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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve

Me and my partner are soon to complete on the purchase of a property in Bishops Cleeve but as a result of damage from the recent storms I have managed to agree reparation from the seller in the sum of three thousand pounds in the form of a adjustment in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process but Bank of Ireland will not permit this. Should they have been involved?

Your conveyancer that is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel is obliged to inform Bank of Ireland of any changes to the sale price. If you were to refuse your conveyancer to notify the reduction to Bank of Ireland then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Bank of Ireland and you would have to appoint a new conveyancing practitioner for your conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve.

We just had an offer accepted to buy with Darlington Building Society. I visited 3 or 4 high street solicitors yet am unable to find a Bishops Cleeve conveyancing firm on the Darlington Building Society panel. Can you assist?

You should make use of the search tool on this site. Please choose the lender and type Bishops Cleeve or your preferred area and you will be presented with numerous conveyancers located in Bishops Cleeve or near you.

What does a local search tell me concerning the property my wife and I purchasing in Bishops Cleeve?

Bishops Cleeve conveyancing often starts with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Xpress Legal The local search plays a central role in most Bishops Cleeve conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any nasty once you have moved into your property. The search should reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (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 topic areas.

It has been four months since my purchase conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve took place. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £180,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the property from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

The conveyancing solicitors undertaking our conveyancing in Bishops Cleeve has sent papers to review that state the land is unregistered with epitome documents. Why is the property not currently recorded at HMLR?

Whilst most properties in Bishops Cleeve are now registered with HM Land Registry there are still a few that remain unregistered. Any property in Bishops Cleeve that has been purchased since the late 1980’s will have been registered at the Land Registry under the compulsory ‘first registration’ scheme. However, if a Bishops Cleeve property has not changed hands in that time then it’s likely the old fashioned title deeds will be the only evidence of ownership.Many Bishops Cleeve conveyancing lawyers should be able to handle such matters but in the event that uncertainty reigns the standard proposition nowadays seems to be for the seller’s conveyancer to register the title first and thereafter deal with the disposal - this undoubtedly result in a protracted home move.

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