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Natwest - deed of valuation needed

Hi does anyone have any experience of a 'deed of variation' needed on a freehold flat - this has been flagged up right at the last minute by the Natwest ....  this has been going back & forth for a few wks now as they as so slow - we do have a mortgage broker who is very good, the mortgage offer now runs tomorrow !! we have also asked for an offer extension but are still waiting for a answer of this - my son has a good deposit, great credit score etc etc 


  • kingstreet
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    Are you sure it's freehold? That would be unusual and a deed of variation usually applies to a lease - sometimes where ground rent escalation factors are considered effective.

    Either way, it's legal and it requires the agreement of the freeholder.
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