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Ready to buy a new home in Neath Port Talbot? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Neath Port Talbot conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot

The Neath Port Talbot conveyancing firm that I recently instructed on my house acquisition in Neath Port Talbot have suddenly shut down. I only went with them because I had to have a lawyer on the Nationwide conveyancing panel and my preferred Neath Port Talbot lawyer was not. I sent them a cheque for £250 in advance. What should be my next steps?

If you have an estate agent involved then inform them immediately so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to reasons beyond your control. Hopefully they will be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers may be able to help.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £305k and identified one near me in Neath Port Talbot I like with a park and railway links nearby, however it's only got 51 years on the lease. There is not much else in Neath Port Talbot suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage that many years may be problematic. Reduce 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 at least twenty four months you can 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 current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.

I was advised by a number of estate agents in Neath Port Talbot to choose a solicitor on your site. What’s the financial inducement for Estate Agents to promote your lawyers rather than alternative conveyancing organisations?

We don’t offer any commission for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission as members of the public would think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot. I've chance upon a web site which looks to be the ideal offering If it is possible to get all this stuff done via email that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

What do I do if I am dissatisfied with the solicitor who undertook my conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot?

We live in an imperfect world, and unfortunately sometimes matters do not go as planned. That being said there is recourse if you were not happy with your conveyancing in Neath Port Talbot. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a property lawyer to their regulator. If you remain unhappy you may consider getting in touch with the Legal Ombudsman.

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