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Transfer of Equity in Skewen

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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Remortgage Solicitors Skewen

Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Skewen clients every week.

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Conveyancing in Skewen Q & A's

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Updated: 29/11/16

Noted Skewen interest

Aberdulais Falls Waterfall, Neath Abbey and Gatehouse Cadw and Swansea Pavilion Repertory Theatre Historic Building are situated in Skewen.

Drivers are well served with Skewen ideally situated with very convenient motorway access nearby at under a miles of Junction 43 Westbound of the M4.

The nearest station to Skewen is Skewen and Swansea Airport is 10 miles from Skewen.

The nearest hospital to Skewen is Cimla.

Q.

I am trying to find an affordable Skewen conveyancing quote. How do we get a quote?

A.

Many online and high street firms promote supposedly cheap conveyancing, but additional fees are often hiding in the small print. The disbursements to be paid must also be stated on a conveyancing quote Any fees listed in terms and conditions should be clearly defined.

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To complete on our purchase ASAP, how do we get a fast conveyancing transaction in Skewen?

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It is a truism that fast conveyancing is crucial to is to employing a proactive, diligent conveyancer. There are a range of tasks you, as the purchaser, can also do to get moving sooner, such as, answering any queries raised by the conveyancer as soon as possible, calling or emailing your conveyancer, and chase them if you suspect any delays and arranging your mortgage offer.

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Will we need searches for chancel liability? We are buying a maisonette in Skewen.

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Owners of property near to older church buildings may be required to subsidise repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. As a consequence of a recent Act, interest over any affected land in Skewen must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search.

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What can a Skewen conveyancing solicitor recommend if the maisonette we am buying is located in a conservation area in Neath Port Talbot planning authority which seems to have inappropriate doors added?

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The local authority searches conducted by the solicitor during the conveyancing process will confirm the existence of the appropriate council approval for additions to the property. In the absence of any the necessary permissions, your Skewen conveyancer will advise you of the alternatives which include seeking from Neath Port Talbot council or buying an indemnity insurance policy.

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Is contaminated land in Skewen a concern?

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Property in Skewen is contaminated by many naturally-occurring factors, like shallow mining and nearby electrical substations. An environmental search can give more clarity. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Llancoed House, Crymlyn Tip, N P T, SA10 6HJ.

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What authority has overall responsibility for publishing the standard of the conservation areas in Skewen?

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Conservation are issues, for example street furniture, removal of front gardens for parking or street guard rails are overseen by the local Neath Port Talbot planning authority. English Heritage now maintain details about the state of repair of conservation areas in addition to the risk of getting worse.

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How many weeks should I plan for conveyancing often take, in your experience?

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Generally speaking, the amount of time required to sell or purchase a home will vary, based on several aspects. With our Skewen property specialists, your transaction is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.

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The home being purchased is on a ex-industrial use land. Is vanadium (V) top-soil contamination likely?

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There are regulations in place to manage soil contamination. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as water contaminants such as silage.

 
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