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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Battle

My mortgage broker requires my Battle solicitor’s panel member for the Lloyds conveyancing panel. What is the best way to discover this. I have e-mailed my local Battle office but they cant find it on their system.

The sensible thing to do is ask for this information from your Battle solicitor . They keep a central record lender panel numbers.

What can a local search tell me regarding the property my wife and I buying in Battle?

Battle conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations for example Searches UK The local search is essential in every Battle conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any nasty once you have moved into your new home. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.

I have todaydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Battle for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I check that my home is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest method to check if the premises is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Battle conveyancing specialists.

We're novice buyers - agreed a price, yet the agent advised that the owners will only move forward if we instruct the agent's chosen lawyers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. We would rather use a family solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Battle

We suspect that the owner is unaware of this ultimatum. Should the seller desire ‘a quick sale', turning down a genuine purchaser is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Speak to the owners direct and make the point that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are ready to go, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you will continue to use your preferred Battle conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will earn the negotiator at the agency a commission or hit his conveyancing figures pre-set by head office.

I purchased a house in Battle last 31/1/2023 and to date it is still not recorded with HM Land Registry. It is part of a development site and my conveyancing practitioner told me that it may take twelve months to complete the registration formalities. I have called HM Land Registry directly and they say that the initial application was cancelled due to failure to reply to requisitions. What can I do?

Contact your property lawyer - if you are not getting sensible responses, enquire as to their internal complaints procedure and escalate your concerns to a Complaints Manager. Registrations for Battle conveyancing are not known to be especially complex.

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