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If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Ceredigion, you will need to appoint a lawyer to carry out the legal work for you. Our property lawyers have many years’ experience helping home buyers and sellers in Ceredigion, and our pragmatic approach means that we move you in the shortest possible time.

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Conveyancing in Ceredigion: A mover's guide

On the west coast of Wales lies the stunning county of Ceredigion, long regarded as one of the best places to live in the whole UK.

One of the most sparsely populated parts of the county, Ceredigion more than makes up for its lack of residents with glorious beaches, picture-perfect rural villages and superb quality of life.

Inspired to move far from the madding crowds? We've got all you need to know about conveyancing in Ceredigion.

What does conveyancing in Ceredigion involve?

When you buy, sell, remortgage or transfer equity from a property, conveyancing is the term used for the paperwork and legal formalities that are part of the process. For example, if you are buying a home in Ceredigion, a conveyancing solicitor will request searches, negotiate the price, exchange contracts and transfer the funds on completion day. Our Ceredigion conveyancing solicitors are all fully qualified professionals who do all the hard work on your behalf. Read more here on Homeward Legal's conveyancing services.


How do I get a quote conveyancing in Ceredigion?

Use our online quote builder to get a quote for conveyancing in Ceredigion on screen in minutes. All we need is some information about your transaction, about you and the property. You can call our team seven days a week on . Or, if you prefer, ask for a callback at a convenient time.


How much does conveyancing in Ceredigion cost?

No one-price-fits-all for conveyancing in Ceredigion, and the final bill will depend on several factors, such as the value of the property involved. A Ceredigion conveyancing transaction will include solicitors' and Land Registry fees, costs for a surveyor and Land Transaction Tax for a buyer. The final bill will also include fees for searches and bank transfers. For an idea of conveyancing costs in Ceredigion, check out our guide to average conveyancing fees in 2020.

The conveyancing process explained

Read our step-by-step guide to the conveyancing process.

Where are Ceredigion's best home-mover destinations?

Look no further than the harbour town of Cardigan, named as one of the UK's Best Places to Live in the Sunday Times' 2020 list, the judges describing it as “arty, crafty and down to earth”.

The county town of Aberystwyth is home to the University of Aberystwyth and also a historic seaside resort. Check out the busy market town of Lampeter or the appealing coastal locations of Aberaeron, New Quay and Borth.


How much does an average property cost in Ceredigion?

Property prices in this desirable part of west Wales sit at £199,226, well above the Welsh average of £172,828, according to sold property price data collected by the Land Registry.

The UK sold property price average is £239,196, according to the Land Registry.


Is conveyancing in Ceredigion slower when buying a leasehold property?

For homeowners in Wales, there are two main types of property tenure: leasehold and freehold. Leaseholders own a property only, not the land it stands, which remains in the ownership of the landowner or freeholder. The land is instead leased to the property owner, usually on a long-term basis that can last for decades and even centuries. Buying a leasehold property can occasionally be a complicated process, especially if the lease has less than 30 years to run. For properties of this type in Ceredigion, conveyancing may take a little longer. Read more about buying leasehold in our detailed guide. When you instruct a Ceredigion conveyancing solicitor through Homeward Legal, they will ask about the property's tenure and immediately ask for information on the lease from the freeholder.


Which council has control of schooling in Ceredigion?

Ceredigion County Council is the local education authority responsible for all state education. You can find out information on all schools and colleges across Ceredigion, go to the website of Estyn, the education and training inspectorate for Wales.


Is there an increased flood risk for property in Ceredigion?

All areas of Wales are susceptible to increased flooding, thanks to heavier rainfall and storms. North Ceredigion has suffered in recent years from both coastal and river flooding. No matter where you are buying in the county, ask your Ceredigion conveyancing solicitor to ask for a flood-risk search. The Natural Resources Wales website has information on all flood risks across the county.


What searches do I need for Ceredigion conveyancing?

When you instruct a conveyancing solicitor for a Ceredigion property purchase, they will conduct a series of searches to complete your transaction. We've produced a helpful guide that explains all you need to know. Here are some that may be particularly relevant to Ceredigion conveyancing:

  • Local authority search: Crucial for planning consents and information on conservation areas, including parts of Aberystwyth and Lampeter, for example.
  • Environmental search: Shows contaminated land and pollution, often a result of heavy industry.
  • Mining search: A crucial search in Ceredigion conveyancing because of historic lead and silver mining activity that reveals the location of mine shafts and tunnels.
  • Chancel repair liability search: A historic charge related to responsibility for repairs to a Church of England parish church.

Did you know?

The National Library of Wales is based in Aberystwyth, and its collection of six million books means the town (population around 18,000) has the highest ratio of books to people anywhere in the world.

Cardigan Bay, designated a Special Area of Conservation, is the largest bay in the British Isles and stretches for around 50 miles from Strumble Head in Pembrokeshire in the south to Barsdey Island off the Llyn peninsula in the north.

Whether buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity from a property in Ceredigion, conveyancing can seem complicated. Here at Homeward Legal, we ensure your conveyancing is simple and effective every time. Get a quote online or call us on . You can also request a callback at a time that suits you.


Towns and areas within this district include:

Aberaeron, Aberporth, Aberystwyth, Borth, Bow-Street, Cardigan, Lampeter, Llanarth, Llandysul, Llanon, Llanrhystud, New-Quay, Tal-y-bont, Tregaron