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Chesham Building Society Solicitor Panel Recently Asked Questions

My IFA has says he needs my solicitor’s panel reference for the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I find this out. I have called my local Chesham Building Society office but they have not got back to me yet.
You are best placed to get this information from your conveyancing lawyer. They should have a central record lender panel numbers including the Chesham Building Society panel reference.
My son is purchasing a new build apartment with a mortgage from Chesham Building Society. His lawyer has said that there is a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?
The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked.

The Developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it.

The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

I see that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for my own conveyancing?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint.
I am buying a garden flat and getting a mortgage with Chesham Building Society. Can I do my own conveyancing?
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.
It is not clear whether my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date . I have called Chesham Building Society on numerous occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told not they would not lend in accordance with their CML Handbook minimum lease term requirements. Who do I believe?
Your lawyer has to follow the CML Handbook Part 2 requirements for Chesham Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Chesham Building Society 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 Chesham Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.
At last I have had an offer on an apartment accepted, the seller does however have a dependent purchase. The vendors have offered on somewhere, but not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other properties booked. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage app going with Chesham Building Society?
It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then survey/valuation, conveyancing search costs, etc). First you should check that your solicitor is on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a hot mortgage some buyers would pally for the mortgage with Chesham Building Society and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.
My brother and I are buying a 1st floor apartment in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon will soon beretained. My brother-in-lawadvised that we enquire that the conveyancing practitioner in Hendon is on the Chesham Building Society panel. Surely I don't need to do this, do I?
It is not that case that all Hendon conveyancing solicitors are on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel. 7 people a month use our search tool to search for a Hendon conveyancing solicitor on the on the Chesham Building Society solicitors pane.