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5 reasons to let us help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Grangetown

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Grangetown is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Grangetown solicitors work in partnership with Grangetown estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 3 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Grangetown
  • 5 The Grangetown conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Grangetown

Examples of recent conveyancing in Grangetown since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Grangetown

Last September we completed a house move in Grangetown. We have since encountered a number of issues with the house which we suspect were omitted in the conveyancing searches. What action can we take? Can you clarify the nature of searches that should have been carried out for conveyancing in Grangetown?

It is not clear from the question as to the nature of the problems and if they are relate to conveyancing in Grangetown. Conveyancing searches and investigations undertaken as part of the legal transfer of property are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, a seller fills in a document known as a SPIF. If the information ends up being inaccurate, you could possibly take legal action against the vendor for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Grangetown.

What will a local search reveal regarding the property my wife and I purchasing in Grangetown?

Grangetown conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Xpress Legal The local search is essential in every Grangetown conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable 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 topic areas.

I used Stirling Law a few years past for my conveyancing in Grangetown. I now require my papers however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Grangetown of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for residential conveyancing in Grangetown. I happened to chance upon a site which appears to be the ideal answer If there is a chance to get all formalities completed via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to 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?

We expect to complete the disposal of our £175,000 garden flat in Grangetown next Wednesday. The managing agents has quoted £372 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Grangetown?

Grangetown conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes usually necessitates fees being raised by management companies :

    Answering pre-exchange questions Where consent is required before sale in Grangetown Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Grangetown leasehold premises is £350. For Grangetown conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are required to provide the information.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Grangetown - Sample of Questions you should ask before buying

    Best to be warned whether changing the roof or some other significant cost is due shortly that will be shared amongst the leasehold owners and may well materially increase the the service fees or result in a one off invoice. How long is the Lease? This information is helpful as a) areas can result in problems in the building as the common areas may start to deteriorate if services remain unpaid b) if the leaseholders have a dispute with the running of the building you will wish to have full disclosure

How much experience do your Grangetown conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

Grangetown conveyancing lawyers help thousands of buyers move home every year and helped lots of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique Grangetown conveyancers have worked on recent similar matters.

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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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Grangetown regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Grangetown with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Grangetown. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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

Planning law solicitors in Grangetown regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Grangetown practicing in planning law. This could include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • 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

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