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Barnsley Building Society Conveyancing Panel : Questions and Answers
Much to my surprise I have been told by my IFA that my property lawyer is not on the Barnsley Building Society Solicitor panel. What can I do to check?
The first thing you need to do is to contact your conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a firm that is on the conveyancing panel for Barnsley Building Society.
Can you help?. For no fault of my lawyer but, my purchase conveyancing has been going on for months. The Local Authority Search from Barnsley Building Society was dated random date and we have agreed a date for me to move into the property on 6 months + 3. My solicitor has advised that as she is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel she needs to redo the searches as they are no longer acceptable to the lender.
One of the many conditions to being on the Barnsley Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook Part 2 obligations (last updated for this lender on Barnsley Building Society)which specifies that a local authority search be not more than 6 months old. You should nevertheless ask your lawyer to check whether something called ‘search validation’ indemnity insurance is acceptable to Barnsley Building Society.
What tools are available to search for a local solicitor on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 miles to meet the conveyancer.
Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. 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 Barnsley Building Society solicitor panel.
The firm that just started acting on my house acquisition in Hendon has without warning closed. They were on acting for me because I needed a firm on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel and my family lawyer was not. I gave them a cheque for £150 in advance. What are my options?
If you have an estate agent involved then let them know straight away so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to the problems encountered. Hopefully they will be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You should appoint new lawyers that are on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers should be in a position to assist
We have agreed to purchase a house.One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Barnsley Building Society be concerned
As you are obtaining a mortgage with Barnsley Building Society your lawyer must to check the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Barnsley Building Society . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Barnsley Building Society where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. Requirements for Scotland are due in the near future.
I am due to exchange contracts on 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 mortgage company, Barnsley Building Society are being difficult. The solicitor who is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Barnsley Building Society are requiring 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.
Intending to buy a house with a mortgage with Barnsley Building Society. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that they are on the Barnsley Building Society conveyancing panel