Please note that, although our offices here in Cheadle are currently fully open for business, we are not able to meet with clients face to face in light of the current Covid19 crisis.
However, we continue to be able to take instructions from clients over the telephone and also via e-mail, particularly with regard to new Will, Probate and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) instructions. Furthermore, we can arrange for proper execution of Wills in the comfort of a client’s own home.
If there are any new matters you would like one of our Solicitors to deal with then please call the office on 01538 755761 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Eric Whitehead Partnership
30th March 2020
WHY YOU SHOULD VOLUNTARILY REGISTER YOUR PROPERTY
If you have owned your property or land for a number of years (prior to December 1988 in the Staffordshire Moorlands) and there has been no change in ownership since, that property or land is likely to be unregistered at the Land Registry.
Although there is no obligation on property or land owners to voluntarily register their property or land, there are several advantages of doing so, for example:
The title to unregistered property or land is found in the bundle of deeds relating to the property or land in question. If those deeds are ever lost, damaged or destroyed it can cause serious problems if the owner wishes to sell the property or land. When a property or land is registered at the Land Registry, those old dusty deeds are effectively replaced by a simple document setting out a description...