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A solicitor my fiance and I had intended to instruct on a remortgage said she will levy higher legal fees if my mortgage is with Melton Mowbray Building Society due to their unusual legal requirements. Am I likely to be frustrated using Melton Mowbray Building Society? Any comments will be appreciated
Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel. If they are not, this does add further risk of delay as Melton Mowbray Building Society will appoint their own solicitors to look after their interest.
My conveyancer has discovered a difference when comparing the assumptions in Melton Mowbray Building Society’s home valuation report and what is in the legal papers for the property. My solicitor informs me that as he is on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel he needs to ensure that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is content go ahead. Is my conveyancer’s course or action right?
A precondition to being on the Melton Mowbray Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Melton Mowbray 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.
I require the services of a Melton Mowbray Building Society panel solicitor in Inverness. Could you help me?
Unfortunately it’s not apparent why you need a Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society to find out which solicitors in Melton Mowbray 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 attempting to get my former partner removed the mortgage deeds. Can Melton Mowbray Building Society really insist on which solicitor I can or can not use?
You can use any solicitor you like but Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society solicitors panel
Is it the case that all solicitor firms on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel overseen by the SRA?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the SRA. 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 brother and I have agreed a price on a house I spoke to a lawyer previously used by my dad and he recommended retaining a solicitor approved by Melton Mowbray Building Society. The estate agent recommended two local firms so I asked Melton Mowbray Building Society if the 2 suggested solicitors are approved, which they are not. Melton Mowbray Building Society suggested that either practice can fill out the appropriate forms to become approved. Do I (1) save myself the aggravation and use one of Melton Mowbray Building Society 's conveyancing panel solicitors (2) Use the local solicitor and accept there may be delays etc as they go through the approval process.
Ask Melton Mowbray Building Society 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel as it may only take about 2-3 weeks. As long as they meet Melton Mowbray Building Society’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 have decided to exercise my right to buy my property off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Melton Mowbray Building Society. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel.