By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"The team to depend on throughout your home move."
If you are selling or buying a home in Gower, you will need to chose a property lawyer to carry out the legal work on your behalf.
Our conveyancing lawyers have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Gower and across Swansea and our pragmatic approach means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Our solicitors perform all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed rate.
If for any reason your Swansea move does not complete we do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees.
Using local conveyancing experience, your property lawyer will guide you through the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Parc le Breos Burial Chamber Cadw and Oxwich Castle Cadw are easily accessible from Gower.
Gower's nearest airport is Swansea Airport (3 miles). Gower's closest station is Gowerton at 6 miles.
The closest hospital for Gower is Fairwood Swansea.Q.
This issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing, but additional costs are often hiding in the small print. Any disbursements should also be included on your conveyancing quote Any additional costs found in your solicitor's terms needs to be fair.Q.
Swansea local authority enquiries carried out by your Gower property lawyer in the process of the conveyancing will find out whether the property is inside a conservation area and any evidence of planning consent for alterations will be asked for.Should no local authority consents be available your Gower conveyancing solicitor will recommend the options which may include seeking cover from an indemnity insurance policy or obtaining retrospective consent from Swansea local authority.Q.
In most cases a report on title will cover the appropriate Swansea council tax band. The latest tax rates
for Gower are listed online at the Swansea local authority site. As at, 29 September 2012, rates for all bands are:
Stamp duty mitigation is not recommended for purchases in Gower, as such schemes are costly and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself.Q.
The legal work undertaken to transfer property in Gower can endure stressful setbacks. We know how distracting such delays can be and work hard to reduce their cost by proactively handling all enquiries.Q.
An integral step in the legal due diligence process involves your conveyancer carrying out conveyancing searches (environmental) that set out some details about the Gower historical flood risk. A more in-depth flood history/risk search (e.g Homecheck) will often be advised by your property lawyer in Gower if in the event that the initial conveyancing searches suggest flood risk to the property.Q.
Homeward Legal will never charge any hidden extra fees for any reason.Q.
Whether you are buying or selling in Gower, as soon as possible, as the legal work can commence very early in the process. Instructing your solicitor sooner for a purchase allows you will the details of your Gower solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, relevant information can be sourced sooner (this is particularly true for leasehold properties).