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Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing Panel : Questions and Answers

A solicitor my husband and I wanted to use for conveyancing on a remortgage said she will levy higher legal fees if my lender is due to their difficult processes! Am I likely to be frustrated using Earl Shilton Building Society? Is Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing so much more difficult?
Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing requirements for their panel are no better or no more complicated than most lenders. It is the case now the CML Handbook, the "bible" used by solicitors to establish lender requirements, is different for each lender. It is not clear if your lawyer is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. If they are not, this does add further risk of delay as Earl Shilton Building Society will appoint their own solicitors to look after their interest.
My son-in-law is buying a house that has just been built with a mortgage from Earl Shilton Building Society. His conveyancer has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. What is this document - I have never come across this before?
The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when asked.

The Developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it.

The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

I require the services of a Earl Shilton Building Society panel solicitor in Inverness. Could you help me?
It is not clear why you need a Earl Shilton Building Society panel solicitor but in any event, if you can not find one on our search tool you will need to speak directly to Earl Shilton Building Society to find out which solicitors in Earl Shilton Building Society are on their panel. If you do find such a firm not listed please direct them to our site to list. After all the cost is only one £1 a month
I am purchasing a semi-detached house and getting a mortgage with Earl Shilton Building Society. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Earl Shilton Building Society 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 Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel in your location.
Are all solicitor practices on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel overseen by the SRA?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Many lenders do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers (CLC).
My wife and I have arranged a further advance on our mortgage from Earl Shilton Building Society as we wish to carry out a loft conversion to our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel to deal with the paperwork?
Earl Shilton Building Society do not ordinarily appoint firms on their conveyancing panel to deal with such a matter. If they did require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Earl Shilton Building Society list
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 booked. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What should be my next step? At what point should I appy for the mortgage with Earl Shilton Building Society?
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 Earl Shilton Building Society 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 Earl Shilton Building Society and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.