Tag Archives: Solicitor
in UK law what is Trust of Land and Appointments of Trustees Act 1996 in terms of joint house ownership?
My partner wants to end our relationship and sell our house. (2/3 of the property is in her name at her request at the start of our co-habitation because she has 2 adult offspring and I one from former relationships. We have been living together for 7+years) A letter has been served to me by … Continue reading
My sister has been buying a flat, all seemed OK and she has a solicitor with the normal buying fees (about £1000). She has now come across some really big problems with the purchase caused by the vendors. Firstly they are unwilling to provide insurance on the common shared parts, hallway, roofs etc. Secondly it … Continue reading
hi there, can anyone help please? we are buying a house from a divorced couple. the woman is still living in the house at the moment. the price has been agreed and has been accepted in writing by both people also all the house contents have been agreed and signed by both people. we have … Continue reading
Well I am just about to buy my house but a friend of mine has told me that i can get my conveyancing work done by a firm of solicitors based in India? He said its a fraction of the price and they are all legally certified to carry out the necessary documentation? Anyone know … Continue reading
should you use a solicitor in your own area or that of the area you are moving to when buying a new house?
I want to buy a house in the Shetland Islands, should I use a solicitor there to act on my behalf or one from my own town
I am going to buy a house but i dont know a thing about where to start except that i have just arrange a veiwing, could someone tell me, do you need a solicitor if you want to buy a house outright ( no morgage) ? and if so, do you have to find your … Continue reading
Hello, we have recently brought a 4 bedroom house. We are planning to rent it ASAP, so that we dont have to keep paying mortgages from our own pocket. We already have another house where i live in. So honestly speaking, we cant afford 2 mortageges for a very long time. We have few vieiwing … Continue reading
Am looking for a conveyancer to do the legal work for a sale and purchase of properties in Sheffield/Doncaster. Conveyancers seem a lot cheaper than going via a solicitor, but I’ve only used a solicitor in the past. Has anyone used one? Better or worse than going via a solicitor? Can anyone recommend one?
I have been messed around for 12 wks by my solicitor who for the past 10 days has promised ‘it will happen today’, am rapidly loosing the will……….
my will states that after my death my house must be sold. can my son stay here if my other children agree?
My house is stated in my will to be sold and the proceeds to be split between my 3 children. However , my youngest son has moved in with me to look after me. After my death i would like him to be able to stay in the house for a year or so so … Continue reading
I know when I buy my next house a solicitor has searches, land registry etc., to look into, but why charge to sell my house, when I already have to pay the estate agent their fee, after all they are selling my house, the solicitor is`nt. Surely the buyer of my house, instructs his solicitor … Continue reading
Once I get my mortgage offer, can I change my solicitor and provide new solicitor details to the Lender?
I have got my mortgae offer and i have not signed yet….I want to change the soicitor for conveyancing. Will the lender agree to this?
Is it right that a seller can agree a sale figure with me for his property, but continue to take viewers and offers while i set up a mortgage, pay for a survey and employ a solicitor? This would mean that the price i have negoiated can be raised by another buyer one week before … Continue reading
I purchased a home employing a solicitor to do the conveyancing.It transpires that the title was never transferred to my name although I have been paying the mortgage on the property which the bank agreed to. What culpability does the lawyer have and what recourse do I have?
Ihave sold a house & completed the deal & need to sign over the deeds. how can I do this without using a solicitor?