Completed the sale of my flat in Midsomer Norton last October but my buyer keeps telephoning every few hours to say his solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
Following your house sale your conveyancer should forward the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your conveyancer should 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 steps peculiar conveyancing in Midsomer Norton.
I acquired my house on 9 January and the transaction details is not yet on the land registry website. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Midsomer Norton expressed confidence that it should be formalised inside ten days. Are properties in Midsomer Norton particularly slow to register?
As far as conveyancing in Midsomer Norton registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can vary subject to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry need to notify any 3rd parties. As of today roughly three quarters of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted hold-ups. Historically registration takes place after the new owner has moved in to the premises therefore post completion formalities is not typically primary concern but where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.
I am looking for a ground for flat up to £235,500 and identified one round the corner in Midsomer Norton I like with a park and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Midsomer Norton in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?
Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be problematic. Reduce the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the premises for at least twenty four months you can request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer about this.
I am looking to sell my home. My former conveyancers closed down. I am in need of a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Midsomer Norton if that makes a difference.
You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Midsomer Norton. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.
The financial adviser has recommended their solicitor for my conveyancing in Midsomer Norton - won’t it be better to just instruct them?
It is worth checking if the estate agent is recommending a conveyancer or introducing to a conveyancer. There are plenty of Midsomer Norton selling agents who recommend two or three Midsomer Norton conveyancing firms purely based on those lawyers offering a great service.