I have a 3,000 charge on my property which is now due. How do i go about paying and having it removed from my property
Province/Country relating to question : England
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
I was in a relationship some years ago when the relationship broke up my ex-partner wanted £5,000 or he was going to take me to court for half of the home . It is my propery. He hassled me for over two years until i agreed to have the charge put on my property for 10 years. The time is now up.
I assume that you can pay the money although you do not say why the charge is for £3000 but he wanted £5000. The amount, is immaterial.
What happens is that you give him the £5000, £3000 or whatever and he, in return gives you land registry form DS1 which you then send to the land registry along with a fee of (from memory) £50 and they remove the charge. There is a potential problem which is that you give him the money and he then does not give you the form. It is usual wherefore to involve solicitors who cannot renege on an agreement. So, he gives his solicitor the DS1 duly signed and you give your solicitor the dosh. Your solicitor undertakes to release the dosh and his solicitor agrees to release the DS 1. Those undertakings between solicitors are absolutely binding. It is no big deal to deal with this.
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Thanks that helps a lot.
No worries. Regards
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