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Updated: 24/10/16

Penarth attractions

Barry Docks Lighthouse, Oriel Washington Gallery Penarth Art Gallery and Turner House Gallery Penarth Art Gallery are easily accessible from Penarth.

Penarth's nearest airport is Cardiff Airport. Bristol Airport is 21 mile away. The closest train station to Penarth is Penarth, about a mile away.

The closest hospital to Penarth is Cardiff Bay Clinic.


How do we find the best conveyancing rates in Penarth for a £758,000 home?


This issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra costs may increase your final bill. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


We are purchasing a home. Should we have conveyancing searches undertaken?


These searches are common bundle of queries ordered by the purchaser's conveyancer with several authorities. These searches deal with the legal condition of the property's title.


Do it yourself conveyancing without a Penarth conveyancing solicitor looks to be possible as a buyer of a home. Would it actually be practicable ?


Should you want to use the various books to steer you, you can do the majority of the if not all of the legal and technical work without using an experienced conveyancing solicitor in Penarth .

That said, a lawyer handles a significant number of jobs including chasing lender for comments on issues raised or apportioning ground rents most of which need a qualified professional. Above all amateur lawyers might come a cropper the appropriate professional indemnity insurance which every legal practices must carry.


What does the Penarth property lawyer advise if the building I am buying is located in a Cardiff planning authority conservation area that possibly has unseemly window frames added?


The local authority search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) carried out by the solicitor during the conveyancing process will determine if the Penarth property a designated conservation area proof of local authority approval for modifications will be asked for.


Will my Penarth conveyancer request personal or official searches on my property purchase?


Your conveyancer will advise as to the best type of search, depending on factors like lender requirements. If personal searches are used, your property solicitor might try to find a search agent wit local experience e.g Richard Steven Davies T/a Rocket Legal Services, 3 Marine Parade, Penarth, South Glamorgan, CF64 3BE Tel: 02920 703079 Fax: 02920 702495


Which of the mortgage lender panels in Penarth are your solicitors on?


Of lenders with local branches in Penarth, we closely with many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Penarth include Vale Mortgages & Finance, 9 Anchor Rd, Penarth, CF64 1SL, and Motts Mortgages, Times House/Plassey Street, Penarth, CF64 1ET. The property lawyer handling your case will be able to provide more information.


We are buying a £656000 home in Penarth, how is stamp duty rates determined?


The SDLT you will owe depends on the house's value. Stamp duty will be £26240 on a £656000 house or flat (information correct December 2012).


Barclays Bank will be our lender, what will we need to be aware of?


Your mortgage lender will require legal work to be performed on their behalf. Buyers need to be aware that some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal are able to act for all major lenders.