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How long should a Discharge of Standard Security (mortgage)

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How long should a Discharge of Standard Security (mortgage) (Scotland) take. I have been waiting 16 weeks, solicitor is not taking my calls or calling me back as being told by receptionist.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
The work involved is getting confirmation from the lender that the mortgage account has been redeemed and draft and having the lender sign a Discharge, then registering it in the Land Register.
Typically it should take 3 to 4 weeks.
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