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Updated: 14/10/16

Porthcawl key data:

Porthcawl is less than three miles of Junction 37 Westbound of the M4.

Pyle station is about 3 miles from Porthcawl. The nearest airport to Porthcawl is Cardiff Airport (17 miles). Swansea Airport is 18 miles away.

Glanrhyd Bridgend is a nearby hospital to Porthcawl.


I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Porthcawl. and what is included?


Many firms purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra costs can pad the final invoice. Costs ought to be reasonable and clear. A conveyancing quote should also state the disbursements to be paid.


When in the process should we instruct a conveyancing solicitor to handle our sale?


If you use a conveyancing solicitor offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the earlier in the process you can instruct a conveyancing solicitor, the better, as the legal work can start immediately. Promptly instructing a conveyancing firm for your Porthcawl transaction could mitigate the chance of the other side pulling out.


Would ordering a survey be a good idea if we are buying a property, irrespective of its condition?


It is recommended that you instruct a surveyor. It is a fact that there are a wide range of issues which affect a property. These can include dry rot. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


My local agent has named the firm of solicitors that they have used before. Will it be more cost-effective to use them?


Many estate agents have arrangements with solicitors where they refer clients to them. These referrals should be thoroughly considered, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best value for you.


We need to complete this purchase as soon as possible, how do we aim for a fast exchange and completion in Porthcawl?


Crucial to a fast completion is to use a communicative conveyancer. That said, there are various jobs you, as the purchaser, can also do, including, encouraging your conveyancer to carry out searches promptly, quickly answering your conveyancer's questions and organising your finances.


How much would conveyancing searches be?


Conveyancing searches ranges in cost, depending on the particular searches ordered. More uncommon searches include a lead mining search.


As a result of the serious river flooding in Wales I am questioning whether flood searches won't be exacting enough?


Conveyancing and environmental searches conducted by a solicitor in Porthcawl should also include a more informative Landmark flood search if the risk warrants it.

Property purchasers sometimes contact a future neighbour to get further peace of mind or nearby Bridgend flood repair builder - try Williams P, 3 Heol Croes Faen, Nottage, Porthcawl, CF36 3SW Tel: 01656 771467.


Is a chancel repair liability search a disbursement or fee?


Comparing quotes is not always straightforward, given the different terminology. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on at cost.