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Porthcawl Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 2 72% freehold and 28% leasehold conveyancing in Porthcawl for this year to date
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 4 days for conveyancing in Porthcawl
  • 4 Average time frame of day for registration of title in Porthcawl
  • 5 June was the busiest month and July was the next busiest month while March was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Porthcawl

Examples of recent conveyancing in Porthcawl since August 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Porthcawl

AssumingI were to buy a simple residential propertyin Porthcawl for cash and dispense with a survey and no conveyancing searches how much would I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Porthcawl?

The sole saving you would achieve is the disbursement for searches. The lawyer is obliged to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, correspond with your sellers conveyancing practitioner, SDLT return, register the property etc. You might save a bit for them not having to register a charge however it will not be a lot.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Porthcawl? Is this really necessary?

In order to comply with Money Laundering Regulations any Porthcawl conveyancing firm will require proof of identity in all conveyancing transactions. This is normally satisfied by provision of a passport and an original bank statement or utility bill showing your correct address.

In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, conveyancing solicitors are obliged by law to check not only the ID of conveyancing clients but also the origin of fund that they receive in respect of any matter. Refusal to disclose this may lead to your conveyancer terminating their relationship with you, as clearly this will cause a conflict between the set Regulations and a refusal to disclose.

Your property lawyers will have an obligation to notify the appropriate authorities should they believe that any amounts received by them may contravene the Money Laundering Regulations.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Porthcawl

There are two types of lawyers who can do conveyancing in Porthcawl namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals provide conveyancing services that you need to complete the sale or purchase of property. They are both obliged to execute Porthcawl conveyancing to the same standards and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally administered and that all requisite procedures should be suitably attended to.

I am aiming to move house in January. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you put forward a removal company in Porthcawl. Conveyancing lawyer was found before I stumbled across your page.

On the day of completion you can pick up the house keys from the property agent but this should only be done after the vendors conveyancers inform the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be handed over. You will need to tell the removal men that you are ready to move in. We do not recommend a specific removal company but can help you find a residential property solicitor in Porthcawl or a legal practice with expertise in conveyancing in Porthcawl.

I had an offer accepted on a property in Porthcawl on 12/10/2022, valuation was booked five days after, received a clean bill of health. Property lawyer appointed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Leeds Building Society and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. Are Leeds Building Society entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Leeds Building Society to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I'm buying my first flat in Porthcawl with a mortgage from Nottingham Building Society. The sellers would not reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The estate agent told me not reveal to my conveyancer about the side-deal as it would jeopardize my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. Porthcawl is where the house is located. Can you offer any assistance?

Flying freeholds in Porthcawl are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Porthcawl you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Porthcawl may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

I'm converting the mortgage on my current home to a buy to let mortgage with The Royal Bank of Scotland and I will use the rest of the raised equity as a down payment on a second house. The neighborhood we are talking about is Porthcawl. Will your lawyers be able to act for the two lenders and tie in the conveyances?

Do use our comparison tool on this site to be sure that the conveyancers are approved by both lenders. On the basis that they are your solicitor should be able to simultaneously deal with the two transactions but you should have a chat with you conveyancer and make clear your expectations and requirements.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Porthcawl

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Porthcawl practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • David & Snape, Old Castle Offices, South Street, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 3ED
  • Whittinghams, 5-7 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BE
  • Rle Law Practice Ltd, 4 Derwen Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1LH
  • Gordon A Battrick & Co, 10 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN
  • Sian Thomas & Daughter, 8 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Porthcawl regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Porthcawl specialising in commercial conveyancing in Porthcawl. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • David & Snape, Old Castle Offices, South Street, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 3ED
  • Whittinghams, 5-7 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BE
  • Rle Law Practice Ltd, 4 Derwen Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1LH
  • Gordon A Battrick & Co, 10 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN
  • Sian Thomas & Daughter, 8 Court Road, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 1BN

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Porthcawl regulated by the CLC

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

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

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