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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 Port Talbot Q & A's

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Updated: 04/12/16

Local key data:

Swansea Airport is 12 miles from Port Talbot. Cardiff Airport is 24 miles and away. The nearest station to Port Talbot is Port Talbot Parkway.

Motorists are well served with Port Talbot enjoying excellent road access very close at 1/2 mile of Junction 41 Westbound of the M4.

The most convenient hospital for Port Talbot is Neath Port Talbot.

Q.

How do we identify a genuinely cheap fee? I need to find a discount conveyancing estimate.

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The confusion over this topic catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many firms claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra charges may be added into the terms of engagement, left unread by preoccupied homeowners Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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What does the Port Talbot conveyancing solicitor do when the property I hope to invest in is within a registered conservation area and has unsympathetic PVC windows installed?

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The property lawyer is required to identify if the property is affected by a conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have appropriate consent from the Neath Port Talbot council.

In the event that no local authority consents be in evidence your solicitor will give you professional advice on the best alternative such as getting covered by an indemnity insurance policy or obtaining retrospective consent from the planning authority.

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How is contaminated land in Port Talbot checked when buying a house?

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Property can be contaminated by a range of environmental factors. Contaminants including waste disposal sites will be detailed in an appropriate search. Baglan Bay Works, Seaway Parade, N P T, SA12 7BP may be one source of local contamination.

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What areas of conservation are there in Port Talbot?

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Parts of Port Talbot considered be of historical or architectural value, like country house estates, may be designated as areas of conservation. A solicitor will address the impact buying in a conservation area may have.

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What causes purchase conveyancing work to take months to complete?

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The legal work needed to sell or purchase property may take more time than budgeted. We seek to reduce their consequences whenever possible by driving the transaction forward.

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Sudden financial circumstances dictate that we have a requirement to get going and complete on the selling of our flat in under 30 days, do Homeward Legal use fast Port Talbot conveyancing solicitors ?

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Generally house buying and selling solicitors firms are slow which usually adds huge amounts of misery to the house selling process.

Homeward Legal only ever work with conveyancing property lawyers who are focused on speed and will always communicate up the property chain (sequence of buyers and sellers) .

Moreover , Homeward Legals solicitors are selected because they have the best case management and information technology systems to exchange on your house move in minimum time.

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Conveyancers in Port Talbot order necessary conveyancing searches when instructed to act for a home purchaser, which specific ones?

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When getting a mortgage the building society of bank insist that particular searches, including the following Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and occasionally specific local searches such as Utilities Search.

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We are going to buy a unique maisonette in a Port Talbot conservation area, how does one get more details concerning the standard of repair of the area?

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English Heritage have assembled information about the state of conservation areas in England in addition to the risk of deterioration. Local Port Talbot conservation areas are set up by the local Neath Port Talbot planning authority, who govern everything from public spaces to the avoidance of billboards.

 
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