Index of documentation Residential transaction case study

Chapter 3: An outline of a conveyancing transaction
No additional documentation

Chapter 4: Taking instructions and other initial matters
Key points to consider when taking instructions and giving advice
Initial letter to the clients purchasing 9 Castle Hill Blakey
Terms and conditions of business
Estimate of conveyancing charges
Co-ownership options

Chapter 5: The draft contract
Draft contract for the purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey
Suggested amendments to the draft contract re 9 Castle Hill Blakey
Draft contract for the sale of 19 Minster Yard Blakey
Covering letter to the buyer?s solicitors re 19 Minster Yard Blakey

Chapter 6: Pre-contract searches and enquiries
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey:
Land charges search
Drainage and water enquiry
Official certificate of search
Schedule to official certificate of search
Replies to standard enquiries of the local authority
Review of the pre-contract search results

Chapter 7: Town and country planning
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey:
Further consideration of planning issues

Chapter 8: Deducing and investigating
Conveyance of 9 Castle Hill Blakey dated 4th May 1987
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Letter to seller?s solicitors raising requisitions on title
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Land charges search
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Report on title to 9 Castle Hill Blakey
Sale of 19 Minster Yard Blakey: Official copy of the register of title

Chapter 9: Mortgages
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Instructions from the lender in respect of the clients? mortgage offer on the purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Legal charge

Chapter 10: Exchange of contracts
Memorandum of exchange of contracts on 19 Minster Yard Blakey
Memorandum of exchange of contracts on 9 Castle Hill Blakey
Post-exchange letter to the solicitors acting for the buyer of 19 Minster Yard Blakey
Post-exchange letter to the solicitors acting for the seller of 9 Castle Hill Blakey

Chapter 11: The purchase deed
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Contract
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Land Registry Form TR1

Chapter 12: Pre-completion procedures
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Land charges search against the seller and his deceased wife
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Bankruptcy search for Shilpa Jennings and Daniel Rodriquez

Chapter 13: Completion
Acting for the seller: Action list for pre-completion and completion activities
Acting for the buyer: Action list for pre-completion and completion activities
Sale of 19 Minster Yard Blakey: Letter raising mortgage undertakings

Chapter 14: Post-completion procedures
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Land Registry application form FR1
Purchase of 9 Castle Hill Blakey: Mortgage deed to English Widows Plc
Conveyance of 9 Castle Hill Blakey dated 4th May 1987
Form TR1 (i.e. purchase deed)

Chapter 15: Delays and remedies
Sale of 19 Minster Yard Blakey: Notice to complete and explanatory notes