Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@.

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • geek84
    • By geek84 3rd Dec 17, 1:19 PM
    • 1,040Posts
    • 106Thanks
    geek84
    How to find out date property purchased?
    • #1
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:19 PM
    How to find out date property purchased? 3rd Dec 17 at 1:19 PM
    Hi Folks

    I seemed to have misplaced my property deed. So, how do I find out the date on which I bought my property and became the legal owner?

    Thanks
Page 1
    • frugalmacdugal
    • By frugalmacdugal 3rd Dec 17, 1:22 PM
    • 6,172 Posts
    • 5,298 Thanks
    frugalmacdugal
    • #2
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:22 PM
    • #2
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:22 PM
    Hi,

    does your solicitor not hold the deeds, or whoever did your purchase transaction?

    Edit: check out when you first took out home insurance, signed up for electricity or gas.
    Last edited by frugalmacdugal; 03-12-2017 at 1:27 PM.
    Y'all take care now.
    • geek84
    • By geek84 3rd Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    • 1,040 Posts
    • 106 Thanks
    geek84
    • #3
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    • #3
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    Yes, possibly.

    I thought there may be another way of finding out.
    • davidmcn
    • By davidmcn 3rd Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    • 6,810 Posts
    • 6,756 Thanks
    davidmcn
    • #4
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    • #4
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:25 PM
    Bank accounts, mortgage statements, diaries, Rightmove/other online repositories of previous sales, other people you knew at the time who have a better memory than you...or just download the details from the Land Registry.
    • geek84
    • By geek84 3rd Dec 17, 1:28 PM
    • 1,040 Posts
    • 106 Thanks
    geek84
    • #5
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:28 PM
    • #5
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:28 PM
    Thanks david
    • pinklady21
    • By pinklady21 3rd Dec 17, 1:58 PM
    • 423 Posts
    • 284 Thanks
    pinklady21
    • #6
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:58 PM
    • #6
    • 3rd Dec 17, 1:58 PM
    Or it your property is in Scotland, Registers of Scotland can trace and send you a copy of your deeds for a smallish fee. Cheaper to do it online, or you can go into their office in Edinburgh and get it there and then.
    • Tom99
    • By Tom99 3rd Dec 17, 3:10 PM
    • 1,277 Posts
    • 812 Thanks
    Tom99
    • #7
    • 3rd Dec 17, 3:10 PM
    • #7
    • 3rd Dec 17, 3:10 PM
    Try Right move

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/house-prices.html
    • macman
    • By macman 3rd Dec 17, 3:20 PM
    • 41,690 Posts
    • 17,226 Thanks
    macman
    • #8
    • 3rd Dec 17, 3:20 PM
    • #8
    • 3rd Dec 17, 3:20 PM
    As above: Free and takes about five seconds. It goes back to at least 1999.
    No free lunch, and no free laptop
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 3rd Dec 17, 4:06 PM
    • 4,936 Posts
    • 21,825 Thanks
    Slinky
    • #9
    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:06 PM
    • #9
    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:06 PM
    As above: Free and takes about five seconds. It goes back to at least 1999.
    Originally posted by macman

    It goes back to Jan 1995.
    • geek84
    • By geek84 3rd Dec 17, 6:11 PM
    • 1,040 Posts
    • 106 Thanks
    geek84
    Thanks Folks.

    Any further suggestions greatly appreciated.
    • shortcrust
    • By shortcrust 3rd Dec 17, 6:23 PM
    • 1,547 Posts
    • 2,042 Thanks
    shortcrust
    Thanks Folks.

    Any further suggestions greatly appreciated.
    Originally posted by geek84
    Do you really need further suggestions?!
    • RichardD1970
    • By RichardD1970 3rd Dec 17, 6:36 PM
    • 2,801 Posts
    • 4,085 Thanks
    RichardD1970
    Thanks Folks.

    Any further suggestions greatly appreciated.
    Originally posted by geek84
    Zoopla?

    Regression hypnosis?
    Last edited by RichardD1970; 03-12-2017 at 6:39 PM.
    • bondy01
    • By bondy01 4th Dec 17, 10:14 AM
    • 397 Posts
    • 116 Thanks
    bondy01
    nethouseprices.com
    • westernpromise
    • By westernpromise 4th Dec 17, 11:14 AM
    • 3,498 Posts
    • 4,481 Thanks
    westernpromise
    Have you tried a ouija board? As well as helping you to find out when you bought your house, these can often be a good way of finding out if someone was murdered in it.

    Of course if you're in Scotland you can take the last as read.
    The Lottery, with its weekly pay-out of enormous prizes, was the one public event to which the proles paid serious attention. It was probable that there were some millions of proles for whom the Lottery was the principal if not the only reason for remaining alive. -
    George Orwell, Nineteen-Eighty-Four
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

1,431Posts Today

7,725Users online

Martin's Twitter