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I am hoping to receive a mortgage offer from Newbury Building Society. my intention is to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Newbury Building Society Conveyancing panel include conveyancers regulated by the CLC
Newbury Building Society’s approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
Please help. My solicitor is assuring me that he has to conduct a Local Authority search stemming from the fact that the firm are on the Newbury Building Society solicitor panel. Is this really necessary?
You have limited options available to you. Given that you are taking out a loan with Newbury Building Society your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of Newbury Building Society’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook requirements last updated Newbury Building Society. even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out a local authority search.
I have been searching for competitive conveyancing fees. Can I be sure that all the firms that are identified on your site are on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel?
The solicitor and licensed conveyancing practices on our directory have assured us via an online form that they are on the Newbury Building Society panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the Newbury Building Society 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 Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel is incorrect.
We're in Wales, First timers buying with a mortgage (lender is Newbury Building Society , but our lawyer is on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Newbury Building Society 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
Are all Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel?
Some major banks and building societies now use CQS as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to join their panels.
Do conveyancing lawyers on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel work on a no move no charge basis?
In the main there are no requirements by lenders for their firms to operate on a no-sale-no-fee basis. There a small number of lenders who operate a very restricted conveyancing panel managed by a third party company (often termed in the industry as a ‘gatekeeper’). That third party may impose certain conditions such as non-sale-no fee on the panel firms. If you require this as a condition of your conveyancing then you should check with the conveyancing firm that this is part of their package
I recently had an offer accepted on an apartment. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their lawyers I paid an upfront payment of 225. Soon after the conveyancers contacted me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Newbury Building Society panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.