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FAQs : The ITL Mortgages Solicitor Panel
My IFA has asked me for my law firm’s panel reference for the ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel. What is the best way to discover this. I have contacted my local ITL Mortgages branch but they cant find it on their system.
You are best placed to get this information from your conveyancing lawyer. They should have a central record lender panel numbers including the ITL Mortgages panel reference.
My lawyer has spotted a discrepancy between the surveyor’s assumptions in ITL Mortgages’s valuation report and what is in the conveyancing documents. My solicitor says that as he is on the ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel he needs to check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s course or action appropriate?
A precondition to being on the ITL Mortgages approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on ITL Mortgages) 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.
Are there any apps to help find a local solicitor on the ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 kilometers to meet the solicitor.
Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel search 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 ITL Mortgages solicitor panel.
My house is up for sale and I have a buyer. Does my solicitor have to be on the ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel in order to deal with paying off my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the ITL Mortgages 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.
Can you point me to a directory of ITL Mortgages panel solicitors on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?
No. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available online.
I have agreed a price on a flat I spoke to a conveyancer previously used by my uncle and he recommended instructing a property lawyers approved by ITL Mortgages. The estate agent recommended two local firms so I asked ITL Mortgages if the 2 suggested solicitors are approved, which they are not. ITL Mortgages suggested that either practice can fill out the appropriate forms to become approved. Do I (1) save myself the aggravation and use one of ITL Mortgages 's conveyancing panel solicitors (2) Use the local solicitor and accept there may be delays etc as they go through the approval process.
Ask ITL Mortgages for conveyancing panel firms in your area. Most banks have lawyers on their panel throughout the UK. You can also use our search tool at the top of this page to search for a lawyer on the ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel based on location. If you particularly like the sound of one of the local lawyers that you have spoken to ask them if they would go onto ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel as it may only take about 2-3 weeks. As long as they meet ITL Mortgages’s requirements it can be a very simple job for the solicitor. Other stuff will be going on in parallel (as you are at an early stage) so it may not delay matters.
I am due to exchange contracts on my house. I had a double glazing fitted in month 2010 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s lender, ITL Mortgages are being pedantic. The solicitor who is on the ITL Mortgages conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but ITL Mortgages are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do ITL Mortgages have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that ITL Mortgages have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why ITL Mortgages may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing correctly and safely installed. It merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.
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