It is 10 years ago since I bought my home in Mottingham. Conveyancing lawyers have now been appointed on the sale but I can't track down my title documents. Will this jeopardise the sale?
You need not be too concerned. Firstly the deeds may be retained by the mortgage company or they could still be with the conveyancers who oversaw the purchase. Secondly in all probability the property will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors acquiring current official copies of the land registers. Almost all conveyancing in Mottingham relates to registered property but in the rare situation where your property is not registered it adds to the complexity but is resolvable.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Mottingham?
Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Mottingham. 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 opted to have a survey completed on a property in Mottingham before retaining solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks will not issue a mortgage on such a home.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Mottingham. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.
What does commercial conveyancing in Mottingham cover?
Non domestic conveyancing in Mottingham covers a wide array of advice, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.
In my capacity as executor for the will of my grandmother I am disposing of a house in Cardiff but live in Mottingham. My solicitor (based 260 miles awayrequires that I execute a stat dec prior to the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Mottingham to attest and place their company stamp on the document?
Technically speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are based in Mottingham
Online reading suggests that Mottingham solicitors are more costly than Mottingham conveyancers in Mottingham when it comes to purchasing a house. Am I better off using a conveyancer or a solicitor where I am buying for my home move in Mottingham.
When it comes to conveyancing in Mottingham the costs are unlikely to vary dramatically depending on whether the legal expert is a licenced conveyancer or solicitor.