Completed the sale of my flat in Chorley and Eccleston last July but our buyer keeps SMS messaging me to say their solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
Following your sale your conveyancer should send the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Where relevant, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been discharged to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements unique to conveyancing in Chorley and Eccleston.
I had intended to instruct a property lawyer in Chorley and Eccleston for our house purchase. Our broker informed us that our mortgage lenders Barnsley Building Society won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?
A bank will require a panel conveyancer act for it. Borrowers are expected to bear the charges for this. Try using our search facility to choose a solicitor to carry conveyancing in Chorley and Eccleston on the Barnsley Building Society member panel.
Do commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial premises in Chorley and Eccleston?
Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Chorley and Eccleston will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Chorley and Eccleston. The search result sets out definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Chorley and Eccleston.
For every commercial conveyancing transaction in Chorley and Eccleston it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may result in delays to Chorley and Eccleston commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not conducted for domestic conveyancing in Chorley and Eccleston.
My wife and I purchased a terraced Edwardian property in Chorley and Eccleston. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Coventry Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?
You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Chorley and Eccleston and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they buy they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with purchasers. You can also check the position with the conveyancing practitioner who conducted the conveyancing.
I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Chorley and Eccleston is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?
Flying freeholds in Chorley and Eccleston are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Chorley and Eccleston you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Chorley and Eccleston may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.