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If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Flintshire, 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 Flintshire, and our pragmatic approach means that we move you in the shortest possible time.

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Conveyancing in Flintshire: A mover's guide

On the border area between England and Wales, the county of Flintshire still carries the physical remnants of ancient conflict in its castle ruins.

Today Flintshire is a thriving, welcoming location, its proximity to neighbouring English counties marking it out as an excellent commuter base while its beautiful landscape ensures it's equally as appealing for those who prefer a quiet life al fresco.

Read on to find out all you need to know about a home move and conveyancing in Flintshire.

What does conveyancing in Flintshire involve?

Conveyancing refers to all the paperwork and formalities that are part of the moving process. Whether buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity from a property, a Flintshire conveyancing solicitor takes care of all the legal work involved. This will include requesting searches, negotiating on price, drawing up and exchanging contracts and much more. Read more here on the full extent of Homeward Legal's conveyancing services.

How do I get a quote conveyancing in Flintshire?

Getting a quote for conveyancing in Flintshire is simple and can be done in minutes. On our online quote builder, select your transaction of choice and enter a few details about yourself and the property. You'll get an instant quote on your screen and confirmation of your quote via email. Or call Homeward Legal on seven days a week to get a quote in minutes. You can even arrange a callback at a time that's convenient to you.

How much does conveyancing in Flintshire cost?

When it comes to conveyancing in Flintshire, the final bill will depend on several factors, such as the value of the property involved. A Flintshire 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 Flintshire, check out our guide to average conveyancing fees.

The conveyancing process explained

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

Where are Flintshire's best home-mover destinations?

The biggest town in Flintshire is Connah's Quay, which sits at the mouth of the River Dee, and is close to the likes of Chester and Ellesmere Port. Flint, the former county town, is a few miles west on the Dee estuary, while further inland the likes of Holywell, Buckley and Mold are still easily reachable for commuters.

Mold is a traditional market town with lots to commend it to home movers, such as its beautiful location by the Clwydian mountain range. For more rural living, look to Penyffordd, Greenfield and Hawarden.

How much does an average property cost in Flintshire?

Flintshire's proximity to more expensive English counties means its property prices are higher than average than much of Wales. According to sold house price data from the Land Registry, the average property sells for £175,295 in Flintshire, slightly above the Welsh average of £172,828. Those Flintshire prices still compare very favourably with the UK sold property price average of £239,196.

Is conveyancing in Flintshire slower when buying a leasehold property?

Homeowners in Wales usually have one of 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 then leased to the property owner, usually on a long-term basis that can last for decades and even centuries. It's vital that a home buyer knows the legal status of the property they're bidding on. When you instruct a Flintshire conveyancing solicitor, they will request a leasehold information pack from the freeholder that will detail everything about the property and lease. A slow response to this request can mean the transaction itself takes a little longer to complete. Find out more about buying leasehold in our detailed guide.

Which council has control of schooling in Flintshire?

Flintshire County Council is the local education authority here. Find out everything you need to know about Flintshire schools and colleges on the website of Estyn, the education and training inspectorate for Wales.

Is there an increased flood risk for property in Flintshire?

All areas of Wales are susceptible to increased flooding, thanks to heavier rainfall and storms. For example, the River Dee has been at the centre of a number of recent flood events and warnings. No matter where you are buying in the county, ask your Flintshire conveyancing solicitor to request a flood-risk search., which will identify potential issues. For more information, go to the Natural Resources Wales website.

What searches do I need for Flintshire conveyancing?

When you instruct a conveyancing solicitor for a Flintshire 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. Some that may be particularly relevant to Flintshire conveyancing are:

  • Local authority search: Crucial for planning consents and information on conservation areas, including the centres of Flint, Holywell and Mold, along with 18 other villages across the county.
  • Environmental search: Shows contaminated land and pollution, often a result of heavy industry.
  • Mining search: A crucial search in Flintshire conveyancing because of historic lead mining activity, which will reveal 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?

St Winefride's Well in Holywell is said to be the oldest continually visited pilgrimage site in the UK, having welcomed pilgrims and visitors for more than 1,300 years. Visitors who have used its healing waters include Richard the Lionheart and Henry V who gave thanks there for victory after Agincourt.

Flint Castle was the first of Edward I's “iron ring” of royal castles built across Wales, with work beginning on the fortress in 1277. Its design was copied for larger, later castles including Rhuddlan and Harlech.

Are you planning to buy, sell, remortgage or transfer equity from a property in Flintshire? Conveyancing can feel like a daunting process, but Homeward Legal can help you keep it simple and hassle-free. Get a quote online in a matter of moments, call us on or request a callback. Conveyancing in Flintshire doesn't have to be complicated, and we're here to help your move go through without a hitch.

Towns and areas within this district include:

Bagillt, Broughton, Bryn-Y-Baal, Brynford, Buckley, Caergwrle, Caerwys, Cilcain, Connahs-Quay, Deeside, Ewloe, Flint, Greenfield, Gwernaffield, Halkyn, Hawarden, Higher-Kinnerton, Holywell, Leeswood, Lixwm, Mancot, Mold, Mynydd-Isa, Nannerch, Northop, Northop-Hall, Pantymwyn, Pentre-Halkyn, Penyffordd, Rhosesmor, Saltney, Shotton, Sychdyn, Trelogan, Treuddyn