Plot Sales Assistant

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Crownhill
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Plot Sales Assistant

Plot Sales Assistant , Milton Keynes

Major objective of this role is the efficient processing of plot sales for private developer clients within a noted plot sales team.

Under the supervision of a partner you will undertake the administration of plot sales.

You will possess excellent typing and organisational skills. The successful candidate will be required to work efficiently and be able to work under pressure. Good communication skills are required - reporting and liaising with clients.

The role will include:

i) Assisting the Partner in the preparation and assembly of the standard estate documentation (the Seller's Legal Pack). This will include drafting the contract and lease/transfer, Land Registry entries and filed plan, other title documents, standard replies to enquiries, planning, highway and drainage documents, and other relevant papers.

ii) Sending the Estate plan and draft lease or transfer to the Land Registry for approval.

iii) Upon receipt of instruction, preparing the draft documentation to accord with the details of the particular sale and sending out the draft documents to the Buyer's solicitors for approval.

iv) Keeping a running record of the progress of sales for each estate and updating the Client and his Agent on a regular basis.

v) Dealing with additional enquiries and other correspondence of an administrative nature. Referring enquiries of a factual nature to the client.

vi) Following exchange, reporting to the Client and Agent, and preparing for completion. Sending out engrossments for signing, replying to requisitions and preparing the buyer's completion statement.

viii) Dealing with completion; reporting to Client; preparing instructions to Accounts to send out completion monies to Client's Bank; preparing Client's completion statement and bill.

viv) Dealing with any post completion.requisitions from the Land Registry etc.

Working under the supervision of a plot sales partner you will upon receipt of the transfer or request for consent to register the transfer of a dwelling, to check against the Building Lease as to the requirements of the disposal of a dwelling on the estate.

Release the transfer for completion upon an appropriate undertaking from the developer's solicitor.

Enter into legal charges and overage deeds with the developer on the transfer of apartment blocks and housing overage covenants and charges on the transfer of dwellings to Registered Providers.

Register the housing overage covenant and charge with the FCA on completion

Complete online database with details of the completion of the sale of the dwelling.

You will have good typing and organisational skills. The successful candidate will be required to work efficiently and be able to work under pressure. Good communication skills - reporting and liaising with clients and you should have basic land law and knowledge of the law and procedures relating to sales of estate dwellings.

Career progression is available for the right person.

Shortlisting now for this superb opportunity within a noted Plot Sales team.

Please contact Dante Friend, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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