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Who is the beneficiary of the covenant please?
Not sure I just noticed it stated on the land registry document on my mortgage application.
Ok - you need to check who is the beneficiary
Only the beneficiary can take action
How do I do that?
Unless you are named, or it says neighbour, you can't
You need to get a copy of their deeds
You can get this online:
Once you know who the beneficiary is, they can take action to enforce it
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Who is this likely to be ? The council? What if is says the neighbouring estates owners who are a housing association?
I can't say it could be any one of those
Unless you see what it says in the deeds you can't guess
But download a copy, I think it is less than £10
Can I clarify anything for you?
When I go on the website link provided by you earlier , what exactly am I looking for ?
Search with address link at bottom
Then fill in the information and download the deeds
Does that help?
I think so , I will give it a try , thanks.
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Can I enter my address as I am not 100% sure of their door number
Well I dont think so because you might get the wrong deeds
Okay, I thought so . IF it says the homeowner is the beneficiary what then?
Then only the homeowner can take action
Or the person named
No-one else can
Otherwise only option is to complain to the Council - they may or may not be able to do anything
Does that clarify?
It is a little confusing, in that what is the point of attaching a covenant to the property if the people to enforce it are the one's that don't adhere to it anyway, seems a bit of a nonsense - Thanks for the info' links anyway.
Only the beneficiary can enforce it, it is a contractual term in effect.
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