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    As you haven't read a book on this yet, I think...

    As you haven't read a book on this yet, I think this is probably not for you.

    You don't need a solicitor to do this, and as the seller your job is the easiest, but prudence suggests that you...
  2. So to summarise; you purchased your house. You...

    So to summarise; you purchased your house. You also purchased at the same time a driveway for £2000. Your solicitor filed the plan incorrectly at the land registry, omitting part of the land you...
  3. If the house is easy to sell, just reply politely...

    If the house is easy to sell, just reply politely that you don't think one is necessary, and you respectfully decline the offer to fund one.

    But weigh up the liklihood of them pulling out (which...
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    I think this depends on how confident you are. In...

    I think this depends on how confident you are. In my last purchase I dispensed with all the searches and just did my own research. But I knew the area, flood risks, mining risks, planning risks etc....
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    It doesn't sound like that good a house from the...

    It doesn't sound like that good a house from the rest of your post! I don't think the LL will change, but it sounds like he is happy for you to leave. Negotiate with the LL to release you without...
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    Haha. I PMed my answer, just so we don't get into...

    Haha. I PMed my answer, just so we don't get into trouble.
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    Sounds like the same people I used :-) There...

    Sounds like the same people I used :-)

    There is a cancellation period for this 'insurance', although despite me cancelling within this period they 'forgot' and tried to add it to the bill. They...
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    Haha. Sounds like we used the same firm, unless...

    Haha. Sounds like we used the same firm, unless they are pinching wording from each other and using the same charging scale. Don't mention the name though - I think it's against forum rules. I got...
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    I used an online conveyancer last year, and had...

    I used an online conveyancer last year, and had similar issues to you. Once everything was over, I raised a complaint querying many items on their bill. It then had to go through their formal...
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    You can get ID1s 'signed off' for free if you...

    You can get ID1s 'signed off' for free if you live near a land registry office. Otherwise, shop around. My first quote was for £20 from a solicitor, but I now have one who does them for £5. Never had...
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    When they send in their bill, ask them to knock...

    When they send in their bill, ask them to knock off the chaps fee. Point out that they did not follow your instructions. I successfully knocked off around £200 from my last bill because the...
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    Well our first viewers made us an offer (perhaps...

    Well our first viewers made us an offer (perhaps our price was too low!) and a quick phone chat with their solicitor confirmed he is completely happy for us to do our own conveyancing. To be honest,...
  13. Thread: Time limits?

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    It would indeed. But it wouldn't be the first Act...

    It would indeed. But it wouldn't be the first Act rendered pointless by careless drafting. I'm sure an expensive barrister could have endless fun with the phrase 'place of business'.
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    In section 38 of the act, the term address is...

    In section 38 of the act, the term address is defined as:

    In this Act—
    “address” means a person’s place of abode or place of business or, in the case of a company, its registered office;

    Could...
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    The advice on that link states: "The address...

    The advice on that link states:

    "The address supplied need not necessarily be the landlord's residence. The address can be that of the landlord's agent, for example: a solicitor, an accountant or...
  16. Thread: TDS Question

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    I too had a case resolved by the TDS where the LL...

    I too had a case resolved by the TDS where the LL did not keep to the agreed time scales for refunding deposits. In their judgement, TDS totally ignored this and did not even answer my points...
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    Ah, that's good news. Thanks.

    Ah, that's good news. Thanks.
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    Conveyancing costs add up over the years, so yes,...

    Conveyancing costs add up over the years, so yes, I think it is worth testing the waters. I will try and remember to post back here to say whether I met any resistance or not.

    The last few...
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    My house goes on the market Friday, and I too am...

    My house goes on the market Friday, and I too am pursuing the DIY conveyancing route.

    How do you envisage the reclaiming of extra costs to work? I would be happy with the buyer saying upfront "You...
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    Thanks for everyone's advice. We thought you...

    Thanks for everyone's advice. We thought you might like to know the outcome of this. We went silent while the process was ongoing, just in case the LL reads this forum too.

    We submitted a county...
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    An answer to one of my previous posts suggested...

    An answer to one of my previous posts suggested that where the space available has been decreased, one could expect the rent to be also decreased, possibly proportionally (this was in an HMO though)....
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    My local court is closed until January and not...

    My local court is closed until January and not answering the phone. I have to pay a fee to start all this off. Does anyone know who the cheque should be made out to?
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    The landlord has kindly written to us denying...

    The landlord has kindly written to us denying that the rent was ever increased. Since the 'extra' was paid in cash, I suspect this was because he accidentely forgot to declare it on his tax form, but...
  24. Ha ha ha. Presumable the estate agent will be...

    Ha ha ha. Presumable the estate agent will be phoning up Plod and turning himself in for a spell behind bars.

    Actually contrary to my previous post, I went back through my paperwork, and my last...
  25. Well, now the phone lines are open, it looks like...

    Well, now the phone lines are open, it looks like the nice man at the TDS is giving us some extra time to get the paperwork in order.
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