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I have just inherited my parents house in scotland. The house

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I have just inherited my parents house in scotland. The house has no mortgage on it but when it did it was from an English bank and they didn't inform the Scottish land registry that the house was discharged. Can I inform them myself, what do I need to do?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

The Standard a security has to be discharged. Your solicitor will prepare a formal deed of Discharge and get the lender to sign it. The solicitor will then register the Discharge in the Registers of Scotland.

It will cost about £150 plus vat in fees plus a £60 fee paid to the Registers of Scotland.

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