The following delays usually arise in conveyancing. These delays in conveyancing can be avoided if the matters are attended to well in advance of sale/purchase.
Obtain the PPS Numbers (PPSN) of venders/purchasers. It is to be noted that if you are a non-resident, you must apply for a PPSN to buy or sell property.
Payment of Non-Principal Private Residence Charge (NPPRC). This applies when a person has a second house. Applies to non-residents as well. If the moneys have not been paid, then they must be paid or a certificate of exception has to be obtained, stating not applicable due to the fact that it is a person’s sole dwelling.
Planning Permission: A person has carried out an extension or carried out any work on the property. An issue may arise as to whether it complies with planning permission and building regulations. If such work has been carried out, the proposed vendor should consult with his/her engineer and it may be necessary to apply for retention planning permission
Having a pin number and a property ID number for your dwelling.
You must obtain a Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate in order to sell your dwelling.
These are some common delays in conveyancing and we advise that you have all of the above in order before buying/selling a house.