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Transfer of Equity in Merthyr Tydfil

A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Conveyancing in Merthyr Tydfil Q & A's

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Updated: 16/01/17

Regional transport information

Merthyr Tydfil's closest train station is Merthyr Tydfil at 1 mile s. Merthyr Tydfil's closest airport is Cardiff Airport.

St Tydfils General Merthyr Tydfil is the closest hospital to Merthyr Tydfil.

Q.

How do we get fixed rate conveyancing in Merthyr Tydfil?

A.

Numerous firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms. Any additional fees needs to be fair. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

For a fast conveyancing process to buy a £871,000 home, how could we speed up the transaction?

A.

Many buyers will, correctly, argue that fast conveyancing is key is to use a proactive conveyancer. Additionally, there are a range of things you could do. These include:

  • promptly answering your conveyancer's questions
  • arranging your mortgage offer
  • keeping in regular contact with the conveyancer

Q.

Do I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor offered by the agent?

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Many agents in Gwynedd will have a referral arrangement with solicitors where they refer conveyancing clients to them. These referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as the agent may recommend the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

Q.

In what ways can my Merthyr Tydfil property solicitor report back on the risk of possible flooding to properties in Merthyr Tydfil for a Fifties home I am intending to buy?

A.

The conveyancing lawyer makes an application for conveyancing and environmental searches that should include Merthyr Tydfil historical flood risk data.

Q.

I am planning on buying a unique flat in one of the Merthyr Tydfil conservation area, how do I lay my hands on details about the standard of upkeep?

A.

Local conservation areas are specified by the local Merthyr Tydfil planning authority, who maintain everything from whether trees can be cut down to the thwarting of poorly maintained public spaces. English Heritage, a government body, maintain details in relation to the state of conservation areas along with the vulnerability.

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What is gazumping?

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Gazumping describes when a property seller acknowledges a low offer and then dismisses it, selecting instead a greater offer. This may happen weeks into a transaction. Although being gazumped is less common in a declining market, there will always be a risk. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct your solicitor early.

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The property seller appears to have added dormer windows on the maisonette in Merthyr Tydfil which might infringe conservation area guidelines

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The conveyancing solicitor will always determine whether the property is inside a conservation area and whether any modifications have appropriate permission from the local council. If no suitable consents be produced, your solicitor will recommend the alternatives which include seeking an indemnity insurance policy or seeking retrospective permission from the planning authority.

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Are the many areas of conservation in Merthyr Tydfil likely to affect us?

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There are a number of areas of conservation located near Merthyr Tydfil. Your solicitor will advise further, in regard to relevant conservation area restrictions in Merthyr Tydfil.

 
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