By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for a faster property transaction."
When buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Penarth, you will need to get a lawyer to look after the legal work for you.
Our property lawyers have years of experience of conveyancing in Penarth and across the Vale Of Glamorgan and our pragmatic approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Our property lawyers handle all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed rate.
We do not charge you any conveyancing fees, if your Cardiff house move does not complete.
With local Penarth experience, our CQS solicitors will lead you through the details of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Barry Docks Lighthouse, Oriel Washington Gallery Penarth Art Gallery and Turner House Gallery Penarth Art Gallery are easily accessible from Penarth.
Penarth's nearest airport is Cardiff Airport. Bristol Airport is 21 mile away. The closest train station to Penarth is Penarth, about a mile away.
The closest hospital to Penarth is Cardiff Bay Clinic.Q.
This issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra costs may increase your final bill. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
Disbursements and fees should be clearly stated on a quote for your conveyancing, with no additional charges of any kind in the terms and conditions. This charge is a fee not a disbursement, but some solicitors do charge extra for this.Q.
Your conveyancer will advise as to the best type of search, depending on factors like lender requirements. If personal searches are used, your property solicitor might try to find a search agent wit local experience e.g Richard Steven Davies T/a Rocket Legal Services, 3 Marine Parade, Penarth, South Glamorgan, CF64 3BE Tel: 02920 703079 Fax: 02920 702495
A good conveyancer in Penarth will advise you to carry out specialist conveyancing searches (environmental) if the initial searches spots a significant risk Penarth flood risk.
You can speak to a future neighbour to gain additional local history.Q.
It is not uncommon for agents to suggest a law firm, however, such referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as an agent may select the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.Q.
Of lenders with local branches in Penarth, we closely with many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Penarth include Vale Mortgages & Finance, 9 Anchor Rd, Penarth, CF64 1SL, and Motts Mortgages, Times House/Plassey Street, Penarth, CF64 1ET. The property lawyer handling your case will be able to provide more information.Q.
This happens when an offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the house seller, selecting instead a higher offer. Because acceptance of an offer is not binding on the seller until exchange of contracts, there is a risk of gazumping. Instructing a conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible is a key first step to reducing this risk.Q.
The SDLT you will owe depends on the house's value. Stamp duty will be £26240 on a £656000 house or flat (information correct December 2012).