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Carmarthen Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Carmarthen is 4% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 2 Average time frame of 70 days for registration of title in Carmarthen
  • 3 997 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Carmarthen
  • 4 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 5 August was the busiest month and September was the next busiest month while March was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Carmarthen

Examples of recent conveyancing in Carmarthen since September 2023*


of flat Banc Y Ddraenen SA18 3SR, at buying amount of £100,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title


of semi-detached property, Delfryn, SA18 3TT completing on 22/09/2023 at a price of £242,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence residence, Llwyncrwn, SA15 5UD completing on 11/09/2023 at a price of £152,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title


of detached residence property, Caeffynnon Road, SA18 2TH completing on 08/09/2023 at a price of £220,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Carmarthen

Can conveyancing in Carmarthen to be concluded within a month?

First, If you are under time constraints to sign contracts we would recommend that your conveyancer is familiar with the location as they will benefit local connections and knowledge. It is even conceivable that they would have transacted previoushomes in the same road. Therefore consider using a Carmarthen conveyancing lawyer. Second, double check that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is estimated that 18% of Carmarthen conveyancing transactions are frustrated or derailed after discovering a purchaser’s conveyancer was not on their banks list of approved solicitors. In many cases this discovery resulted in the conveyancing being frustrated by as much as 21 days. It is believed that this issue affects in the region of 100,000 home moves annually. Most Carmarthen conveyancing practices can not act for certain mortgage companies so do check at the outset.

My colleague suggested that where I am purchasing in Carmarthen I should ask my conveyancer to execute a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Carmarthen conveyancing searches. It is a large report of about 40 pages, listing and setting out significant information about Carmarthen around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Carmarthen Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime details, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Carmarthen.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £195,000 and found one round the corner in Carmarthen I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it only has 49 years on the lease. There is not much else in Carmarthen in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease will be an issue. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the property for at least 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for residential conveyancing in Carmarthen. I've stumble across a site which seems to have the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all the legals done via phone that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?

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?

What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Carmarthen conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a solicitor for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Carmarthen conveyancing practice) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We recommend that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Carmarthen conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be helpful:

    What are the charges for lease extension work? How familiar is the firm with lease extension legislation?

I am the registered owner of a 1 bedroom flat in Carmarthen, conveyancing was carried out half a dozen years ago. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Carmarthen with over 90 years remaining are worth £201,000. The ground rent is £45 invoiced every year. The lease expires on 21st October 2088

You have 65 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to range between £13,300 and £15,400 plus costs.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we are not able to supply the actual costs in the absence of comprehensive due diligence. You should not use this information in tribunal or court proceedings. There may be other concerns that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward based on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

Are you able recommend a good property lawyer to do the purchase of a flat in Carmarthen. With any luck we will secure the flat for £165000 with a mortgage from Skipton. We live in Carmarthen but dont mind where they are.

The purpose of this site is limited to being a directory service for solicitors who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Skipton in certain areas for example Carmarthen . We dont recommend any particular solicitor.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Carmarthen regulated by the SRA

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

  • Ccw Law Solicitors Limited, The Old Surgery 5 Church Stre, Llandybie, Ammanford, Dyfed, SA18 3HZ

Sale in Carmarthen is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Sending draft papers to the lawyer acting for the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to additional questions from the purchaser’s lawyer
  • Agreeing the transfer deed
  • Answering requisitions raised by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and redeeming the mortgage (if appropriate)

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Carmarthen normally includes the following:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing lender (where applicable)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drawing up Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Communicating with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the new ownership and the mortgage (where relevant) at the HMLR.

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

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