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5 reasons to let us assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Roath

  • 1 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers are based in Roath - if so both parties will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Roath is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 3 Roath solicitors work in conjunction with Roath estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Roath are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Roath and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing lender approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Roath governed by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Roath since July 2021*


of terraced property, Ffordd Nowell, CF23 9FB completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £315,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi-detached residence, Colchester Avenue, CF23 9BP completing on 30/07/2021 at a price of £530,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi-detached residence, Strathnairn Street, CF24 3JP completing on 05/08/2021 at a price of £255,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client


of house property, Tweedsmuir Road, CF24 2RA completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £160,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Roath

After what seems like an age a mortgage agreement from NatWest for the remortgage of my single bedroom apartment is due by the end of next week. Are you able to propose a cheap conveyancing lawyer in Roath?

You have come to the wrong site to search for the lowest fares for conveyancing in Roath. Our aim is to provide excellent value conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Do not be fooled by brokers enticing you with ninety nine pound conveyancing in Roath. The optimum outcome, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will receive what you pay for and at worst you will end up spending a lot in additional fees and still not end up with the service you were hoping for.

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend handle conveyancing in Roath by way of an attended exchange?

There are a few conveyancing experts who can conduct one day exchanges. Do contact us to receive a costs illustration and details as to dates.

I have been recommended a conveyancing solicitor in Roath. I I would like to check whether they are accepted on the Chelsea Building Society approved list of lawyers. Can you advise?

You should call your solicitor and ask them whether they can act for the lender. Alternatively you can call Chelsea Building Society who may be able to assist.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as a first time buyer of a garden flat in Roath. Do I receive the keys to the property on completion from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will appoint a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Roath?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will arrange to send the completion advance to the vendor’s conveyancers, and once they have received this, you will be able to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. Usually this occurs early afternoon.

My husband and I are in the process of looking at flats in Roath and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a conveyancer in place at this stage? I am planning to take a mortgage with Coventry BS.

You should start obtaining conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the selling agent. Given that you are taking out a mortgage with Coventry BS, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel.

It is not clear whether my lender requires a lease extension. I have called my Roath bank branch on a couple of occasions and was reassured it wasn't an issue and they will lend. My Roath conveyancing solicitor - who is on the lender conveyancing panel- telephoned to say that they would not lend based on their specific requirements. Who do I believe?

As long as the conveyancing practitioner is on the bank panel, they must follow the CML Handbook requirements for the lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the bank will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the mortgage company to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Roath. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Roath

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

Can you please explain what my options are if my Roath conveyancing searches shows negative entries?

Normally, the majority of concerns arising from Roath conveyancing search results can be addressed in advance of completion or title insurance could possibly be put in place. It is crucial to remember that even though you may be acquiring the property and may be willing to live with the search results, your building society or bank may not, and ultimately they have the final say.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Roath

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Roath with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Anthony Jacobs & Co, 91 Albany Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 3LP
  • Spicketts Battrick Law Practice, 54 Albany Road, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 3RR
  • City Law Solicitors Cardiff Ltd, 12a Albany Road, Cardiff, CF24 3RP
  • Spicketts Battrick Law Practice, 126 Clifton Street, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 1LX
  • Thomas Simon Limited, 62 Newport Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0DF

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Roath regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Roath but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Countrywide Property Lawyers Limited, Brunel House, CF24 0ZZ
  • West Coast Conveyancing Limited, 9 Kings Road, CF11 9BZ
  • Griffiths Ings Property Lawyers Limited, 9 Kings Road, CF11 9BZ
  • Beverly Davies Penny, Brunswick House, CF5 1LJ
  • Susan Cotter & Co, 63 Merthyr Road, CF14 1DD

Planning law solicitors in Roath regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Roath practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Thomas Simon Limited, 62 Newport Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0DF
  • Howells Legal Limited, First Floor, Hallinans House, 22 Newport Road, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF24 0TD
  • Geldards Llp, Dumfries House, Dumfries Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3ZF
  • Berry Smith Llp, Haywood House, Dumfries Place, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3GA
  • Glamorgan Law Llp, 15 St Andrews Crescent, Cf10 3db, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3DB

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

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