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The solicitor I wanted to use for conveyancing on a purchase said he will levy higher legal fees if my lender is due to their unusual legal requirements. Am I likely to be frustrated using Lloyds TSB Scotland? Is Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing so much more difficult?
Lloyds TSB Scotland 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 Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel. If they are not, this does add further risk of delay as Lloyds TSB Scotland will appoint their own solicitors to look after their interest.
We are nearing an exchange and my mum and dad 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 disclose this to my lender Lloyds TSB Scotland. Apparently, being on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Lloyds TSB Scotland if the balance of the mortgage advance is not just from me. I advised the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the mortgage so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Lloyds TSB Scotland 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 Lloyds TSB Scotland if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
I have been searching for competitive conveyancing fees. Can I be assured that all the law firms that are listed on your site are on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel?
The solicitor and licensed conveyancing practices listed on our site have advised us that they are on the Lloyds TSB Scotland panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the Lloyds TSB Scotland panel. To date we have not been informed by either a bank or a member of the public that the data about a specific firm being on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel is not accurate.
We're in Liverpool, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Lloyds TSB Scotland , but our solicitor is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a time-frame for your conveyancing due to third parties outside of our control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain
We have agreed to purchase a house.One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Lloyds TSB Scotland be concerned
Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Lloyds TSB Scotland your lawyer must to check the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Lloyds TSB Scotland . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Lloyds TSB Scotland where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. The CML are developing guidance for Northern Ireland and Scotland.
I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Lloyds TSB Scotland. Is it usual for Lloyds TSB Scotland to only issue the offer once my solicitor is approved on their conveyancing panel?
Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Lloyds TSB Scotland to deal with your lawyers application to be on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitors will be accepted.
Lloyds TSB Scotland have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on house has been accepted, now what?
The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (make sure these solicitors are on the lenders panel). Call up Lloyds TSB Scotland or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Lloyds TSB Scotland will tell you what documents they want. Lloyds TSB Scotland will instruct a valuer. The valuer will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to book an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes about week to get a mortgage offer. Lloyds TSB Scotland will issue the offer to you and your lawyer. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing.