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Reasons to use our Pencoed conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Pencoed is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 The Pencoed conveyancing practitioners that we work with are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Pencoed
  • 3 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party are located in Pencoed - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 4 Over the years Pencoed lawyer have developed very good connections with Pencoed local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your home move in Pencoed.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Pencoed

Examples of recent conveyancing in Pencoed since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pencoed

As I am unsure how the conveyancing bit works what is the most important advice you can give me regarding purchase conveyancing in Pencoed?

Not many law firms or advisers will tell you this but conveyancing in Pencoed and elsewhere in England and Wales is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the transaction. For example, the vendor, property agent and even potentially your bank. Choosing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Pencoed is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the transaction whose interest is to protect your legal interests and to keep you safe.

There is a distinct ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be blamed for the process being so protracted. You your first instinct should be to trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal assignment of property.

I am in the process of refinancing my flat in Pencoed, does my lawyer need to be on the Co-operative Solicitor panel?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Co-operative will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is much more potential for delays and confusion with an additional lawyer added to the mix, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Pencoed. I now require my papers but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Pencoed 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.

What makes your site different to other online quote calculators for conveyancing in Pencoed?

At this site secure a fixed fee quote via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the nuances of your conveyancing in Pencoed. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we do not operate kick-back arrangements with solicitors. Some agents and online brokers 'recommend' the firm who pay the highest per referral, not the best value conveyancing in Pencoed

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Pencoed. I happened to discover a site which appears to be the perfect solution If it is possible to get all formalities done via web that would be preferable. Should I be concerned? 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 are your top tips when it comes to appointing a Pencoed conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Pencoed conveyancing practice) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We advise that you speak with several firms including non Pencoed conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be of use:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in Pencoed who can give a testimonial? If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?

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

    It would be prudent to investigate if there is anything that is prohibited in the lease. For example it is very common in Pencoed leases that pets are not permitted in certain buildings in Pencoed. If you love the flatin Pencoed however your dog can’t move with you then you will be faced hard compromise. The majority of Pencoed leasehold flats will be liable to pay a service bill for the upkeep of the block invoiced on behalf of the landlord. If you buy the property you will have to meet this liability, normally quarterly throughout the year. This could vary from two or three hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for large purpose-built buildings. There will also be a ground rent for you to pay yearly, this is usually not a significant figure, say approximately £50-£100 but you should to check it because sometimes it can be prohibitively expensive. What prohibitions exist in the Pencoed Lease?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Pencoed regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Pencoed with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Pencoed. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Anthony & Jarvie, 6 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BW
  • Gordon A Battrick & Co, 10 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN
  • Sian Thomas & Daughter, 8 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN
  • Rle Law Practice Ltd, 4 Derwen Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1LH
  • Whittinghams, 5-7 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BE

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Pencoed regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Pencoed but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, Elm Court, CF31 3SR

Typically, Pencoed conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Solicitor instructed by the owners once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and associated documents
  • Supplying draft papers to the lawyer acting for the purchaser
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to supplemental queries from the purchaser’s lawyer
  • Negotiating the transfer deed
  • Responding to requisitions raised by the buyer’s lawyer
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and redeeming the home loan (where relevant)

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

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