By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for an less stressful home move."
When buying or selling in Newport, you will need to appoint a property lawyer to take care of legal work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's network of solicitors have vast experience helping home buyers and sellers in Newport and throughout Wales.Our pragmatic approach means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Conveyancing solicitors who handle all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed price.
If for any reason your Isle of Wight house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees.
With area conveyancing expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
A good lawyer will have extensive property market knowledge that isn't simply limited to the legal process. Below we address some of the more common questions we have encountered from home buyers and sellers in Newport:Q.
As corroborated by the UK census, the usual residential population of people in Newport is 488,368 spread over an area of 164,271 hectares (405,922 acres) meaning a population density of 3 people per hectare (1.2 per acre).
Newport is roughly 1 mile of junction entry 26 Westbound of the M4.
Bristol Airport is 18 miles from Newport. Cardiff Airport is 20 miles and away. The nearest train station to Newport is Newport.Q.
Newport Castle Cadw and Caerleon Amphitheatre Cadw are in Newport.
The closest hospital for Newport is St Woolos Newport.Q.
The confusion over this topic affects many buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing. However additional charges are often hiding in the terms. Any additional costs ought to be fair and reasonable. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.Q.
The conveyancing solicitor will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches, which include Newport historical flood risk data.Q.
Comparing conveyancing quotes can be difficult, considering differences in terminology. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on to the buyer at cost.
The Stamp Duty payable depends on a small number of factors, most importantly the purchase price. It will be £58450 on a £1169000 home.Q.
It is suggested that you order a building survey. There are a range of defects that can negatively affect a property, which will not be addressed during a property valuation. These can include cracks in walls and dry rot.Q.
Conservation areas denote areas of architectural merit. The solicitor handling your purchase should be able to advise further and discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.Q.
Traditionally, solicitors could carry out mortgage-related work for most lenders. A small number of lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal will act for the majority of mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.Q.
Indeed we are auction specialists and frequently work for buyers and sellers at auction. Our auction team conveyancing lawyers have been instructed by countless buyers at local property auctions, for example Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.
Clever auction buyers will pick a conveyancing firm as fast as they can for a thorough investigation of the sellers documents in advance of the day of the auction.
Subsequently, following the property auction a prepared conveyancing lawyer will be geared up to conclude the legal process in under the 4 week time frame as conventionally required by the terms and conditions of sale.