BEFORE EVEN beginning to answer this question, you first need to understand what a Caveat involves.
A Caveat is a document, which any person with a legal interest in a Property is able to lodge with the land registry (or titles office).
After registration, a caveat note appears on the Title giving prospective purchasers or financiers notice that a third party might have rights over the property.
The process of preparing, lodging and having a caveat registered with the land registry is quite straight forward. Accordingly, caveats are commonly lodged over properties without obtaining legal advice. [Read more...]