Finally the sale completed on my house in Pontardawe last September yet the purchaser is Skype messaging every few hours complaining that his lawyer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities following completion?
Post completion of your sale your lawyer is duty bound to forward the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s conveyancer. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also confirm that the mortgage has been redeemed to the purchasers lawyers. There are no post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Pontardawe.
We are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our house in Pontardawe and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. A high street Pontardawe lawyer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the purchasers used a national conveyancing firm as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Pontardawe. Having lived in Pontardawe for many years we know of no issue. Should we contact our local Authority to obtain confirmation that there is no issue.
It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing solicitor already. What do they say? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Pontardawe?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Pontardawe. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I'm remortgaging my existing home to a BTL mortgage with Santander and I will use the ballance of the raised equity as a down payment on another property. The area we are interested in is Pontardawe. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two banks and tie in the transactions?
Make use of our comparison tool on this page to ensure that the conveyancers are on the appropriate lender panels. Assuming that they are your solicitor should be able to simultaneously deal with the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you solicitor and make apparent your desired outcome and requirements.
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in Pontardawe for my home move. Is it possible to review a solicitor's complaints history with the profession’s regulator?
Members of the public can find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from inquisitions started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded telephone calls for training purposes.