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  • 1 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Grangetown who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Grangetown are familiar with the local issues specific to Grangetown and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. Online forums often suggest that in choosing a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Grangetown - if so sets of conveyancers will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal links with Grangetown estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Grangetown since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Grangetown

I require conveyancing for a flat in a relatively new development (6 years built) in Grangetown. 95% of the flats have already been occupied. Do I need carry out the conveyancing searches as part of conveyancing in Grangetown?

You would be opening yourself up to an unnecessary risk in failing carrying out Grangetown conveyancing searches. Without searches you have no clarity over flooding, environmental etc which may mean you walk away due to potential problems down the line. If you are buying without a mortgage there is no legal necessity to have them, but we would seriously advise in no uncertain terms that your solicitor conducts them. If speed and price are top of your issues you should discuss with your solicitor about the possibility of search insurance

My flat in Grangetown is up for sale and I have a buyer. Will the conveyancer need to be on the Co-operative conveyancing panel in order to deal with the discharge of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Co-operative 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 conditions fairly frequently in recent years.

What will a local search reveal concerning the house we're purchasing in Grangetown?

Grangetown conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example Xpress Legal The local search is essential in every Grangetown conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your new home. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject headings.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Grangetown?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Grangetown. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

We're novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the selling agent has warned us that the owners will only proceed if we use the agent's chosen lawyers as they need a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a local conveyancer with experience of conveyancing in Grangetown

We suspect that the seller is unaware of this requirement. Should the seller require ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated buyer is counter productive. Contact the sellers directly and make the point that (a)you are serious purchasers (b)you are ready to progress, with finances arranged © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you intend to use your preferred Grangetown conveyancing lawyers - not the ones that will earn the estate agent a introducer fee or achieve conveyancing figures set by corporate headquarters.

I have recently realised that I have Seventy years remaining on my lease in Grangetown. I am keen to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What options are available to me?

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 extended by the Court. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you have used your best endeavours to track down the freeholder. In some cases an enquiry agent would be helpful to carry out a search and prepare a report to be used as proof that the freeholder can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a solicitor both on investigating the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Grangetown.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Grangetown - A selection of Queries Prior to Purchasing

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Grangetown regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hugh James Involegal Llp, Fusion Point 2, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5BF
  • Clp Group Limited, Westgate House, Womanby Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BR
  • Hugh James, Hodge House, 114-116 St. Mary Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1DY
  • Loosemores, Alliance House, 18-19 High Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1PT
  • Ellison & Co, 13 Kings Road, Canton, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF11 9BZ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Grangetown regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Grangetown but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • 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
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, Brunel House, CF24 0ZZ
  • Susan Cotter & Co, 63 Merthyr Road, CF14 1DD

Planning law solicitors in Grangetown regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Grangetown with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Hugh James Involegal Llp, Fusion Point 2, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5BF
  • Hugh James, Hodge House, 114-116 St. Mary Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1DY
  • Capital Law Llp, Capital Building, Tyndall Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4AZ
  • Acuity Legal Limited, 3 Assembly Square, Britannia Quay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4PL
  • Glamorgan Law Llp, 15 St Andrews Crescent, Cf10 3db, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3DB

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

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