I bought a house in 2017 and have just found out that the previous owners bank haven't lifted the mortgage charge on it

23rd Jan 2018

Should my solicitor have completed sale without this happening and do I own the house?

CATEGORY: Conveyancing & Property

LOCATION: HERTFORDSHIRE

1 answer
  • Integrum Law

    The solicitor who acted for you when you purchased the property would have received an undertaking from the solcitor acting for the seller to remove the charge.

    I would suggest that you speak to your solicitor.

    PS - It is possible that there has been some delay in registering the transaction if it was late 2017.

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