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who needs to sign the mortgage deeds when you are buying l

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who needs to sign the mortgage deeds when you are buying land
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Hi,
Thank you for your question and welcome.
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The mortgage deed has to be signed by the person that is actually taking out the loan (borrower) and giving the bank security.
As it is a deed it has to be witnessed.
The bank in all likelihood wont sign it, because they only have benefit under the mortgage deed and not a burden. Can I be of any further assistance?
Kind regards
AJ
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

do they never sign even if there is a place marked on form for sign and stamp

Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you.
It is not that they don't ever sign the deed but if there is no obligation on the bank under the deed then there is no need for them to sign it. The only obligation is on the borrower.
Kind regards
AJ