In this section of our website we offer free advice and tutorials to help with many of the Land Registry related problems and queries our customers often face. We provide direct links to download specific HM Land Registry Forms and offer step by step instructions on how to complete them.
You may need an up to date copy of your Title Register to be able to complete the forms. If you do, then these can be obtained via our website for our standard fee. Alternatively they can also be obtained directly from HM Land Registry at a reduced cost.
An application to remove the name of a joint owner who has died, e.g. a wife or husband where the property is owned by them as joint tenants.
It is wise to ensure that the owner's address is kept up to date at the Land Registry, as this will make it more difficult for fraudsters seeking to steal your identity and deprive you of your property. Each joint owner may have up to 3 addresses, including an email address.
As an additional preventative measure to prevent property fraud where you are absent from the property, you may enter a Restriction at the Land Registry that will prevent a disposition such as a sale or mortgage being registered, without a certificate signed by a solicitor
If a property owner's name has changed following a marriage or divorce, or as a result of creating a deed poll, it is important to keep the Land Registry up to date with any such changes. Up to date records make fraudulent activity against your property more difficult.
Where a matrimonial home is owned by only one of the spouses and the other spouse is not living in the home it is important to serve a Home Rights Notice to protect their interest in the property.
Where the Land Registry have not removed the entry of a mortgage which has been repaid from the Title Register.
If a mortgage entry in the Title Register has not been removed, but the mortgage has been repaid, use this form to apply to have the charge removed.
Where a creditor has obtained a judgment from the court and has enforced the judgment by obtaining a charging order against a property owned by the debtor, the charging order should be registered at the Land Registry in order to prevent any dealings with the property without notice to the creditor.