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Conveyancing in Neath

13 cases completed in Neath in the past 12 months

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Buying a house in Neath

With a population of around 20,000, Neath is located close to the south coast of Wales next to Swansea. There is some great, affordable housing in Neath, and at My Home Move Conveyancing we have been improving our knowledge of local markets since 2002, meaning we can offer our clients in the area a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service.

When looking to buy or sell property in Neath, you must instruct a lawyer to carry out the legal work on your behalf.

My Home Move Conveyancing offer award winning customer service, innovative use of technology, intimate knowledge of the local market, and we are open seven days a week. Our conveyancing service is fixed fee, meaning you know how much you’re paying from the outset with no extra hidden costs for you to worry about when you choose us to be your Neath conveyancers. What’s more, if you don’t end up moving, you won’t pay us a thing in legal fees.

Each of our clients is assigned a dedicated conveyancer who will look after all aspects of your case from start to finish, providing you with regular updates and a consistent point of contact. At My Home Move Conveyancing we have used our experience of local markets like Neath to provide conveyancing services in places such as Cimla, Melyn and Penrhiwtyn across the local area.

Local statistics

The average house price in Neath Port Talbot is £84,598, while the overall average sale price in Neath during the past 12 months was £118,266.

Semi-detached properties proved most popular in the area, going for an average of £104,839. Terraces sold for an average price of £82,508, while detached properties fetched £183,077.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council. They can be contacted on 01639 686 868 or at the following address:

Neath Port Talbot CBC
Civic Centre
Port Talbot
SA13 1PJ

The local area

Neath sits on the banks of its eponymous river, and it is this river that Neath can point to as being a key part of the town’s history, for it grew up as a crossing point, with the Romans establishing a fort in Neath in the latter part of the 1st century. Neath also has a long history as a market town, while the Industrial Revolution brought large amounts of growth to the area. The modern town boasts plenty of modern amenities and a great location close to the south Welsh coast and Swansea, which can be found just 7 miles away.

Trains to Swansea take a touch over 15 minutes, while it takes closer to 40 minutes to get to capital city Cardiff. The M4 motorway passes to the south of town, providing Neath with easy access to Cardiff, Bristol, Reading, and eventually London. Cardiff Airport meanwhile lies less than 40 miles away, a journey that can be completed in around 50 minutes by road.

There are plenty of schools in the local area for parents with younger children to consider, including Neath’s Alderman Davies Church in Wales Primary and Gnoll Primary, and Crynallt Primary School in Cimla. Secondary options include Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School and Cefn Saeson Comprehensive, also in Cimla.

All properties in Neath will fall within one of the following council tax bands.

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £44,000

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Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

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Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

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Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

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Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

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Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

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Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

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Council tax band H

Property value range

£324,001 - £424,000

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Council tax band I

Property value range

£424,001 and above

Council tax charge


About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

Get in touch

Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

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Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday