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Reasons to use our Port Talbot conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Port Talbot
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that Port Talbot solicitor have established valuable connections with Port Talbot local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your conveyancing in Port Talbot.
  • 3 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have very good personal links with Port Talbot selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Port Talbot who are regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Port Talbot - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms

Examples of recent conveyancing in Port Talbot since November 2023*

Transfer

of house residence, Tydraw Street, SA13 1BR completing on 10/11/2023 at a price of £140,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title

Sale

of house premises, Park Street, SA13 1TD completing on 15/11/2023 at a price of £133,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion

Sale

of semi residence, Commercial Road, SA13 1LR completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £141,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of terraced residence, Olive Branch Crescent, SA11 2UG completing on 10/11/2023 at a price of £90,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Port Talbot

My fiance’s dad is a conveyancer. I hope that I'll be able to get friends and family rates for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of fees would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Port Talbot?

It’s prudent to get 3 or more like-for-like conveyancing quotes. Do use our comparison tool on this site. The quotes seem to be different but the service one can expect differ between law firms as is true with the vast majority of professional services.

What does a local search reveal regarding the house my wife and I buying in Port Talbot?

Port Talbot conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example Searches UK The local search plays a central part in many a Port Talbot conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty once you have moved into your property. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (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 thirteen topic areas.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a ground for flat up to £305k and identified one close by in Port Talbot I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Port Talbot for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

If you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease will likely be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

In sourcing the web for the term conveyancing in Port Talbot it shows results of many solicitorsin the area. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for me?

The best way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is via personal testimonial, so enquire of colleagues and those you trust who have acquired a property in Port Talbot or the respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Port Talbot differ, so it's advisable to secure at least four fee calculations from different solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the fees are fixed.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a Port Talbot conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Port Talbot conveyancing firm) it is imperative that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Port Talbot conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be of use:

    How familiar is the firm with lease extension legislation? If they are not ALEP accredited then why not?

Port Talbot Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to buying

    How many years are left on the lease? It is important to be aware if fixing the lift or some other significant cost is coming up to be shared by the leasehold owners and will dramatically impact the level of the maintenance costs or require a specific payment. How much is the ground rent and service charge?

How do I search for a Port Talbot conveyancing solicitor on the mortgage company conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to twentykilometers to attend the solicitor.

You can use the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Port Talbot and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Port Talbot. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the mortgage company solicitor panel.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Port Talbot regulated by the SRA

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

  • Howe & Spender, Courtland Chambers, 38-42 Station Road, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, SA13 1JS
  • Aberavon Lawyers Limited, 11 Courtland Place, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, SA13 1JJ
  • Cameron Jones Hussell & Howe Ltd, 1-5 Grove Place, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, SA13 1HX
  • Bowermans, 1 Courtland Place, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, SA13 1WR
  • Hutchinson Thomas, Pendrill Court, 119 London Road, Neath, West Glamorgan, SA11 1LF

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Port Talbot

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Port Talbot specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Howe & Spender, Courtland Chambers, 38-42 Station Road, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, SA13 1JS
  • Cameron Jones Hussell & Howe Ltd, 1-5 Grove Place, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, SA13 1HX
  • Hutchinson Thomas, Pendrill Court, 119 London Road, Neath, West Glamorgan, SA11 1LF
  • Jennifer Melly Law Limited, 45 Alfred Street, Neath, West Glamorgan, SA11 1EH
  • T.l.j. Law Limited, Guildhall Chambers, 2 Church Place, Neath, West Glamorgan, SA11 3LL

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Port Talbot regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Port Talbot but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Sam Hawking Property Lawyers Ltd, Property Lawyers, SA13 1NW

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

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