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I appointed a firm of solicitors to work on my purchase six weeks ago having applied for a mortgage with Chesham Building Society. The firm reassured me that they are on Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel and provided me their panel reference. Chesham Building Society then called me to say that their panel number was dormant and would need to be reactivated. What do I do from here? Do I instruct a different law firm currently on the approved panel for Chesham Building Society?
The answer depends on whether you still have confidence in the said solicitors and how long it will take for the firm to be reinstated on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel You may wish to enlist the help of your broker to check with the Chesham Building Society as to how long they think it will take to get the firm to get back on the panel.
I am due to complete my purchase next Friday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as as he informs me that he is duty bound to validate that it is in order for Chesham Building Society. What risks do Chesham Building Society expect the insurance to cover?
Any lawyer on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in Chesham Building Society’s Part 2 requirements of the CML Handbook (last updated on Chesham Building Society). Being on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel your lawyer is expect to follow these requirements.
I am looking to buy a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Leeds who is on the Chesham Building Society approved. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Chesham Building Society . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
I am purchasing a right to buy flat and getting a mortgage with Chesham Building Society. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Chesham Building Society 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 Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel in your location.
Is it common for Chesham Building Society to withdraw a mortgage offer and what would be the reasoning?
Banks and Building Societies such as Chesham Building Society can revoke their mortgage offer although this is unusual. should Chesham Building Society withdraw their offer they may or may not inform you or the lawyer as to the reasons why. There are various possible reasons but here are a number of examples:
  • Where information comes to Chesham Building Society ‘s attention regarding the customers or the security that they were not aware of prior to offer that affects their original decision to lend
  • Situations where information provided by the borrower that enabled the lender to make a lending decision is fraudulent, incorrect or misleading.
  • Where the purchase price and borrowers direct contribution differ to details on the mortgage application form completed by the borrower
  • Where the lender has to take account a recent change in taxation
  • Where the lender is on notice of a restriction or a right of pre-emption which is not at market value
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 buyer's mortgage company, Chesham Building Society are being a right pain. The solicitor who is on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Chesham Building Society are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Chesham Building Society have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Chesham Building Society have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Chesham 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.
Chesham Building Society 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 Chesham Building Society or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Chesham Building Society will tell you what documents they want. Chesham Building Society 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. Chesham Building Society 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.