In May 2009 our licensed conveyancing Devon team handled the purchase conveyancing for a freehold for a abode valued at around £185, 000. 00 located at West Yelland, EX31. The local authority area of the home is North Devon Council – www.northdevon.gov.uk/.
Detailed enquiries were sent within the same day of receiving conveyancing documentation (including Land Registry Documentation). Standard environmental conveyancing in Devon searches conducted during conveyancing process revealed that radon gas risk could be an issue affecting properties in this region. The Land Registry Office Copies supplied were out of date and accordingly fresh copies were requested from the registered proprietors conveyancing solicitor.
The Land Registry documentation revealed that the property was subject to restrictions/rights/covenants as set out in a conveyance dated 23/02/1976.
It was important that we check with the registered proprietors property conveyancer that the aforementioned restrictions/covenants etc. had been fully complied with. Dawn Thomas was the property lawyer in charge of conveyancing in Devon, South West England. The estate agent's particulars of sale detailing the registered proprietors property conveyancer was obtained shortly before receiving the conveyancing documentation. The estate agent was the Webbers branch covering Devon.