I am under pressure from the executor of a property in Putney to exchange within four weeks. What can I do to accelerate the buying process?
Where you are under time constraints to complete it is advisable to make sure that your lawyer is familiar with the area as they will make use of local relationships and intelligence. It is even conceivable that they could have transacted previousproperties in the same street. You would be best advised to use a Putney conveyancing firm. In addition, check that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is estimated that 18% of Putney conveyancing deals are suspended or jeopardised after discovering a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their mortgage lender’s list of approved solicitors. This can often result in the home move being delayed by an average of three weeks. It is believed that this issue affects in the region of 100,000 home moves every year. Many Putney conveyancing practices can not represent certain mortgage companies so do check as early as possible.
Having sold my house in Putney last December yet the purchaser is whats apping every few hours to moan that his lawyer is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?
After completion of your sale your lawyer is duty bound to deliver the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. If applicable, your conveyancer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion tasks specific conveyancing in Putney.
I am purchasing a property and the solicitor has identified Chancel Repair to which the house may be liable as it falls into the area of such a church. She has mentioned insurance. Is this really required for conveyancing in Putney
Unless a previous purchase of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you can assume that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Putney to continue to recommend a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Putney?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Putney. 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…’
How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Putney and how can your lawyers assist?
The particular law that you refer to gives a safeguard to business lessees, giving them the legal entitlement to make a request to court for a renewal tenancy and remain in occupation at the end of the lease term. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing solicitors who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in Putney
Our lawyer in Putney has informed me that he requires proof of ID documents asserting that this forms part of his obligations as a conveyancer on the lender Solicitor panel. Is this right?
Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require Putney conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Client Care letter that you need to sign will no doubt confirm this. Your lawyer is right that the mortgage company also require certain documents to be viewed. If a you refuse to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer would not be able to accept instructions from you. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the mortgage company's UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements