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  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Porthcawl regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to Porthcawl and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 The Porthcawl conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Porthcawl
  • 3 Using a high street Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Porthcawl conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 5 Over the years Porthcawl lawyer have developed very good connections with Porthcawl 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 house sale or purchase in Porthcawl.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Porthcawl since August 2023*


of semi-detached property, Lougher Gardens, CF36 3BJ completing on 24/08/2023 at a price of £575,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of semi property, Suffolk Place, CF36 3ED completing on 24/08/2023 at a price of £269,500. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of semi-detached residence, Wick Cottages, CF36 5LR completing on 06/09/2023 at a price of £162,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, setting up the completion formalities


of semi property, The Whimbrels, CF36 3TR completing on 25/08/2023 at a price of £380,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Porthcawl

We instructed a Porthcawl based lawyer for my conveyancing in Porthcawl recently. After carefully reading the fine print I noteI am liable for charges even where the conveyance does not complete. Should I ditch them and instruct an internet lawyer offering no-sale-no-fee conveyancing in Porthcawl?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the fee levels will generally be uplifted to offset the conveyances that do not proceed. Do bear in mind that these arrangements rarely cover outlay for example Porthcawl conveyancing search charges.

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Porthcawl is more expensive?

The conveyancing costs on a leasehold premises in Porthcawl is often more expensive as compared to a freehold property. This is because there is an amount of supplemental work necessary in communicating with the freeholder and management company to collate the evidence about whether the rent and maintenance fee have been cleared and whether there are any major works due in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

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

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Porthcawl and Solicitor partnerships in Porthcawl who provide Conveyancing services We would stress that the two are regulated professionals specialising in the legal work in the home buying process. They may both also conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I happen to be the sole recipient of my late grandmother’s will and I have everything in my name alone, including the house in Porthcawl. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in October. I want to move. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', which means that my property ownership could be treated the same way as though I had purchased the property in October. Will no one buy the property for half a year?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook obliges conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you could be impacted by that. How sensible a view mortgage companies take of it, depend on the bank as this requirement is primarily there to pick up on the purchase and immediately sell or the quick reselling of properties.

We are getting the release of further monies on our mortgage from Nationwide as we wish to conduct a loft conversion to our property in Porthcawl. Are we obliged to select a local Porthcawl solicitor on the Nationwide conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

Nationwide would not normally require a member of their approved list of lawyers to handle such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Nationwide panel.

Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial property in Porthcawl?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Porthcawl will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Porthcawl. The report sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Porthcawl.

For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Porthcawl it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could cause delays to Porthcawl commercial conveyancing deals as well as present a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for domestic conveyancing in Porthcawl.

Taking into account that I will soon part with £400,000 on a two bedroom apartment in Porthcawl I would like to talk to a solicitor concerning thehouse move in advance of appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - we would be happy to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the solicitor due to be conducting your property ownership legalities in Porthcawl.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a matter number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for your conveyancing in Porthcawl should be the figure that you end up paying.

I am using a search engine for the words on line conveyancing in Porthcawl it reveals many solicitorslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for the sale of my house?

The ideal way of choosing a suitable conveyancer is through a personal testimonial, so enquire of colleagues and family who have purchased a property in Porthcawl or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Porthcawl differ, so it's sensible to request at least three fee calculations from varying types of solicitors. Be sure to seek confirmation that the fees are fixed.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Porthcawl regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Porthcawl specialising in commercial conveyancing in Porthcawl. This may include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Porthcawl regulated by the CLC

Please note 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

Porthcawl commercial property solicitors provide expert offering advice on numerous issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    Commercial finance including remortgages Compulsory land purchase Offices, shops or industrial units Negotiating, completing and terminating commercial leases complex procedures concerning renewal, rent reviews, dilapidations and the many obligations encountered by Landlords and Tenants of commercial premises Commercial development (from overage and options through to site acquisitions and construction)

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

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