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Reasons to use our Lampeter conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Personal touch and a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Lampeter conveyancing can become significantly more protracted due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 2 Regardless other sites advise it just might be important to pop into your solicitor to execute documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 3 Lampeter property lawyers work in conjunction with Lampeter estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to clients every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Lampeter is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Lampeter regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lampeter since June 2022*


of terraced residence, , SA48 8PP completing on 05/07/2022 at a price of £279,950. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced residence, Bro Henllys, SA48 8AD completing on 27/06/2022 at a price of £195,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of semi property, Bro Henllys, SA48 8AD completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £127,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lampeter

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Lampeter costs more?

Lampeter leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.

I have 70 years remaining on my lease and need a lease extension for my flat in Lampeter. Conveyancing solicitors on the Chelsea Building Society panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 27/9/2022 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

I have been told that property searches are the number one cause of stalling in Lampeter conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the most frequent causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Lampeter.

How does conveyancing in Lampeter differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in Lampeter contact us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is completed. This is because developers in Lampeter typically acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Lampeter or who has acted in the same development.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Lampeter for my home move. Can I see a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

One can review documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could recorded telephone calls for training purposes.

My sealed bid on property in Lampeter has been accepted, the seller does nevertheless have an associated purchase. The current proprietors have offered on a property, but it’s not yet agreed to, and has viewings of other apartments booked. I have chosen a local conveyancing solicitor in Lampeter. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage application with RBS started with RBS?

It is understandable to have concerns where there is an associated chain given your reluctance to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is approx £1k, then survey, Lampeter conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you should ensure that your lawyer is on the RBS conveyancing panel. Concerning the subsequent steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your transaction, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market some home buyers would apply for a home loan with RBS and pay for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they ask their lawyer to move forward with the conveyancing in Lampeter.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Lampeter regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Lampeter with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Lampeter. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Willsbo Cyf, 1 Harford Square, Lampeter, Dyfed, SA48 7HD
  • Adve Law Limited, 33 High Street, Lampeter, Dyfed, SA48 7BB
  • Ruth Thomas & Co, Government Building, Pontfaen Road, Lampeter, Dyfed, SA48 7BN
  • Agri Advisor Solicitors, Henllan, Pumsaint, Llanwrda, Dyfed, SA19 8AX

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Lampeter normally entails the following:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing lender (if applicable)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in proprietorship and the home loan (where relevant) at the HM Land Registry.

Lampeter commercial property solicitors draw on a full range of commercial expertise offering advice on numerous issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Subletting, licences and sharing occupation Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts Property finance transactions, including disposal and leaseback Sale or acquisition of commercial property investments, including at auction Granting a licence to assign, sublet or carry out works Extension of leases

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

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