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Q and A’s regarding the Birmingham Midshires Solicitor Panel

I am obtaining a mortgage with Birmingham Midshires. my intention is to use a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Birmingham Midshires Solicitor panel include conveyancers regulated by the CLC
Birmingham Midshires’s approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders represented by the CML or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
We are due to exchange on the purchase a house but as a result of damage from the recent storms I have agreed compensation from the seller of £3k approx by way of a reduction in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process but my mortgage company Birmingham Midshires will not agree to this. Why was Birmingham Midshires even consulted?
Your lawyer being on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel is duty bound to inform Birmingham Midshires of any changes to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your lawyers to disclose the reduction to Birmingham Midshires then they would have to discontinue acting for you and Birmingham Midshires.
I am looking to buy a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Manchester who is on the Birmingham Midshires approved. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Birmingham Midshires . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
We're in London, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Birmingham Midshires , but our solicitor is on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Birmingham Midshires 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
I have today made my last payment due on mortgage with Birmingham Midshires. I assume I don't need a solicitor on the Birmingham Midshires panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Am I right?
If you have finished paying off your Birmingham Midshires mortgage they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Birmingham Midshires mortgage from the register. Birmingham Midshires,and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage: but are not moving to another property where the Birmingham Midshires has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and the Birmingham Midshires has instructed the Land Registry to do so The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Birmingham Midshires mortgage has been paid off.
I had an offer accepted on an apartment on the 17th January 2014, valuation was booked 3 days after, received a clean bill of health. Conveyancer instructed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Birmingham Midshires and chasing them on my offer I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel. Are Birmingham Midshires entitled to hold back the Mortgage pending the lawyer being on the approved list?
A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Birmingham Midshires to deal with your lawyers application to be on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitors will be accepted.
Birmingham Midshires have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on house has been accepted, now what?
The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (make sure these solicitors are on the lenders panel). Call up Birmingham Midshires or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Birmingham Midshires will tell you what documents they want. Birmingham Midshires will instruct a valuer. The valuer will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to book an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes about week to get a mortgage offer. Birmingham Midshires will issue the offer to you and your lawyer. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing.