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Ready to buy a new home? Failing to check that a lawyer is on the Barclays - Woolwich list of approved solicitors can put your transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Common questions asked concerning the Barclays - Woolwich Solicitor Panel

I instructed a law firm to conveyancing on my remortgage 4 weeks ago having applied for a mortgage with Barclays - Woolwich. The firm reassured me that they are on Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel and provided me their panel number. Barclays - Woolwich then told me that their panel number was dormant and would need to be reactivated. What do I do from here? Should I appoint a new solicitor listed on the conveyancing panel for Barclays - Woolwich?
You may be very frustrated with the lawyer but if it only go take a few more days they it may be worth waiting as, depending on how far progressed you are you may end up delaying the transaction by a number of weeks if you need to replace your solicitor You may wish to enlist the help of your broker to check with the Barclays - Woolwich as to how long they think it will take to get the firm to get back on the panel.
Our grandson is about to exchange on a house that has just been built with a home loan from Barclays - Woolwich. His solicitor has advised him of a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?
The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when asked.

The Developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it.

The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

How do I find a local solicitor on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 25 kilometers to meet the solicitor.
Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel search on this website. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Barclays - Woolwich solicitor panel.
My grandmother passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor was left the property. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £4500. I want to transfer the title deeds into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Barclays - Woolwich , pay off the mortgage etc. Is this allowed?
If you intend to re-mortgage then Barclays - Woolwich will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Barclays - Woolwich mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
Hi, thinking about buying a house off my mate. Once we agree a price, what’s the best way to proceed? I plan to obtain a mortgage with Barclays - Woolwich. Is there anyway to cut out the solicitors to save us both money? My dad reckons back in the day he did a lot of it himself, just went into the land registry office and providing them with the info they needed himself
If you are getting a mortgage with Barclays - Woolwich involved you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel. We would not encourage you to both use the same solicitors' firm. There are clear conflict of interest issues and it's not going to make a huge difference to the speed of the overall process. So as not to hold things us you should pass on your solicitors details to Barclays - Woolwich. Feel free to use our search tool to look for a licensed conveyancer or solicitor on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel.
I'm in the throws of looking at flats and am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this stage? I will be getting a home loan with Barclays - Woolwich
You should start obtaining conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on the the EA. As you are getting a mortgage with Barclays - Woolwich , make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel.
After much negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment. My financial adviser recommended their conveyancers I paid an upfront payment of 150. Soon after the conveyancers contacted me to say that they were not on the Barclays - Woolwich conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Barclays - Woolwich panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.