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Updated: 06/12/16

Local transport information

Gowerton station is approximately 2 miles from Killay. The nearest airport to Killay is Swansea Airport (2 miles).

The most convenient hospital to Killay is Fairwood Swansea.


What will the overall charge be on the sale of a £222,000 property? I need to find fixed rate Killay conveyancing.


The lack of clarity surrounding this topic catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many law firms purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often additional charges will be included in the terms of engagement that homeowners often do not check. Extras included in terms and conditions needs to be reasonable. They be applicable solely where the solicitor must complete additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A conveyancing quote must also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Do you have good solicitors that carry out the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Killay?


Yes - Our firm often work for sellers at auction. Our specialist lawyers have worked for many bidders at regional property auctions such as Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Clever buyers at auction always formally appoint a SRA regulated solicitors practice as fast as they can to give enough time for a full report. well before the day of the auction.

Following the property auction date your now prepared solicitor will be ready for completing the conveyancing within the usual 28 days as typically required .


Which government authority is responsible for publishing the state of neglect Killay and Killay conservation areas?


Conservation areas are created by the local Swansea planning authority, who preserve the state of the area including things like poorly maintained public spaces, extensions and the upkeep of public spaces. English Heritage have conducted a survey and created records in relation to the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas along with the trend of the area.


Will I need a chancel search when we are purchasing on the same road as a 14th Century church in Killay?


Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. After the passing of an Act in 2002, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. Your solicitor can provide more details.


Apparently, cadmium soil contamination may be an issue in Killay. Can you advise?


Even where some contamination has occurred in Killay, risk levels are usually low. Metal contamination of soil in Killay is more likely to occur near ex-industrial sites or ex-landfills. Data on other contaminants, like industrial storage, will also be included in an environmental search.


Which Killay mortgage lender panels are you a member of?


Of lenders with local branches nearby Killay, we with many. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include J L M Financial Services Ltd, 14 Brynymor Rd, Swansea, SA1 4JQ, Hughes Diane, 27 Coedsaeson Cr, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 9DG, and Jones Bathan, 7a John St, Llanelli, SA15 1UH.


Do I need a house surveyor to inspect this property purchase?


It is advised that you instruct a RICS surveyor to perform a survey. There can be a range of issues that can affect a property, such as settlement. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


Flood searches may be all well and good but considering climate change for instance the flooding in 2012 are they still appropriate to identify sufficient information about the ever changing Killay flood risk area?


A property lawyer in Killay will recommend that you carry out food risk searches if the first conveyancing searches establishes a any kind of Killay flood risk area data

You can always contact a future neighbour for additional added insight.