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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Baglan

It is a dozen years since I purchased my home in Baglan. Conveyancing solicitors have now been appointed on the sale but I can't locate the title deeds. Is this a problem?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be retained by the lender or they could be in the possession of the conveyancers who oversaw your purchase. Secondly the likelihood is that the land will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to prove you own the property by your conveyancing lawyers procuring current official copies of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Baglan relates to registered property but in the rare situation where your property is not registered it is more of a problem but is not insurmountable.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Baglan. My lender is Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 6/4/2024, the requirements read as follows :

My stepmother informed me that in buying a property in Baglan there could be various restrictions prohibiting external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are anumerous of properties in Baglan which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to perform external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Baglan should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with Bank of Ireland. Baglan conveyancing practitioners were instructed. How long does it take for Bank of Ireland to forward the offer to the conveyancing practitioner?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Bank of Ireland completed the survey? Have you advised Bank of Ireland as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I was told four weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by RBS. Is it usual for RBS to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Baglan is approved on their conveyancing panel? RBS have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their Professional Indemnity Insurance Schedule.

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for RBS to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the RBS conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I am looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Baglan for my purchase. Is there any facility to see a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?

One can search for documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from investigations commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes monitor call for training requirements.

Due to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Baglan. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they report fully tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Baglan should include some of the following:

    You should know whether the lease permits you to add or improve anything in the flat- you must know whether any restrictions applies to all alterations or limited to structural alteration, and whether permission is required Where does the liability rest for maintaining the window frames You should be sent a copy of the lease Are you allowed to have a pet in the flat? The landlord’s rights to access the flat. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided.
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Baglan please ask your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Baglan.

Baglan Leasehold Conveyancing - Examples of Questions you should ask Prior to Purchasing

    How is the lease structured? The answer will be important as a) areas can cause problems for the building as the common areas may start to deteriorate where repairs are not paid for b) if the leasehold owners have an issue with the running of the building you will want to know about it How long is the Lease?

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