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Conveyancing in Abercarn : Keep it Local

Reasons to use our Abercarn conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Abercarn regularly deal withlocal concerns specific to Abercarn and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 2 Abercarn lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Abercarn home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 Notwithstanding what alternative lawyers advise it may be important to attend your conveyancer to execute documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a conveyancing transaction without having to add Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Abercarn has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Abercarn is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Abercarn since June 2022*


of semi residence, Twyn Place, NP11 5JX completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £181,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer


of semi residence, Oak Street, NP11 5JH completing on 04/07/2022 at a price of £160,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of terraced property, Chapel Street, NP11 5JN completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £140,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers


of terraced premises, Wood Street, NP11 7EN completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £125,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Abercarn

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a property in Abercarn. We have hit a stumbling block. The loan offer with Britannia runs out on 16/11/2022 but the owners are insisting on a completion date of 18/11/2022. Can one extend the loan offer?

The person best placed to deal with your question is your solicitors who should calculate if he or she is better off negotiating with the bank, owner’s lawyers, estate agents or possibly all parties based on the history of your house move to date.

As a FTB what is the most important advice you can impart regarding purchase conveyancing in Abercarn?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Abercarn and elsewhere in Caerphilly is an adversarial experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for confrontation between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. E.g., the vendor, selling agent and sometimes the bank. Selecting a solicitor for your conveyancing in Abercarn should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the process whose responsibility is to act in your legal interests and to keep you safe.

On occasion a potential adversary will try and persuade you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the selling agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your lawyer is slow. Or your financial adviser may advise you to do something that is contrary to your lawyers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

What is the optimum way to investigate if the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Abercarn is on the mortgage lender’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Alliance & Leicester thus paying £192.00 in another set of conveyancing invoice.

You should take advantage of the find a lender approved solicitor tool on this site. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Abercarn’ or your location and you will discover numerous solicitors based in Abercarn or nearest you.

My husband and I are 3 weeks into a leasehold purchase having been referred to solicitors by the selling agent to execute conveyancing in Abercarn. I am not happy. Can you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A conveyancer would need to be very bad to suggest diss instructing them. Has the mortgage been generated? In the event that it has you must make them aware of the new contact details and have the offer are re-sent. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the lenders panel to avoid added costs and complications. That should be your first question of the new solicitors. Our find a solicitor tool will help you find a lender approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Abercarn

I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that seems to tick a lot of boxes, at a great price which is making it more attractive. I have since been informed that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Abercarn. Conveyancing lawyers have are soon to be instructed. Will my lawyers set out the risks of buying a leasehold house in Abercarn ?

The majority of houses in Abercarn are freehold and not leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local conveyancer who is familiar with the area who can help the conveyancing process. We note that you are purchasing in Abercarn in which case you should be looking for a Abercarn conveyancing practitioner and be sure that they are used to transacting on leasehold houses. First you will need to check the unexpired lease term. As a lessee you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease comes with conditions such as requiring the freeholder’spermission to conduct alterations. It may be necessary to pay a maintenance charge towards the maintenance of the estate where the property is located on an estate. Your conveyancer should appraise you on the various issues.

Abercarn Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    If a Abercarn lease has less than eighty years it will impact the marketability of the flat. Check with your bank that they are content with remaining years on the lease. Leases with less than 80 years remaining means that you will most likely have to extend the lease sooner rather than later and it is worth finding out how much this would cost. For most Abercarnlease extensions you will need to own the property for a couple of years before you are entitled to exercise a lease extension. Are there any major works on the horizon that will likely add a premium to the service fees? Best to be warned whether window replacement or some other major work is due in the near future to be shared amongst the tenants and will dramatically impact the level of the service charges or require a one time payment.

We have recently had a bid accepted on our 1st home in Abercarn, and are now looking to get solicitors appointed. We have utilised the numerous comparison based websites and the fee estimates are from all across the England and Wales. Is it important to have a Abercarn lawyer local to our prospective property? We are happy to do everything electronically, but I am thinking at some stage we will need to physically go into the property lawyer's office to sign papers?

The property lawyer does not have to be in Abercarn, but opting for local means that you can go in if required, by way of example, if a signature is needed urgently. Furthermore, a Abercarn solicitor have established relationships with local agents and (if the vendor has instructed a local solicitor) with them, which will help smooth the process.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Abercarn regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Abercarn but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Jill Jones & Co, High Meadow House, High Meadow, Abercarn, Newport, Gwent, NP11 5AE
  • Granville-west Chivers & Morgan, Somerset Chambers, 1 Tynewydd Terrace, Newbridge, Caerphilly, NP11 4LS
  • Granville-west Chivers & Morgan Incorporating G. Edward Williams & Son, Po Box 1, 182 High Street, Blackwood, Caerphilly, NP12 1YB
  • P D Law Limited, 183 High Street, Blackwood, Caerphilly, NP12 1ZF
  • T S Edwards & Son, 1 The Square, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF82 7DU

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Abercarn

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Abercarn specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Jill Jones & Co, High Meadow House, High Meadow, Abercarn, Newport, Gwent, NP11 5AE
  • P D Law Limited, 183 High Street, Blackwood, Caerphilly, NP12 1ZF
  • Owen & O'sullivan, 5 The Square, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF82 7DU
  • Michael Leighton Jones & Co, Suite 3, Tredomen Innovation Centre, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF82 7FQ
  • Newbold And Co, 12 Russell Street, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 1EA

Purchase conveyancing in Abercarn ordinarily entails the following:

  • Lawyer instructed by the buyer once the offer has been accepted
  • Examining the title to the premises
  • Carrying out Abercarn property searches for the title
  • Reviewing draft sale agreement and other papers forwarded by the seller’s property lawyer
  • Submitting enquiries with the vendor’s property lawyer
  • Negotiating the purchase contract
  • Considering the replies given by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Guiding the purchasing in respect of the loan offer: (if appropriate)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Completion of and submitting to HMRC the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the new ownership and the mortgage (where relevant) at the Land Registry.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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