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

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Frequently asked questions relating to the Barnsley Building Society Solicitor Panel

I appointed a law firm to conduct the legal paperwork on my remortgage 5 weeks ago having applied for a mortgage with Barnsley Building Society. The law firm reassured me that they are on Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel and advised me their panel number. Barnsley Building Society then ,via my broker advised that their panel number was dormant and would need to be reactivated. What happens next? Do I instruct a different law firm currently on the approved panel for Barnsley Building Society?
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 Barnsley Building Society as to the time frame to get your lawyer reinstated on the panel once again.
My lawyer has uncovered a discrepancy between the assumptions in Barnsley Building Society’s valuation survey and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor informs me that as he is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel he is duty bound to ensure that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s approach legitimate?
A precondition to being on the Barnsley Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Barnsley Building Society) 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.
Having used your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the Barnsley Building Society approved panel. How can I be sure given that they are not listed on your directory?
Not all firms are yet listed on our lender panel search tool which is still relatively new. Law firms are listing on a daily basis and it is probably the case that your lawyer is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing lawyer and you should probably take them at their word. Please do feel free to suggest that they completing their listing on our site as it would only cost them £1 a month to list themselves as being on the Barnsley Building Society solicitor panel.
We're in Birmingham, First time buyers buying with a mortgage (lender is Barnsley Building Society , but our solicitor is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Barnsley Building Society 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
My fiance and I are at the point of looking at houses and am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this stage? I will be getting a mortgage with Barnsley Building Society
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 estate agent. As you are getting a mortgage with Barnsley Building Society , ask your prospective lawyers check they are on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
I have a mortgage with Barnsley Building Society. My godfather retired last week and wants to pay off my mortgage. After Barnsley Building Society is paid, I want to transfer the property to my mother's name; How long will it roughly take? Do we need two separate solicitors on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel? I do not intend to live at the property once the Barnsley Building Society mortgage is discharged.
Although you do need to retain the services of a lawyer they dont need to be on the Barnsley Building Society panel. You will need a solicitor to draw up the transfer and to deal with the Land Registry formalities. The only thing you need to consider is that by selling at an undervalue so ask your lawyer about the implications. There could be an inheritance tax issue if you die within 7 years of this. There's no capital gains tax for you as it is your main residence.
I am selling my house. I had a double glazing fitted in month 7 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s lender, Barnsley Building Society are being pedantic. The solicitor who is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel is saying indemnity insurance will be fine but Barnsley Building Society are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Barnsley Building Society have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Barnsley Building Society have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Barnsley Building Society may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing correctly and safely installed. It merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.