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FAQs for the Accord Buy to Let Conveyancing Panel

How easy is it to change a solicitor as I need to find one who is on the Accord Buy to Let conveyancing panel. Is it practical to instruct different lawyers?
If you haven't yet instructed a solicitor to do anything for you and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer you're considering.
My conveyancer has uncovered an inconsistency when comparing the assumptions in Accord Buy to Let’s home valuation report and what is revealed within the title deeds. My solicitor says that as he is on the Accord Buy to Let conveyancing panel he must check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s course or action correct?
A precondition to being on the Accord Buy to Let approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Accord Buy to Let) which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.
I am purchasing a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in London who is on the Accord Buy to Let approved. Can you recommend a local firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Accord Buy to Let . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
We're in London, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Accord Buy to Let , but our solicitor is on the Accord Buy to Let conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Accord Buy to Let conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a time-frame for your conveyancing due to third parties outside of our control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain
When it comes to lenders such as Accord Buy to Let do solicitors have to be pay a fee to be on the list of approved solicitors?
We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their panel although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.
Can I be sure that the solicitor on the Accord Buy to Let panel is any good?
Getting recommendations is a good starting point. Before you go ahead check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always recommend that you speak with the solicitor handling your conveyancing
Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Accord Buy to Let. Solicitors have been appointed? How long does it take for Accord Buy to Let to send the offer to our conveyancer
Some lenders take longer than others. Have Accord Buy to Let conducted the valuation? Have you advised Accord Buy to Let as your lawyers details and checked that your lawyer is on the Accord Buy to Let conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through