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Earl Shilton Building Society Solicitor Panel Recently Asked Questions

I need to swap lawyers as my lawyer is not on the Earl Shilton Building Society panel of conveyancing solicitors. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?
If you haven't yet instructed a solicitor to do anything for you and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer you're considering.
My conveyancer has spotted a difference between the information in Earl Shilton Building Society’s valuation report and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor says that as he is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel he needs to ensure that the bank is with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s approach right?
A precondition to being on the Earl Shilton Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Earl Shilton Building Society) which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.
Do all the firms listed on your directory have online case tracking as I understood that this was a condition of being on the Earl Shilton Building Society solicitor panel?
The Council of Mortgage Lenders or BSA do not require online case tracking. Some law firms operate such technology and some don't.
I am selling my house. Does my solicitor have to be on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel in order to deal with redeeming my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Earl Shilton 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.
Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Earl Shilton Building Society. Solicitors have been appointed? What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Earl Shilton Building Society?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Earl Shilton Building Society done the valuation? Have you advised Earl Shilton Building Society as your lawyers details and checked that your lawyer is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel? sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued
We were going to get a DIP from Earl Shilton Building Society this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc).Do the Earl Shilton Building Society recommend a solicitor on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently
You will need to appoint solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and the Earl Shilton Building Society through the process.
I can not work out if my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date . I have called into my local branch Earl Shilton Building Society on various occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Earl Shilton 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 Earl Shilton Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Earl Shilton 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 Earl Shilton Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.