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  • This is the document which contains all of the terms of the agreement between the seller and the buyer including the purchase price, parties, property address, any standard conditions and special terms. Contracts must be exchanged to make the transaction ...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The contract contains all of the terms of the agreement between the seller and the buyer including the price, parties, property address, details of the root of title any standard conditions and special terms. A contract is necessary to make the transacti...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The contract contains all of the terms of the agreement between the seller and the buyer including the price, parties, property address, details of the root of title any standard conditions and special terms. A contract is necessary to make the transacti...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Covenant for mortgage conditions

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    A form used to document a covenant for mortgage conditions...

    Remortgages & Transfers
  • Where two parties purchase a property jointly they will sometimes want to set out certain agreements, such as what percentage of the equity each party is entitled to, who should be responsible for the outgoings, what happens if one party decides they want...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • Although restrictive covenants are capable of binding the successors to the original covenantor, positive covenants (such as to pay a maintenance charge) will generally not be. For this reason it is sometimes a requirement for a purchaser to enter into a ...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • Occasionally, it will be necessary for the owner of one property, for the benefit of another, to grant an easement (a legal right). This might be a right of way, a right to use service media or a right of access for repair for example. It will often occur...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • Occasionally a transfer of part of land will be drafted, approved and registered but as a result of a mistake the plan will not be accurate and will not properly reflect the position on the ground. Where this happens it may be appropriate to rectify the p...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • If you're selling an property with unregistered title you'll be expected to supply the buyer with a schedule of the documents that you are supplying and that will form the proof of ownership. This handy template will help you give the buyer the informatio...

    Sale & Purchase
  • This form, completed by the seller, will confirm what chattels (carpets, curtains, light fittings, furniture etc.) that the seller intends to leave at the property and what items he intends to take away. Irrespective of any prior agreement or any informat...

    Sale & Purchase
  • A specimen flat lease with various schedules, covenants and applicable conditions of the lease....

    Sale & Purchase
  • A comprehensive 10 part Guide to Standard Conditions of Sale (4th Edition) ...

    Sale & Purchase
  • A specimen house lease with varied schedules, applicable covenants and terms and conditions of the lease....

    Sale & Purchase
  • Disputes about the position of or responsibility for a boundary are one of the most common causes of litigation between neighbours and this litigation can quickly become very expensive and acrimonious. Our e-booklet aims to give you a clear overview of wh...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • This handy guide will explain the law in relation to land covenants. It explains the difference between positive and restrictive covenants and how and when each type can be enforced, both in common law and in equity as well as options for removing them or...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • Our "Law on Easements" e-booklet will you an insight into the legal rules that apply to rights of way and other rights that affect land including the different ways they can be created such as by deed or by long use and what rights are not enforceable by ...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • The specimen contract is based on the Law Society's approved form and is specifically tailored for leasehold properties. It is drafted in such a way as to be acceptable to most buyers. The contract is an essential element of a conveyancing transaction as ...

    Sale & Purchase
  • When the property is leasehold, particularly if it is a flat, it will be necessary to raise certain enquiries with the landlord for the benefit of the buyer dealing with such matters as how much service charge is payable, whether the rent is up to date, w...

    Sale & Purchase
  • If the property is leasehold, particularly if it is a flat, the seller should be asked to complete the Sellers Leasehold Information Form. This form enquires about issues such as how much rent and service charge is payable, whether there have been any dis...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The national conditions of sale were the forerunner to the standard conditions of sale. The aim was to help standardise conveyancing contracts thus simplifying the process and making sure that the buyer and seller had the necessary protection. The nationa...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Where a leasehold property is purchased and the lease requires a notice to be served on the landlord advising of the change of ownership (most leases contain such a provision) this template ought to allow you to ensure the landlord is given all of the inf...

    Sale & Purchase
  • When buying a leasehold property it is generally a term of the lease that a notice must be served on the landlord on completion confirming the change of ownership and if the buyer has mortgaged the property, confirming this and giving details of the new o...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Property Report

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    A sample property report which gives an overview and summary of the various enquiries and points related to the property sale...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Purchase Completion Statement

    Free to Subscribers

    A document that includes the financial position for the property purchase...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Most law firms which deal with a high volume of conveyancing have a standard set of responses to requisitions on title which is amended to reflect the circumstances of a specific transaction. As well as being more time efficient than drafting responses fr...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The requisitions on title are a set of questions that a buyer should ask of a seller's conveyancer prior to completion and usually after exchange of contracts. The aim is to check, amongst other things, that all of the information previously provided by t...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Sale Completion Statement

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    A form used to detail the financial details within the sale completion statement...

    Sale & Purchase
  • See an example coal authority search result used within property conveyancing in affected areas...

    Conveyancing Searches
  • A conveyancing search example from a common search result...

    Conveyancing Searches
  • A conveyancing search example from a drainage search result ...

    Sale & Purchase
  • View a sample environmental search result used within the conveyancing process...

    Conveyancing Searches
  • An example Local Authority Search Result with pre-defined questions and relevant answers to these enquiries....

    Conveyancing Searches
  • A sample of a Land Registry Office Copy Entry and detail in the property and charges register....

    Sale & Purchase
  • The sellers property information form (SPIF) incorporates a set of standard enquiries of the seller covering topics such as disputes with neighbours, whether alterations have been carried out at the property, whether any guarantees are available and so on...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The standard conditions of sale have been produced by the Law Society to govern residential conveyancing contracts. Although the use of the standard conditions is not compulsory they provide a useful framework for a conveyancing contract and help ensure t...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The contract is an essential element of a conveyancing transaction. It is made of two parts. The particulars, which set out the parties, the property, the price and the conditions etc. The vast majority of contracts will incorporate one of the sets of Law...

    Sale & Purchase
  • The standard conditions of sale 4th edition have now been replaced by the 5th edition however many conveyancers are still using the 4th edition. The standard conditions were developed by the Law Society to help create uniformity of conveyancing contracts ...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Where two people own a property jointly and elect to hold it as tenants in common, the Land Registry will enter a “Form A” restriction on the title to alert potential purchasers to the presence of a trust and to prevent a sale or mortgage by a sole pr...

    Sale & Purchase
  • Statutory declaration as to equitable interest on death of tenant in common...

    Sale & Purchase
  • A statutory declaration is a written statement of fact, sworn in the presence of a solicitor (or commissioner for oaths). Statutory declarations are used in conveyancing to support claims to various legal interests. A statutory declaration as to right of ...

    DIY Conveyancing / General
  • A “transfer of equity” involves a change of legal ownership of land which results in at least one of the original owners remaining on the legal title and at least one being added or removed. This comprehensive 49 page guide will take you step by step ...

    Remortgages & Transfers

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