When you’re buying or selling your home – or mortgaging a property - it’s important to make sure that the legal process doesn’t slow you down.

Our top tip for speeding up the sale of a house is to involve an experienced conveyancer or solicitor as early as possible. John Charcol Legal can help you find a conveyancer who can assist your home purchase at a competitive price.

Our team of mortgage experts can help answer questions on the legal process of buying a house and have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help.  If you can’t find the answer in the online FAQs, ask your own question and we’ll get back to you with a tailored answer.

Can our daughter get a guarantor mortgage & put a charge on ours?

Hi, my wife and I own our on home valued at £300,000 without...

Two flats within a Freehold Property

I have had an offer accepted on a freehold property which is...

Sale and Rent Back

The short answer is Lenders do not like sale and rent back...

Can my name be taken off a joint mortgage without my permission

She is stating that she can just have my name removed from the...

Will my husband's age effect whether we can have a joint mortgage?

I am looking to port my existing mortage and borrow a bit more to...

Our mortgage is in my wife's name. Can I buy a house in my name?

The mortgage on my home is in my wife's name only. We are looking...

If my ex husband dies am I solely responsible for our mortgage?

My ex husband and I have both our names on the mortgage and he...

Can I add my wife to the mortgage?

Hi there, I would like to add my wife name in my mortgage. Could...

Transfer of Property Ownership and Care Home Costs

I would like to buy my mother and father inlaw's house with my...

Shared Appreciation Mortgage

My partner's father has recently died and we have just discovered...

If my mortgage was mis-sold, can it be deemed void and be cancelled?

Hi. If my mortgage was mis-sold can it be deemed void and...

I want to change my mortgage into my sole name, do I owe my husband anything?

I took a joint mortgaage with my husband 7 years ago. I paid the...

Can my ex claim for the equity even though I'm the one who's paying the mortgage?

My ex walked out on me 2 years ago, and she carried on paying...

Can I take my ex husband's name off the mortgage if he's no longer paying towards it?

Could remove my ex husbands name from our joint mortgage?

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