By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"A legal team to count on throughout your home move."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging a home in Penllergaer, you will need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor to look after the legal side of things .
Homeward Legal's solicitor network have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Penllergaer and across Swansea. Our highly proactive approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the legal work for your sale or purchase for fixed conveyancing costs in Penllergaer.
If for any reason your Swansea house move does not complete we do not charge you any property legal fees.
With Penllergaer conveyancing expertise, your solicitor will guide you through every aspect of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest airport to Penllergaer is Swansea Airport (5 miles). Penllergaer's nearest train station is Gowerton at 2 miles.
Motorists are well served with Penllergaer situated with excellent major road access about 1/2m of the M4 Junction 47 Westbound.
Garngoch Swansea is the nearest hospital for Penllergaer.Q.
Many firms purport to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional costs may inflate the final bill. A conveyancing quote should, in addition, define third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Extra costs included in the small print needs to be reasonable and only apply in cases where your lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
Homeward Legal recommend that buyers arrange a house survey. It is a fact that there are a wide range of concerns which can affect a property, which will not be addressed during a property valuation, such as wet rot or insect infestation.Q.
This takes place when a seller accepts a buyer's offer, only to refuse it, opting for a second purchaser's offer. This could occur even months into a purchase. The chance of getting gazumped is present in any transaction. You should instruct your property solicitor as soon as possible to reduce the chance of your transaction being gazumped.Q.
Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Penllergaer. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as disinfection by-products and water contaminants such as sewage.
Owners of property in Penllergaer may be subject to chancel repair liability. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Penllergaer property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate.Q.
Ordinarily, the report on title should contain the appropriate Swansea council tax band. Council tax charges for properties in Penllergaer are detailed online at the Swansea local authority site. On 15 February 2013 rates for all bands are:
The key to a fast conveyancing transaction is to use a proactive, diligent property lawyer. There are several tasks you, as the buyer, could do to get moving sooner. These include:
Both agents and mortgage brokers will recommend a conveyancer, however, these referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.