By Frances Traynor
24th April 2018
"Teamwork means the ability to work as a group towards a common goal."
When buying, selling or remortgaging a property in Aberystwyth, you will need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal side of things .
Our network of solicitors have years of experience of conveyancing in Aberystwyth and all over Ceredigion and our pragmatic approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
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We do not charge you any solicitors fees for buying and selling a house, if for any reason your Ceredigion house move does not complete.
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The closest train station to Aberystwyth is Aberystwyth. The closest airport to Aberystwyth is Aberporth, West Wales Airport (29 miles).
Bronglais General is the closest hospital.Q.
Many firms advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra costs will be included in the terms of engagement.Q.
Almost always the conveyancer's title report should contain the appropriate Ceredigion council tax band.
Council tax rates for homes in Aberystwyth are set out in detail at the Ceredigion local authority site. As of 21 February 2013 rates are as follows:
The areas around Aberystwyth will include a number of areas of conservation. Your conveyancing solicitor will provide more details.Q.
Stamp duty scheme should be treated with extreme caution in Aberystwyth. These schemes are highly expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later and the total stamp duty tax may be payable, along with interest and penalties.Q.
Finding a proactive property lawyer is the key to fast conveyancing. When identifying an appropriate a property lawyer, ask yourself the following: Are they 'no move, no fee'? This can incentivise a faster transaction. Was there a delay delivering a quote? What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.Q.
The normal legal protocol is to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage Search and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches for example Official Search of whole without priority.Q.
Your instructed property lawyer will always check if the property is located within a conservation area and whether any alterations have required permission.
In the absence of any appropriate consents, your solicitor will give you professional advice on the options, which include seeking retrospective consent from Ceredigion local authority or taking out indemnity insurance.Q.
Simply, instructing as early as possible is better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that can be performed very early in the process. Some authors advocate holding off instruction until an offer is accepted, but delays can risk the other side pulling out, particularly in uncertain market conditions.