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5 reasons to use our service to assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Fairwater

  • 1 This site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Fairwater will be carried out by a solicitor on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Fairwater are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Fairwater and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Fairwater has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 4 Excellent communication and pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Fairwater home moves can become significantly more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have very good personal links with Fairwater selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Fairwater since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Fairwater

We previously chose conveyancing lawyers locally in Fairwater on the UBS solicitor approved list. They are now charging me a further fee for dealing with the UBS mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee specified by UBS?

As unfair as it may appear, as long as it’s in their Terms of Engagement or Quote then yes your solicitor may levy a fee for this. This charge is not set by UBS but by your Fairwater conveyancing practitioner. Some firms on the UBS panel will levy an ‘acting for lender’ fee and others do not.

My wife and I are spending time looking at flats in Fairwater and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancing practitioner in place at this point? I will be getting a home loan with Yorkshire BS.

You should start requesting conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the selling agent. Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Yorkshire BS, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel.

My sealed bid on a detached house in Fairwater has been accepted, the vendors do nevertheless have a tied purchase. The vendors have put an offer on a property, however it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. I have instructed a high street conveyancing solicitor in Fairwater. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage application with RBS started?

It is understandable to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is in the region of £1k, then survey, Fairwater conveyancing search fees, etc). First, you must check that your property lawyer is on the RBS approved list. Regarding the subsequent stages this very much dictated by the specifics of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a rising market the majority of buyers will apply for a home loan with RBS and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they ask their conveyancer to press on with searches.

We are selling our house in Fairwater and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being built land that was not decontaminated. A high street Fairwater lawyer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers are using an internet conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Fairwater. We have lived in Fairwater for three years we know that this is a non issue. Should we contact our local Authority to get confirmation that the buyers are looking for.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer already. Are they able to advise? You should check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same sickness)

I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Fairwater. Now, I need the documents but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Fairwater of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I'm buying my first flat in Fairwater with a mortgage from Nationwide Building Society. The builders would not move on the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The estate agent advised me not inform my conveyancer about this deal as it may affect my loan with Nationwide Building Society. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Is it simple use the search tool to locate a conveyancing practitioner in Fairwater on the authorised to act for my mortgage?

Step one is to select a mortgage company such as Birmingham Midshires, Leeds Building Society or Alliance & Leicester then type in your preferred area for example Fairwater. Conveyancing organisations in Fairwater and across England and Wales should be identified.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Fairwater. I've discover a site which looks to be the perfect solution If there is a chance to get all this stuff done via web that would be preferable. 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?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Fairwater

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Fairwater specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Evans And Jones Solicitors Llp, 1st Floor Offices, 8b Station Road, Radyr, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF15 8AA
  • James Morgan, 18a Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 1DG
  • Churchgate Legal Llp, 14a Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 7BQ
  • Malloy & Barry, 194 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF5 1GW
  • Malekin Law Limited, 270 North Road, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF14 3BL

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Fairwater regulated by the CLC

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

Planning law solicitors in Fairwater regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Fairwater specialising in planning law. This will likely include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Hek Jones Limited, Hek Jones, 104 Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 3LY
  • Hugh James, Hodge House, 114-116 St. Mary Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1DY
  • Glamorgan Law Llp, 15 St Andrews Crescent, Cf10 3db, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3DB
  • Geldards Llp, Dumfries House, Dumfries Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3ZF
  • Berry Smith Llp, Haywood House, Dumfries Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3GA

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

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