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Newbury Building Society Solicitor Panel Recently Asked Questions

My Solicitor is not on the Newbury Building Society Solicitor Panel. Can I still retain my family solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the Newbury Building Society panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?
You have a number of options available to you here:
  1. Complete the purchase with your preferred solicitors but Newbury Building Society will need to instruct a lawyer on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel. This will result in additional cost and potential delay.
  2. Get a new solicitor to act in the purchase, obviously checking they are on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel.
  3. Urge your lawyer to apply to join the Newbury Building Society lender panel
I am buying a brand new apartment and my solicitor is telling me that she is duty bound to disclose incentives from the builder as her firm is on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel. I am under pressure to exchange contracts and my preference is not to delay matters. Can I insist on an exchange regardless of what my lawyer says about being on the Newbury Building Society panel?
You should not exchange unless you have advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on the Newbury Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Newbury Building Society). The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
I am planning to acquire a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Leeds who is on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Newbury Building Society . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
I am attempting to get my former partner removed the mortgage deeds. Can Newbury Building Society really tell me which solicitor I can or can not use?
You can use any solicitor you like but Newbury 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 Newbury Building Society solicitors panel
We are getting a further advance on our mortgage from Newbury Building Society as we wish to carry out alterations or improvements our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?
Newbury Building Society would not normally instruct a member of their approved list of lawyers to deal with such a matter. If they did require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Newbury Building Society panel
I'm in the process of viewing houses and now considering a potential offer. Is it premature to have a solicitor in place? I will be getting a home loan with Newbury Building Society
It would be sensible to have your start your search soon rather than later. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on the the EA. As you are getting a mortgage with Newbury Building Society , make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel.
I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with Newbury 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 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 Newbury Building Society you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Newbury Building Society conveyancing panel.