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Common questions asked concerning the Chesham Building Society Conveyancing Panel

My Solicitor is not on the Chesham Building Society Conveyancing Panel. Is it possible for me to retain my family solicitor even though they are not on the Chesham Building Society panel?
You will need to have a conveyancer complete the legal work required when you take out a Chesham Building Society mortgage to buy your property. They’ll carry out all the necessary legal checks on the property, make sure that you’re properly registered as the owner and ensure that all the necessary mortgage documentation is in place. You can instruct a conveyancing firm of your choice. However, if the firm selected is not a member of the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel additional costs will be incurred as separate legal representation will be required by Chesham Building Society. Conveyancing panel applications can be submitted, so if your conveyancer has not previously applied for membership they can do so.
We are nearing an exchange and my parents having sent the 10% deposit to my lawyer. I am now advised that as the deposit has not come from me my lawyer needs to make a notification to my lender Chesham Building Society. I am advised that, being on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Chesham Building Society if the balance of the mortgage advance is coming from anyone other than me. I informed the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the mortgage so is it really necessary for him to raise this?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Chesham Building Society to make sure that they are aware that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. Your solicitor can only report this to Chesham Building Society if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
Whilst your website is a good idea there are many lawyers listed near Leeds on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a specific firm on the Chesham Building Society approved panel?
We are not in the business of recommending one firm above another as the right firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with local knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. We recommend that you speak to 3 or 4 lawyers listed before you make your choice..
I am trying to get my former partner removed the mortgage deeds. Can Chesham Building Society really insist on which solicitor I can or can not instruct?
You can use any solicitor you like but Chesham Building Society then has the right to appoint a different solicitor to act for them at your expense. It might be more cost effective and quicker to instruct a lawyer who is on the Chesham Building Society solicitors panel
I am buying a property where the roof has a solar panel. Chesham Building Society have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Chesham Building Society your lawyer must to check the Chesham Building Society conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Chesham Building Society . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Chesham Building Society where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. The CML are developing guidance for Northern Ireland and Scotland.
I'm in the process of viewing apartments and now considering a potential offer. Is it best to have a conveyancer on ‘stand by’? I intend to finance via a home loan with Chesham Building Society
It would be sensible to have your start your search soon rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on the the estate agent. As you are getting a mortgage with Chesham Building Society , ask your prospective lawyers check they are on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
My husband and I are taking a long lease of a garden flat in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon are about to begiven the go-ahead. My fatherrecommended that we enquire that the property lawyer in Hendon is on the Chesham Building Society list of approved conveyancing firms. Is this really necessary?
It is not that case that all Hendon conveyancing practices are on the Chesham Building Society conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to locate a Hendon conveyancing practitioner on the on the Chesham Building Society solicitors pane.