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getmore4less wrote: »
The sale will be handled by a conveyancer in many cases a solicitor.
very unlikely the conveyance will be the estate agents, not sure they can even do it in England and wales.
The conveyancer handles the transfers it goes nowhere near the estate agents.
My Solicitors letter:
Further to previous correspondence I write to advise that your Mum’s property has been sold. I enclose herewith copy email I had sent to your sister.
SisterB (name withheld immediately phoned me and said that Sister A (name withheld) is in hospital however, she advised that the distribution will be made in the next 14 days. If this does not happen, I have told them that I will commence proceedings.
Anthear wrote: »
Hi Annbarbs - selling a house can take between a minimum of 6 weeks to several months. The buyer's solicitor has to apply for 'searches' - this is where they look for information about the property - whether it has had planning permission for anything, where the water supply is etc. This takes as long as it takes and it can be a number of weeks. Don't worry that just because it is taking time you won't get your money.
Just to give you an idea of timescales, it can take around a year for everything to be sorted with an estate, so I wouldn't be worried yet. There are delays with the tax office at the moment, so it might be that even when the money comes through from the sale of the house, you might be waiting for the tax office (HMRC) to do whatever they need to do (they issue a certificate called a 'Clearance Certificate). Unfortunately nothing can be done to speed this up and it's a case of waiting.
Please don't stress about it because it's something that you can't control - I know this is easier said than done, believe me!
I would register with one of the GP practices and explain your Mental Health problems and see how you get on. Don't make a judgement without experiencing the service there yourself.
Hope this helps, hang in there!
IMPORTANT UPDATE- Just got an email today from my Solicitor,He says the house has now been sold.
And my money is ready to be paid to me.
Here is the letter I got from My Solicitor just now:
Names have been withheld as this is a public forum but here is the letter I got.
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