Having sold my house in Sydenham last January but the buyer keeps SMS messaging me complaining that his lawyer is waiting to hear from myconveyancer. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?
Post completion of your house sale your conveyancer is committed to send the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. If applicable, your solicitor should also evidence that the mortgage has been discharged to the buyers conveyancers. There are no post completion procedures specific conveyancing in Sydenham.
My grandmother passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the property in Sydenham. The house had a relatively small loan remaining of approximately £8000. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to RBS, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?
If you plan to re-mortgage then RBS will insist on your using a conveyancer on the RBS conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your RBS conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the RBS mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I require expedited conveyancing in Sydenham as I am faced with pressure to exchange contracts within 3 weeks. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?
As you are not taking a mortgage you are at free not to have searches carried out although no lawyer would advise that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Sydenham the following are instances of issues that can be revealed and therefore impact future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...
The deeds to our home are lost. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in Sydenham 5 years ago are no longer around. Will I be able to sell the house?
These day there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your lawyer will know exactly where to locate all the suitable documentation so you can buy or dispose of your house without any difficulty. Where duplicates can’t be found, your lawyer can put in place insurance or indemnities protecting you against possible claims on the premises.
I'm refinancing my primary house to a buy to let loan with Barnsley Building Society and I will use the ballance of the raised equity towards a second property. The area we are looking at is Sydenham. Will your solicitors be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and link together the conveyances?
Do use our comparison tool on this site to check that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. Assuming that they are the solicitor should be able to tie up the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you solicitor and make clear your expectations and needs.
Are all Sydenham solicitors on every lender conveyancing panel?
You can use our search tool or you can go into your high street lender branch in Sydenham. the probability is that they will be in a position to recommend some approved conveyancing solicitors in Sydenham