What are the hidden risks for lenders post purchase?
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Whilst all land in England and Wales is required to be registered at HMLR, following any significant change in title, only around 85% of all land in England and Wales actually is.
A valuable lesson
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Recent data from the Bank of England's Credit Conditions Review on Q4 of 2016 noted a return to "greater credit availability for borrowers with LTV ratios above 75%."
Stand and deliver
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As the government comes under increasing pressure to meet housing targets, compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) are gaining favour as a means of allowing a public body to take a property by right where it is needed as a matter of public interest.
Be on your guard
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When buying land it is vital to ensure that the seller has exclusive possession of the land and also owns the paper title. It is only possible to convey and receive title to a parcel of land if this is the case. The recent decision in Heaney v Kirkby brings this into sharp focus and demonstrates the problems that can arise when someone claims ownership over a piece of land by adverse possession.
Equity relief for the older borrower
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Despite their increasing prevalence, older people frequently faces age-biased lending criteria, often making borrowing difficult. The growing popularity of equity relief may provide the solution however.
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