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

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Bluestone Mortgages Solicitor Panel Recently Asked Questions

My financial adviser has asked me for my solicitor’s panel reference for the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I obtain this. I have called my local Bluestone Mortgages office but they don't know it.
You are best placed to get this information from your conveyancing lawyer. A law firm is likely to keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable their conveyancing panel details for Bluestone Mortgages.
My conveyancer has discovered an inconsistency between the information in Bluestone Mortgages’s valuation report and what is in the legal papers for the property. My solicitor has advised that as he is on the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel he is obliged to ensure that the lender is with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s stance appropriate?
A precondition to being on the Bluestone Mortgages approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Bluestone Mortgages) 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 both parties.
I have been searching for conveyancing quotes online. Can I be sure that all the firms that are identified on your site are on the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel?
The law firms on our directory have assured us via an online form that they are on the Bluestone Mortgages panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the Bluestone Mortgages panel. To date we have not been informed by either a mortgage company or a member of the public that the data about a specific firm being on the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel is not accurate.
I am purchasing a semi-detached house and getting a mortgage with Bluestone Mortgages. Can I do my own conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to made in you doing to conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel in your location.
When it comes to lenders such as Bluestone Mortgages do lawyers 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.
I can not work out if my mortgage offer requires a lease extension . I have called Bluestone Mortgages on various occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told not they would not lend in accordance with their CML Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply dont know who is right
Your lawyer has to follow the CML Handbook Part 2 requirements for Bluestone Mortgages. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Bluestone Mortgages will go ahead your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask Bluestone Mortgages to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.
Intending to buy a house with a mortgage with Bluestone Mortgages. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Bluestone Mortgages 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 Bluestone Mortgages conveyancing panel