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Main reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Cardiff Bay

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Cardiff Bay
  • 2 You can rest easier when select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Cardiff Bay has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party are located in Cardiff Bay - if so both parties are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 4 Cardiff Bay property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Cardiff Bay home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 5 Cardiff Bay conveyancers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Cardiff Bay conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Cardiff Bay since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cardiff Bay

I am expecting a mortgage with Lloyds. I would like to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Cardiff Bay. Does the Lloyds Conveyancing panel exclude Licensed Conveyancers?

The Lloyds conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, associated to the CML or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

It is is a decade since I bought my home in Cardiff Bay. Conveyancing solicitors have just been retained on the sale but I am unable to find my deeds. Will this cause complications?

You need not be too concerned. First there is a chance that the deeds will be kept by the lender or they could be in the possession of the lawyers who handled the purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the property will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing solicitors obtaining up to date copy of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Cardiff Bay relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is not registered it adds to the complexity but is not insurmountable.

I am selling my home in Cardiff Bay. Will the conveyancer have to be on the UBS conveyancing panel in order to deal with redeeming my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the UBS conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently currently.

I opted to have a survey completed on a property in Cardiff Bay prior to appointing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to give a mortgage on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can investigate further via the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Cardiff Bay. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Cardiff Bay especially if they are familiar with such properties in Cardiff Bay.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Cardiff Bay. I have stumble upon a site which looks to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all formalities done via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I only have Seventy years remaining on my lease in Cardiff Bay. I now want to get lease extension but my landlord is absent. What should I do?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the Court. You will be obliged to prove that you have used your best endeavours to find the freeholder. In some cases a specialist should be helpful to conduct investigations and prepare an expert document which can be accepted by the court as evidence that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer in relation to investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court overseeing Cardiff Bay.

I own a basement flat in Cardiff Bay, conveyancing formalities finalised September 2006. Can you let me have an estimated range of the fair premium for a lease extension? Similar properties in Cardiff Bay with an extended lease are worth £180,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £65 per annum. The lease finishes on 21st October 2083

You have 59 years remaining on your lease we estimate the premium for your lease extension to span between £20,900 and £24,200 as well as costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of detailed investigations. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional concerns that need to be taken into account and clearly you should be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. Neither should you take any other action based on this information before getting professional advice.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Cardiff Bay regulated by the SRA

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

  • Spencer Skuse & Potter Limited, 7 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5EE
  • Jmd Law Limited, 26-28 James Street, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5EX
  • Acuity Legal Limited, 3 Assembly Square, Britannia Quay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4PL
  • Hugh James Involegal Llp, Fusion Point 2, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5BF
  • Colin Jones Clarke & Hartland Solicitors, Williams House, 11-15 Columbus Walk, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4BY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Cardiff Bay regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Cardiff Bay practicing in commercial conveyancing in Cardiff Bay. This should include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Spencer Skuse & Potter Limited, 7 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5EE
  • Acuity Legal Limited, 3 Assembly Square, Britannia Quay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4PL
  • Hugh James Involegal Llp, Fusion Point 2, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5BF
  • Morgan Rostron, Earl Cunningham Court, 13 Schooner Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4DZ
  • Colin Jones Clarke & Hartland Solicitors, Williams House, 11-15 Columbus Walk, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4BY

Planning law solicitors in Cardiff Bay regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Cardiff Bay with expertise in planning law. This will likely include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Acuity Legal Limited, 3 Assembly Square, Britannia Quay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4PL
  • Hugh James Involegal Llp, Fusion Point 2, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5BF
  • Capital Law Llp, Capital Building, Tyndall Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4AZ
  • Insight Law Llp, The Maltings, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 5EZ
  • Hugh James, Hodge House, 114-116 St. Mary Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1DY

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

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