Whether you're a layman looking to understand your own transaction or a lawyer needing assistance with a client's conveyancing our step by step sale and purchase guides will lead you through the process while our mini guides will break the whole thing into manageable chunks and give a deep insight into the key issues and stages. Leasehold, freehold, unregistered, registered – we've got it all covered.
Need help with a remortgage or transfer of equity / deed of gift? Our guides will walk you through the process and highlight some of the common pitfalls. Mortgages and transfers can be very simple procedures but complex issues can sometimes arise and mistakes are easily made. These guides will help you deal with them.
So you want to have a go at your own conveyancing? First you should read about the risks, then if you're still happy to proceed, our guides will take you through each stage of the process telling you what to look out for and helping you avoid falling into expensive traps. Our subscription service will give you access to all of the documents you should need for your conveyancing and we can even supply you with the Land Registry Official Copies you'll need. Our general guides will cover all the obstacles you are likely to face and offer a practical solution. Have a look at our sale and purchase guides too.
A big part of the conveyancing process is the conveyancing searches. This section tells you all about them. What they are, how and when to order them and how to interpret the results. Each search has its own guide and you'll see they are separated into Standard (should be done in every case), Regional (area specific) and Optional (not essential but often useful tools for the would be purchaser). All buyers should beware that when you buy a property, the law assumes that you have seen the information that would have been revealed by searches whether or not you have actually carried them out, so you buy the property subject to the results.
Using a conveyancer to handle your conveyancing will greatly reduce the risk to you and sometimes, particularly if you are taking out a new mortgage, you will have no choice but to instruct a conveyancer. The good news is it doesn't have to break the bank. Get a free, instant quote here. We can also help with quick easy quotes for other moving related services.
Are you looking for the documents you'll need for your conveyancing transaction? Or official copies of the title or other documents from Land Registry. We can help you. Follow the links below.
In 2007 I bought freehold property on mortgage in ipswich in my wife's sole name, since the day one i have been paying all mortgage payments, home insurance, all repairs and refurbishments etc etc not to mention the initial deposit money when applied for the mortgage. although we are still married now that the property prices are gone up seemingly she wishes to sell the property without my knowledge.
can you please inform me how do I register my interest in that property or apply a restriction against the same so that she would not be able to sell it without my full agreement/consent? or my best option under the circumstance? can you also let me know how much you would charge for that service if you were to act on my behalf.
thank you in advance.
We can't represent you as we are not solicitors and so we are not authorised under the Legal Services Act 2007 to carry out this type of work in return for a fee. To register a restriction you would either need your wife's consent or to prove you were entitled to register the restriction. Simply stating the facts you mention above would not be sufficient as that would require the Land Registry to make a judgement as to your legal rights as against those of your wife, which is beyond its powers. If you are living in the property you could register a home rights notice which would effectively prevent a sale while you were still married and in occupation but it would not in itself entitle you to any money. Really though you need to urgently seek the advice of a specialist family law solicitor and get some proper specific advice.
thank you very much, that was still a help.