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Conveyancing in Port Talbot Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/07/17

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.


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


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.


What causes purchase conveyancing work to take months to complete?


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.


What do conveyancing searches refer to?


Conveyancing searches are enquiries raised by the buyer's solicitor via one of several specific authorities, which may include a chancel liability search, and deal with legal facets of the purchase.


How long can conveyancing legal work generally take? The property is also local.

For most residential property, the number of weeks taken to transfer a residence will vary. This wide range results from a number of issues affecting the property, for example, when a third party is slow to respond. Our conveyancers work hard to ensure your transaction is handled quickly, and to the highest standard of service.


What precautions can we take to defer paying stamp duty to the Revenue?


Stamp duty commonly must be paid for homes sold for over 125,000 pounds. We do not recommend home buyers arrange any stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are often uneconomical and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.


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 ?


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.


Which Port Talbot mortgage lenders do you work with?


Of lenders with local branches around Port Talbot, we beside many. Port Talbot lenders and mortgage specialists include Halifax, 58 Station Rd, Port Talbot, SA13 1RD.


What areas of conservation are there in Port Talbot?


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.