Find out more about conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff

If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Rhondda Cynon Taff, you will need to appoint a lawyer to carry out the legal work for you. Our property lawyers have many years’ experience helping home buyers and sellers in Rhondda Cynon Taff, and our pragmatic approach means that we move you in the shortest possible time.

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Conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff: A mover's guide

The stunning valleys in the county of Rhondda Cynon Taff may once have been an industrial heartland, but today these picturesque locations are reinventing themselves as ideal commuter bases.

With a variety of properties, from traditional terraces to newbuilds, Rhondda Cynon Taff has appeal to all types of home movers.

Want to know more? Read on to find out all you need to know about a home move and conveyancing in the county of Rhondda Cynon Taff.

What does conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff involve?

Conveyancing is the term that covers all the paperwork and legal formalities for buying and selling property. Anyone who intends to remortgage or to transfer equity from a home will also require a conveyancing solicitor in Rhondda Cynon Taff. As part of the conveyancing process, a conveyancing solicitor requests searches, negotiates on price, arranges to exchange contracts and transfers the funds on completion day. Our Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing solicitors take care of all the legal legwork on your behalf. Read more here Homeward Legal's conveyancing services.

How do I get a quote for conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff?

Our online quote builder will give you a quote for conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff in minutes. Simply choose the transaction you need and enter a few details about yourself as well as the property. If you want to talk through the quote, you can arrange a callback at a time that's convenient to you. Or call our team direct on seven days a week.

How much does conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff cost?

All conveyancing transactions are unique, which means the final bill depends on factors such as the value of the property and whether it is freehold or leasehold. A Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing bill will include solicitors' fees, surveyor costs, Land Registry fees, Land Transaction Tax and more. Our guide to average conveyancing fees will help you gauge the costs involved in conveyancing for a Rhondda Cynon Taff sale or purchase.

The conveyancing process explained

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Where are Rhondda Cynon Taff's best home-mover destinations?

With the valleys only around a 45-minute drive from Cardiff, the appeal of the affordable properties here is only going to grow, particularly as savvy home buyers will get more bang for their buck in Rhondda Cynon Taff than in neighbouring counties.

The three valleys that make up the county each have their own urban centre: In the Taff Valley, Pontypridd is the main town; the Cynon Valley has Aberdare; and Porth is the Rhondda's biggest centre. The county town is Pontypridd,

Llantrisant - translated as the town of the three saints - is one of the best commuting spots, just 13 miles from Cardiff, while the county town of Pontypridd has excellent schools and transport links.

How much does an average property cost in Rhondda Cynon Taff?

Property prices in Rhondda Cynon Taff are among the cheapest in all of Wales. According to the latest sold house prices from the Land Registry, the average home in the county sells for £120,602, well below the Welsh average of £173,982 and almost exactly half the UK average sold price of £239,196.

Is conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff slower when buying a leasehold property?

There are two main types of property tenure in Wales: freehold and leasehold. Freehold means the property owner also owns the land on which the property stands. Leasehold means only owning the property and leasing the land for a specific period, with a lease usually running for decades or even centuries. Conveyancing for leasehold property in Rhondda Cynon Taff may take longer because a solicitor must request a leasehold pack from the freeholder (landowner). Matters may be complicated further if the lease is close to expiry. We've prepared a detailed guide to buying leasehold. When you instruct a Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing solicitor through Homeward Legal, they make the necessary enquiries for buying leasehold.

Which council has control of schooling in Rhondda Cynon Taff?

The local education authority is Rhondda Cynon Taff Borough County Council. You can find more information on schools and colleges across Rhondda Cynon Taff on the website of Estyn, the education and training inspectorate for Wales.

Is there increased flood risk in Rhondda Cynon Taff?

The geography of the valleys of Rhondda Cynon Taff means that this area is very susceptible to flood risk, particularly surface water from heavy rain. To ensure you are fully informed of any potential issues, ask your Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing solicitor to instruct a flood-risk search. For an indication of long-term flood risk, go to the Natural Resources Wales website.

What searches do I need for Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing?

A Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing solicitor will ask for a series of searches to complete your transaction. We've prepared a helpful guide. However, for conveyancing in Rhondda Cynon Taff, the following searches may be particularly relevant:

  • Mining search: Rhondda Cynon Taff's long history of mining makes this search crucial for identifying areas of old mining shafts and tunnels.
  • Local authority search: Crucial for planning and information on conservation areas, such as Llantrisant, Pontypridd town centre and Aberdare.
  • Environmental search: Reveals details of contaminated land and pollution, particularly on former industrial sites and brownfield land development.
  • Chancel repair liability search: A rare historic charge related to responsibility for repairs to the local Church of England parish church.

Did you know?

Pontypridd's Rocking Stone, known as Y Maen Chwyf in Welsh, is a glacial boulder dating from the Ice Age that is the centre piece of a circle of smaller stones created in the 19th century and used for a Gorsedd or gathering of bards.

On the northern edge of the county of Rhondda Cynon Taff is Craig y Ddinas, a 45-metre vertical limestone cliff and waterfall topped by an Iron Age hillfort that, legend says, is the resting place of King Arthur.

Making Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing easy

We are here to make your Rhondda Cynon Taff conveyancing journey problem-free and cost-effective. Get an instant online quote or talk directly to Homeward Legal's team on about conveyancing for a property purchase or sale, remortgaging a current home or a transfer of equity. We're open seven days with late nights Monday to Friday and are always happy to call you back at a time that suits.

Towns and areas within this district include:

Abercynon, Aberdare, Beddau, Church-Village, Cilfynydd, Ferndale, Hirwaun, Llanharan, Llantrisant, Llantwit-Fardre, Miskin, Mountain-Ash, Pentre, Pontyclun, Pontypridd, Porth, Talbot-Green, Tonteg, Tonypandy, Tonyrefail, Treforest, Treorchy