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Main reasons to let us assist you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Trefnant

  • 1 The Trefnant conveyancing firms that we work with are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Trefnant
  • 2 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Trefnant are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Trefnant and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have very good personal connections with Trefnant estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Trefnant is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Trefnant property lawyers work in partnership with Trefnant estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, with the intention of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times

Examples of recent conveyancing in Trefnant since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Trefnant

I am the registered owner of a freehold property in Trefnant but nevertheless pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Trefnant and has limited impact for conveyancing in Trefnant but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

Will our conveyancer be raising questions about flooding during the conveyancing in Trefnant.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers conducting conveyancing in Trefnant. There are those who purchase a house in Trefnant, completely aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable building insurance, or dispose of the property. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not qualified to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a various searches that can be initiated by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which will give them a better appreciation of the risks in Trefnant. The conventional set of information supplied to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a usual inquiry of the vendor to find out whether the property has suffered from flooding. In the event that the residence has been flooded in past and is not disclosed by the owner, then a buyer may commence a compensation claim as a result of such an inaccurate response. A buyer’s conveyancers will also order an environmental report. This will reveal whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional investigations should be made.

Me and my brother purchased a terraced Georgian property in Trefnant. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Skipton Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold under the matching property. Is it worth asking Skipton Building Society to clarify?

You need to assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Trefnant and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also question the situation with the conveyancing practitioner who conducted the purchase.

How does conveyancing in Trefnant differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Trefnant approach us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is finished. This is because builders in Trefnant typically acquire the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Trefnant or who has acted in the same development.

My company is planning to take an assignment of a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend solicitors offering competitive fees for commercial conveyancing in Trefnant for below £1,200?

We are happy to recommend firms who have specialist knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Trefnant, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are intending to purchase or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we can put you in touch with the right lawyer. As for the costs this will depend on the structure and complexity of the deal. Let us have your details or telephone so as to enable us to furnish you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing quote.

When it comes to my conveyancing in Trefnant should I be paying VAT on the following: (1) Land reg fee on purchase (2) Pre - completion search fee (3) SDLT E submission on purchase (4) Bank TT fee

(1) Land reg fee on purchase - No (2) Pre - completion search fees -No, (such conveyancing searches are HMLR ones and means £4 and possibly £2 bankruptcy per name on your mortgage) (3) SDLT E submission on your purchase - There is no VAT on Stamp Duty. However if the firm is charging a stamp duty e-submission fee as part of their services - some Trefnant conveyancers do - that will incur VAT(4) Bank transfer fee - Yes it is for the solicitor's time in submitting the funds this way.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Trefnant regulated by the SRA

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

  • Swayne Johnson Limited, 2 Hall Square, Denbigh, Denbighshire, LL16 3PA
  • Mackenzie Jones Solicitors Limited, Unit 26, Ffordd Richard Davies, St. Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0LJ
  • Jos John Owens Solicitors, Unit 13, Ffordd Richard Davies, St Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0LJ
  • J M Lynn Davies, Perth Y Rhos, Ystrad Road, Denbigh, Conwy, LL16 3HE

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Trefnant

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Trefnant with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Swayne Johnson Limited, 2 Hall Square, Denbigh, Denbighshire, LL16 3PA
  • Mackenzie Jones Solicitors Limited, Unit 26, Ffordd Richard Davies, St. Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0LJ
  • Jos John Owens Solicitors, Unit 13, Ffordd Richard Davies, St Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0LJ
  • J M Lynn Davies, Perth Y Rhos, Ystrad Road, Denbigh, Conwy, LL16 3HE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Trefnant regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Trefnant specialising in commercial conveyancing in Trefnant. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Swayne Johnson Limited, 2 Hall Square, Denbigh, Denbighshire, LL16 3PA
  • Mackenzie Jones Solicitors Limited, Unit 26, Ffordd Richard Davies, St. Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0LJ
  • J M Lynn Davies, Perth Y Rhos, Ystrad Road, Denbigh, Conwy, LL16 3HE

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

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