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My husband and I are purchasing a 3 bedroom flat in London with a mortgage from Market Harborough Building Society. We like our lawyer but Market Harborough Building Society says he's not on their "panel". We have to appoint one of the Market Harborough Building Society panel firms or keep our solicitor and pay for one of their panel ones to represent them. We feel as though this is unjust; is there anything we can do?
Unfortunately,no. The mortgage offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel. Until recently, most lenders had large numbers of law firms on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your solicitors to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Market Harborough Building Society
Expecting to move into my new home next Friday. My conveyancing lawyer has asked me to provide him with a copy of the building insurance for the house as he says that he has to check this in has capacity as lawyer for Market Harborough Building Society. What does the insurance need to cover?
All property lawyers on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in Market Harborough Building Society’s Part 2 requirements of the CML Handbook (last updated on Market Harborough Building Society). Being on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel your lawyer is expect to follow these requirements.
Do all the firms listed on your directory have online case tracking as I was under the impression that this was a precondition of being on the Market Harborough Building Society solicitor panel?
No. There is no CML Part 2 or Building Society Association requirement relating to online case tracking. Some law firms operate such technology and some don't.
I would like to get my former partner removed the mortgage deeds. Can Market Harborough Building Society really insist on which solicitor I can or can not instruct?
You can use any solicitor you like but Market Harborough Building Society then has the right to appoint a different solicitor to act for them at your expense. It might be more cost effective and quicker to instruct a lawyer who is on the Market Harborough Building Society solicitors panel
I have a mortgage with Market Harborough Building Society. My uncle retired last week and wants to pay off the mortgage left on the property. After Market Harborough Building Society is paid, I want to transfer the property to my mother's name; How long will it roughly take? Do we need two separate solicitors on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel? I do not intend to live at the property once the Market Harborough Building Society mortgage is discharged.
You will need a solicitor but they need not be on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel. You will need a solicitor to draw up the transfer and to deal with the Land Registry formalities. The only thing you need to consider is that by selling at an undervalue so ask your lawyer about the implications. There could be an inheritance tax issue if you die within 7 years of this. There's no capital gains tax for you as it is your main residence.
I am currently in the process of buying my council flat. I have a mortgage agreed with Market Harborough Building Society. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?
It is not advisable proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event if you are getting a mortgage with Market Harborough Building Society you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel.
Intending to buy a flat with a mortgage with Market Harborough Building Society. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that they are on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel