Lost title deeds is not an uncommon problem
The first thing to do is to check if the property is registered. If it is registered, then all you need is the land registry title because any other deeds are of historic interest only although sometimes they make contain the odd guarantee or suchlike.
You can get the title deed and the plan quickly and easily by using this link:
and you will have to pay 3 pounds for the title deed and 3 pounds for the plan. You may not need the plan.
You will then have them in minutes if not seconds.
If it is not registered at the land registry thn it needs to be registered.
The deeds could be with a solicitor or they could be with an existing lender (even if the mortgage has been paid off) or they may just be around the house. Indeed, they could have been lost!
If title deeds of an unregistered property cannot be found then it’s a case of registering a first registration with lost title deeds.
That is not a job for the fainthearted but possible.
It’s not unknown for unregistered title deeds to get lost, and for that reason, the land registry have produced this practice guide:
And here is an article on the subject:
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