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Common questions asked concerning the DB UK Bank Conveyancing Panel

I am getting a mortgage offer from DB UK Bank. I intend to instruct a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the DB UK Bank Solicitor panel allow for conveyancers regulated by the CLC
DB UK Bank’s approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders associated to the CML or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
We are approaching 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 DB UK Bank. Apparently, being on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform DB UK Bank if the balance of the mortgage advance is coming from anyone other than me. I disclosed to the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the home loan so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with DB UK 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 DB UK Bank if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
I have checked your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the DB UK Bank approved panel. How can I be sure given that they are not listed on your directory?
Not all firms are yet listed on our lender panel search tool which is still relatively new. Law firms are listing on a daily basis and it is probably the case that your lawyer is on the DB UK Bank conveyancing lawyer and you should probably take them at their word. Please do feel free to suggest that they completing their listing on our site as it would only cost them £1 a month to list themselves as being on the DB UK Bank solicitor panel.
I am buying a semi-detached house and getting a mortgage with DB UK Bank. Can I do my own conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the DB UK Bank 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 DB UK Bank conveyancing panel in your location.
When it comes to mortgage companies such as DB UK Bank do solicitors have to be pay a fee to be on the conveyancing panel?
We are not aware of any lender fees to be on their panel although some do charge an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.
We have a mortgage agreed in principle with DB UK Bank. Solicitors have been instructed? What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from DB UK Bank?
There is no definitive answer here. Have DB UK Bank completed the valuation? Have you advised DB UK Bank as your lawyers details and checked that your lawyer is on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through
We have agreed to purchase a house.One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. DB UK Bank have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
As you are obtaining a mortgage with DB UK Bank your lawyer must to check the DB UK Bank conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for DB UK Bank . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to DB UK Bank where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. Requirements for Scotland are due in the near future.