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  • 1 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors are based in Cardiff Bay - if so both parties will be familiar
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Examples of recent conveyancing in Cardiff Bay since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cardiff Bay

I am hoping to complete my purchase in Cardiff Bay next Tuesday. My conveyancer now wants me to supply her with proof of content and building insurance for the property as as she informs me that she is duty bound to validate that it is in order for the lender. What does the insurance need to cover?

Any lawyer on acting for mortgage companies would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in a lender’s Part 2 conditions. These requirements are not limited to conveyancing in Cardiff Bay.

We are purchasing a property and the solicitor has identified Chancel Repair to which the house may be obligated to pay because it falls into the area of such a church. She has mentioned insurance. Is this strictly warranted for conveyancing in Cardiff Bay

Unless a prior acquisition of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you can take it that conveyancing practitioners conducting conveyancing in Cardiff Bay to continue to propose a a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Cardiff Bay in advance of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to give a loan on such a premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further with the appropriate mortgage company. 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 may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I am a sole trader intending to take an assignment of a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-move-no charges for commercial conveyancing in Cardiff Bay for less than £1,200?

We can recommend firms who host a wealth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Cardiff Bay, including the disposal and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are hoping to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we will put you in touch with the right lawyer. As for the costs this will depend on the structure and complexity of the proposed transaction. Let us have your contact information or call us so that we may provide you with a fixed commercial conveyancing quote.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am disposing of a house in Newport but reside in Cardiff Bay. My lawyer (who is 300 kilometers awayhas requested that I sign a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Cardiff Bay to attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Cardiff Bay based

Frank (my husband) and I may need to rent out our Cardiff Bay garden flat for a while due to taking a sabbatical. We used a Cardiff Bay conveyancing firm in 2002 but they have closed and we did not have the foresight to seek any advice as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

Some leases for properties in Cardiff Bay do contain a provision to say that subletting is only permitted with prior consent from the landlord. The landlord is not entitled to unreasonably refuse but, in such cases, they would need to see references. Experience dictates that problems are usually caused by unsatisfactory tenants rather than owner-occupiers and for that reason you can expect the freeholder to take up the references and consider them carefully before granting permission.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Cardiff Bay - Examples of Questions you should consider Prior to buying

    Generally speaking the outlay for major works tend not to be included within maintenance charges, although some managing agents in Cardiff Bay ask leasehold owners to pay into a reserve fund created for the specific intention of building a fund for larger repairs or maintenance. The answer will be important as a) areas may cause problems in the block as the common areas may begin to deteriorate if repairs remain unpaid b) if the leasehold owners have a dispute with the managing agents you will want to know about it The best form of lease arrangement is where the freehold interest is owned by the leaseholders. In this situation the lessees benefit from being in charge if their destiny and notwithstanding that a managing agent is frequently retained where it is bigger than a house conversion, the managing agent is directed by the tenants.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Cardiff Bay regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Cardiff Bay practicing in commercial conveyancing in Cardiff Bay. This should include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Cardiff Bay regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Cardiff Bay but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, Brunel House, CF24 0ZZ
  • West Coast Conveyancing Limited, 9 Kings Road, CF11 9BZ
  • Griffiths Ings Property Lawyers Limited, 9 Kings Road, CF11 9BZ
  • Beverly Davies Penny, Brunswick House, CF5 1LJ
  • Susan Cotter & Co, 63 Merthyr Road, CF14 1DD

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

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Cardiff Bay with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on special planning controls
  • 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

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