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Updated: 24/11/16

Intending to relocate to the Arthog area? Some handy local public transport and services information

The closest station to Arthog is Morfa Mawddach. Caernarfon Airport Airport is 30 miles from Arthog.

Dolgellau is the closest hospital.


I need low cost conveyancing in Arthog , we are on a tight budget.


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many homeowners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many solicitors offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


In respect of the serious river flooding in Wales we are thinking that conveyancing searches (environmental) may not be thorough enough?


Environmental searches applied for by a Arthog conveyancer should also include the more in depth search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

Sometimes home buyers to get in touch with a neighbour to get further confidence.


We are intending to buy in Arthog. Are there any conservation areas in the area?


Areas considered to be of historical or architectural value, like stretches of canals, may be defined as conservation areas. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works and provide more details for conservation areas in Arthog.


I f I read up on handling the legal side of home moving as a buyer of a house , Would it be a good idea to carry out the conveyancing on a DIY basis myself?


Theoretically there are no arguments why you shouldn't handle the conveyancing unaided.

However, a conveyancing solicitor in Arthog juggles a large array of tasks ranging from approving enquiries on searches or ensuring the seller is the rightful owner which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified professional.


Should we get a chancel search if we are intending to buy in the parish of Arthog, near Arthog?


A lawyer may suggest that a chancel search be taken out. Through some Parochial Church Councils have exercised their right to charge chancel repairs on new owners of land subject to chancel liability, it is not possible to be certain that a parish where dues have not recently been paid will not automatically be the case for future owners, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.


Our estate agent in Chipping Campden has offered a solicitors firm. Do I need to use this firm?


It is not uncommon for agents to suggest a conveyancing solicitor. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, it may be the case that the agent recommends the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.


Are you experienced enough to act quickly on the conveyancing of property auction properties in Arthog?


Indeed we specialise in auctions and do frequently get instructed by sellers at auction. It is a shrewd move for auction buyers to appoint an experienced firm as early as possible to allow for a detailed review of the property's legal title before the property auction.

Subsequently, immediately after the auction day your selected lawyer is wholly geared up to finishing the transaction within the limited time frame as usually required by the terms of sale.


What is the council tax on a Fifties semi-detached house in Arthog?


In most cases the conveyancer's title report should give the appropriate Gwynedd council tax band. The correct charges for homes in Arthog are listed at the Gwynedd council site. At the time of writing (21/02/2013) band rates are:

  • Band A - £851.69
  • Band B - £993.64
  • Band C - £1,135.59
  • Band D - £1,277.54
  • Band E - £1,561.44
  • Band F - £1,845.34
  • Band G - £2,129.23
  • Band H - £2,555.08