HM Land Registry: Customers reminded of fast-track service
Announced today, members of the public who might be involved or going to be selling or buying property can ask HM Land Registry to expedite or fast-track an outstanding application. The fast-track process allows those with urgent applications which are needed to complete a transaction can now be done in 10 days. A Request an expedite guide is available will make the process simpler and clearer for the public and conveyancers at no extra charge.
Simon Hayes, Chief Executive and Chief Land Registrar, said:
“ HM Land Registry is committed to ensure no property sale is put at risk – we have always prioritised the delivery of services that enable property sales to be completed. Most of our searches are instant and most changes come at the end of the transaction. However, sometimes changes are needed urgently, and our fast track service means that anyone who has a concern about delays can contact their solicitor or contact us directly so we can investigate and resolve any problems quickly for them.”