Conveyancing Solicitors in Aberystwyth

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Conveyancing in Aberystwyth

Conveyancing is the work a solicitor does to transfer the legal title of a house or flat from one person to another. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Aberystwyth, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

We have years of experience helping homemovers in Aberystwyth and throughout Ceredigion handle their sale, purchase, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

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Aberystwyth Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth has a population of approximately 13,000. A historic market town in Ceredigion in Wales, Aberystwyth is home to a prestigious university and the National Library of Wales. Its Victorian promenade and pier, the castle ruins, and the nearby Cambrian Mountains make it a tourist hotspot.

Aberystwyth house prices

The average price paid for a property in Aberystwyth between March and April 2024 was £281,373 (updated July 2024).

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Council Tax in Aberystwyth (2023/24)

Aberystwyth is in Ceredigion County Council.

Band Amount
A £1,272.15
B £1,484.18
C £1,696.20
D £1,908.23
E £2,332.28
F £2,756.33
G £3,180.38
H £3,816.46
I £4,452.54

What will my solicitor do?

A conveyancer plays a key role after an offer has been accepted, and guides you through the legal side of buying a home.

They will raise enquires of the seller's solicitor, order property searches, review the lease (if applicable) and fulfil post-completion formalities, including paying LTT and registering the property ownership with the Land Registry.

Aberystwyth conveyancing solicitors could also undertake checks for issues related to flood risk.

Are you buying a home with a mortgage?

Whether you are buying a commercial property or buying a leasehold flat, your solicitor must also complete legal work for your mortgage lender.

If your lawyer is not on your bank or building society's panel, your purchase could take weeks longer.

Our chosen panel lawyers have established relationships with the majority of building societies, banks and lenders, including major banks like HSBC, to smaller lenders like Newcastle Building Society and Aldermore Bank - ensuring your transaction will complete without delay.

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New Build Conveyancing

The conveyancing for purchasing a new build home in Aberystwyth is often more complex than other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancing solicitor in Aberystwyth must be able to deal with things like working to tight developer deadlines, working to builders' exchange timelines and your lender's mortgage requirements.

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Selling property in Aberystwyth

When selling property in Aberystwyth, your solicitor will assemble all essential documents, including the title deeds and the various property information forms.

They will reply to the buyer's solicitor's inquiries, address potential issues and redeem the existing mortgage.

Your lawyer will work with all parties, including estate agents, landlords and lenders, so the transfer of ownership completes as soon as possible.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Aberystwyth?

The legal work for a leasehold flat or house is quite a lot more specialised in comparison with a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Aberystwyth must carry out additional work. This can involve sourcing the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is recommended that the seller instruct a Aberystwyth conveyancing solicitor as soon as is practicable.

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Remortgage conveyancing in Aberystwyth

Latest Bank of England base rate now at 5.25% (19 July, 2024)

Before appointing a solicitor, you will need to check that your remortgage solicitor can act for your lender.

Quittance panel solicitors can work on behalf of almost all lenders. Whether you are changing to a 25-year mortgage with HSBC or moving to an interest only mortgage with Accord, we can help you.

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Transfer of equity

Whether you are gifting a share of a property, buying out a co-owner or dealing with inheritance tax planning, you'll need a conveyancer to handle the transfer of equity. Your legal representative will complete all the necessary paperwork for a fixed fee.

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How much are solicitors' conveyancing fees in Aberystwyth?

Solicitors' fees

These fees are what your lawyer charges you for the work they complete during your transaction. Your solicitor's quote will detail the fees for the legal work, including VAT, that you pay when the property transaction is complete.


Disbursements are fees that your lawyer will have to pay on your behalf for third-party services. Examples of disbursements include Stamp Duty and property searches.

Check the terms and conditions

Watch out for undisclosed fees not included in your original quote, if you are comparing quotes. Some solicitors' quotes include extra costs in the small print. This can mean a total cost that's much higher than the initial quote.

Article by Completely Moved authors

The Completely Moved team have years of experience helping home buyers, sellers and owners, answering questions and providing property advice.

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