriston parish in which you are purchasing, a lawyer may suggest a chancel search. In older areas of Morriston, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the owners of a house where church councils may have spared previous owners or tenants. For property in the parish of Llanilid with Llanharan, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


I am anxious about the council tax amounts on a residential end of terrace property in Morriston, what are they?


Customarily a conveyancing report on title should give the Swansea council tax band.

Correct rates for residents of Morriston are set out online at the Swansea council website. Currently, 02 December 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £780.04
  • Band B - £910.05
  • Band C - £1,040.05
  • Band D - £1,170.06
  • Band E - £1,430.07
  • Band F - £1,690.09
  • Band G - £1,950.10
  • Band H - £2,340.12


I would like to know which Morriston lenders your solicitors work with. Which panels are you on?


Of lenders with offices in Morriston, we closely with many. Morriston lenders and mortgage specialists include Principality Building Society, 101 Woodfield St, Morriston, Swansea, SA6 8AS.


What amount of time can be budgeted for conveyancing to purchase a home generally need in Morriston?


The time needed to transfer a house varies. This is influenced by numerous legal considerations including if a third party is slow to respond. Our lawyers strive to ensure each client is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.


Is it important that I get a chancel search if we are buying in Morriston?


Chancel repair can require property owners to pay for repairs to a local church. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced.


We are on a deadline and will need to arrange fast conveyancing, what do we need to do?


Experienced buyers will tell you that instructing a proactive conveyancing solicitor is crucial to fast conveyancing. Beyond that, there are a number of things you as the purchaser could do, including, if you intend to get a house survey, doing so as early as you can, promptly answering your conveyancing solicitor's questions and keeping in regular contact with the conveyancing solicitor.