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Monmouthshire Building Society Conveyancing Panel Recently Asked Questions
Is the fact that my conveyancer is not on the Monmouthshire Building Society Solicitor panel that there is a problem with the quality of her work?
It would not be wise to jump to that conclusion. There are all sorts of perfectly reasonable explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 3 reasons are as follows: (1) lack of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. If you are concerned you should simply call the firm and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for Monmouthshire Building Society.
Our conveyancer has discovered a defect with the lease for the apartment we are purchasing. The seller’s lawyers have put forward title insurance as a solution. We are happy with insurance and will cover the costs. Our solicitor has advised that as he is on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel he must check that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is Monmouthshire Building Society?
Just because you have a mortgage offer from Monmouthshire Building Society does not mean to say that the property will be meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the CML Handbook Requirements. You and Monmouthshire Building Society are the client. The appropriate lender requirements have to be complied with by the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel who has to balance acting for you and Monmouthshire Building Society
Having used your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the Monmouthshire Building Society approved panel. How can I be sure given that they are not listed on your directory?
Not all firms are yet listed on our lender panel search tool which is still relatively new. Law firms are listing on a daily basis and it is probably the case that your lawyer is on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing lawyer and you should probably take them at their word. Please do feel free to suggest that they completing their listing on our site as it would only cost them £1 a month to list themselves as being on the Monmouthshire Building Society solicitor panel.
I was scheduled to move into my first house two days ago. My solicitor is on the Monmouthshire Building Society solicitors panel but has moved offices in the past couple of months and had not advised Monmouthshire Building Society of their new address. Monmouthshire Building Society is now refusing to release my funds until such time as their systems are up to date with the correct details.
This is as unusual as it is unlucky. The majority of lender Terms of Conveyancing Panel Appointment specifically oblige the solicitor to inform the lender of an address change. Your solicitor needs to treat this with the utmost urgency. Do speak with or register your concern with the senior partner (assuming he or she is not your direct lawyer). Most lenders would be reasonable in this situation and expedite the resolution of this issue. It may be prudent to enlist the help of your local Monmouthshire Building Society branch or your mortgage broker to see if they can help.
Is there a list of Monmouthshire Building Society panel conveyancers 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.
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 Monmouthshire Building Society be concerned
Given that your lender is Monmouthshire Building Society your lawyer must to check the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Monmouthshire Building Society . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Monmouthshire Building Society where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. Requirements for Scotland are due in the near future.
Intending to buy a flat with a mortgage with Monmouthshire Building Society. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Monmouthshire 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 Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel