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I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay Clydesdale Bank fees should I instruct my family lawyer. How efficient are the Clydesdale Bank conveyancing panel solicitors? I'm happy to use any solicitor in the country TBH as long as they're good and not exorbitantly priced. Are there any Clydesdale Bank conveyancers you'd recommend?
Clydesdale Bank’s conveyancing panel is pretty large so it would be advisable to check with the firms you are getting quotes from whether they are on it. You can search by postcode on the search tool on this site to find solicitors that Clydesdale Bank will allow to act for them.
We are getting closer to an exchange and my mum and dad having transferred the 10% deposit to my lawyer. I am now advised that as the deposit has not come from me my lawyer needs to disclose this to my lender Clydesdale Bank. Apparently, being on the Clydesdale Bank conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Clydesdale Bank 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 home loan so is it really necessary for him to raise this?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Clydesdale Bank 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 Clydesdale Bank if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
Do I need to pop into the offices of the Clydesdale Bank conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will instruct a firm who offer conveyancing in Liverpool so that I can pop in to their offices if required.
Whereas this was necessary ten years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Liverpool .
I was supposed to complete on my dream home last Friday. My lawyer’s firm is on the Clydesdale Bank solicitors panel but has changed address 8 weeks ago and had not advised Clydesdale Bank of their new address. Clydesdale Bank has locked down the release of mortgage funds as the information from the solicitors isn't correct.
This is as unusual as it is unlucky. The majority of lender Terms of Conveyancing Panel Appointment specifically oblige the solicitor to inform the lender of an address change. Your solicitor needs to treat this with the utmost urgency. Do speak with or register your concern with the senior partner (assuming he or she is not your direct lawyer). Most lenders would be reasonable in this situation and expedite the resolution of this issue. It may be prudent to enlist the help of your local Clydesdale Bank branch or your mortgage broker to see if they can help.
Are all Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Clydesdale Bank conveyancing panel?
A selection of lenders now use CQS as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their approved list of conveyancing solicitors.
I have paid off my mortgage with Clydesdale Bank. I assume I don't need a solicitor on the Clydesdale Bank panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Am I right?
If you have finished paying off your Clydesdale Bank 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 Clydesdale Bank mortgage from the register. Clydesdale Bank,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 Clydesdale Bank has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and the Clydesdale Bank has instructed the Land Registry to do so The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Clydesdale Bank mortgage has been paid off.
My offer on house has been 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 in the pipeline. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What do I do now? When should I get the mortgage app going with Clydesdale Bank?
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 Clydesdale Bank 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 Clydesdale Bank and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.