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Conveyancing in Radyr Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/07/17

Local key data:

Radyr's nearest station is Radyr. Cardiff Airport is 9 miles from Radyr.

Radyr is within 1m of the M4 Junction 32 Westbound.

The most convenient hospital is Whitchurch Cardiff.

Q.

How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Radyr?

A.

Both high-street and online conveyancers promote 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional fees may be added into the terms of engagement. Any extra costs needs to be fair and reasonable. Your conveyancing quote should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid.We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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In what ways does a solicitor in Radyr report back on the potential risk of a flood in the Radyr area on a Victorian maisonette I am buying?

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A solicitor will apply for conveyancing searches that incorporate Radyr flood risk area data information. A more detailed flood search (e.g Homecheck) may be proposed by your Radyr property solicitor if in the event that the initial searches suggest a flood risk.

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Is Radyr soil possibly contaminated by arsenic (As)?

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With this region's industrial history in parts of Radyr, top-soil contamination cannot be totally avoided. The local authority for Radyr will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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What conservation areas are there in Radyr?

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Buyers in Radyr should be aware of several local areas of conservation. Your solicitor will be able to advise further and discuss what specific restrictions are in place.

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What is the authority that is obliged for checking the state of conservation areas in Radyr?

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Conservation areas in Radyr are nominated by Cardiff who maintain the state of the area including things like vacant buildings, addition of hard standings to front and the historic layout of roads. Following a campaign, English Heritage have created details about the condition of conservation areas as well as the exposure to deterioration.

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Do we need searches for chancel liability? I am buying a flat conversion in Radyr.

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Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. Following the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise further.

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I am going to a property auction and will would like organise a fast purchase, what should we do?

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Many buyers will, correctly, argue that instructing a proactive and experienced solicitor is crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction. Consider the following when selecting:

  • Do they use email?
  • Do they use email?
  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?

Q.

Do fixtures and fittings include things like beds?

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House purchasers in Radyr are regularly frustrated by a lack of clarity over what fixtures and fittings should be included. The fixtures and fittings form is intended to avoid confusion, confirming what will be sold with the property.

 
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