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Q and A’s regarding the Dudley Building Society Solicitor Panel
I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay Dudley Building Society fees should I instruct my family lawyer. How efficient are the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel solicitors? I'm happy to use any solicitor in the country TBH provided that they are good and reasonably priced. Are there any Dudley Building Society conveyancers you'd recommend?
Dudley Building Society’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 Dudley Building Society will allow to act for them.
Can you clarify something for me?. For no fault of my lawyer but, the conveyancing for my house purchase has been going on for months. The Local Authority Search from Dudley Building Society was date stamped random date and we have agreed a date for me to move into the property on 10 days inc Day of week eg. Mon. My lawyer has advised that as she is on the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel she needs to reorder the searches as they are now out of date.
One of the many conditions to being on the Dudley Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook Part 2 obligations (last updated for this lender on Dudley Building Society)which specifies that a local authority search be not more than half a year old. You should nevertheless ask your lawyer to check whether something called ‘search validation’ indemnity insurance is acceptable to Dudley Building Society.
Are there any apps to help search for a local solicitor on the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 kilometers to meet the solicitor.
You can use the find a conveyancing panel tool on this page. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Dudley Building Society solicitor panel.
I am selling my house. Does my solicitor have to be on the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel in order to deal with redeeming my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. it might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently at the moment.
Are all Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel?
A selection of lenders now use CQS as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to join their approved list of firms.
When it comes to lenders such as Dudley Building Society do lawyers have to be pay a fee to be on the list of approved solicitors?
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.
It is not clear whether my mortgage offer requires a lease extension . I have called into my local branch Dudley Building Society on various occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Dudley Building Society conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told not they would not lend in accordance with their CML Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply dont know who is right
Your lawyer has to follow the CML Handbook Part 2 requirements for Dudley Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Dudley 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 Dudley Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.