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Conveyancing in Abertillery Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/10/17

Are you planning to moving to the area? Relevant regional travel and public service information

The nearest airport to Abertillery is Cardiff Airport (25 miles). Abertillery's nearest train station is Brithdir at 4 miles.

Abertillery & District is the closest hospital for Abertillery.

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How do I find the cheapest Abertillery conveyancing quote?

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Many solicitors advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges may increase the solicitor's invoice. Any charges which are listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable. They be applicable if your conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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In what ways does my conveyancing solicitor in Abertillery report back on the risk and history of local flooding around Abertillery?

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A lawyer will conduct standard environmental searches that will include Abertillery area flood risk information.

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Myself and my partner are interested in purchasing a building in Abertillery. Are there many designated conservation areas?

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Areas deemed to be of historic or architectural significance, such as mining villages, will be defined as conservation areas. You may wish to contact the local council for more information, but your property solicitor will investigate this in detail during the conveyancing process.

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The home being bought is on a brownfield site. Could the top-soil be contaminated by industrial waste like uranium (U)?

Restrictions exist to prevent future top-soil contamination, decades after exposure the effect of some contaminants can be felt. Data on many contaminants, such as perchlorate and water contaminants such as landfill leachate, will be included in an environmental search.

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We are intending to purchase a chapel in the parish of Abertillery. Will a chancel search be necessary?

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Your solicitor is likely to recommend that a chancel search be taken out. In older areas of Abertillery, chancel repair can be imposed on the current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

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For what reason does sale conveyancing have so many delays?

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The legal work needed to sell or purchase a house or flat could be held up by numerous, often unpredictable, issues. Homeward Legal appreciate how disruptive they may be and work hard to reduce their cost wherever reasonable by using fast search providers. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as the length of time it takes for the managing agent or landlord to respond to queries.

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If my family are purchasing a Abertillery flat conversion on the same road as a church, do I need to get a chancel search?

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The outcome of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced.

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What can a Abertillery conveyancing lawyer advise if the maisonette we hope to invest in is in a Blaenau Gwent planning authority conservation area which has ill-suited windows fitted to it?

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Local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your Abertillery property lawyer as part of the conveyancing will verify if the Abertillery property a designated conservation area and evidence of permission for modifications will be supplied.