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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Roath

My friend's sister is a conveyancing practitioner. I expect that I will receive mate’s pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of fees should I be expecting for conveyancing in Roath?

It’s advisable to look for multiple conveyancing quotes. Make use of our comparison tool on this site. Whilst amounts will vary but the service one can expect differ between law firms as is the case with most professions.

I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to be out of my let out flat in Roath by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase is underway. How realistic is it to complete in six weeks as don't want to have to move into temporary accommodation?

It is unwise to give notice on a rental unless your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not already done so, notify to your conveyancer and request that they apply pressure on the sellers lawyers, try to an agreed time frame that everyone will work towards

I have been told that property searches are the main cause of stalling in Roath house deals. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the determinations of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of delay in conveyancing in Roath.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to appointing a Roath conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Roath conveyancing firm) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you speak with two or three firms including non Roath conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be helpful:

    What are the costs for lease extension work?

I own a basement flat in Roath, conveyancing formalities finalised in 2002. How much will my lease extension cost? Corresponding properties in Roath with over 90 years remaining are worth £195,000. The average or mid-range amount of ground rent is £45 invoiced annually. The lease terminates on 21st October 2084

You have 63 years remaining on your lease the likely cost is going to span between £16,200 and £18,600 as well as professional fees.

The suggested premium range above a general guide to costs for renewing a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs without more detailed investigations. Do not use the figures in tribunal or court proceedings. There are no doubt other concerns that need to be considered and clearly you want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not move forward placing reliance on this information before getting professional advice.

I need to assess estimates for conveyancing in Roath from three conveyancing practitioner and decide on one. Am I right to ask them to sit tight until I I have an offer accepted on a flat.

You should wait to ask your conveyancer to open a file and submit searches after the sales confirmation has been sent by the selling agent especially as Roath conveyancing searches are a couple of hundred pounds.

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