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Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Conveyancing Panel : Questions and Answers

I am obtaining a mortgage with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. I would like to use a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Solicitor panel include Licensed Conveyancers
Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders associated to the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
We are nearing an exchange and my parents having sent the 10% deposit to my lawyer. I am now advised that as the deposit has not come from me my lawyer needs to make a notification to my lender Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. I am advised that, being on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Norwich and Peterborough Building Society if the balance of the mortgage advance is not just from me. I disclosed to the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the mortgage so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society to make sure that they are aware that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. Your solicitor can only report this to Norwich and Peterborough Building Society if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
Whilst your website is a good idea there are many lawyers listed near Coventry on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society approved panel?
We do not recommend specific firms as the right firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with local knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. Before you appoint your lawyer we advise you to speak to two or three of the firms listed to gain comfort as to which one is right for you..
We're in Birmingham, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Norwich and Peterborough Building Society , but our lawyer is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Norwich and Peterborough 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
Completion of my purchase has taken place with a mortgage from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Conveyancing was of an acceptable standard but I would like to complain about Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?
All lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society branches or the Customer Services Team at Norwich and Peterborough Building Society head office. We understand that complaints to Norwich and Peterborough Building Society are sorted out effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is resolved you can write to the Financial Ombudsman Service at South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.
I can not work out if my mortgage offer requires a lease extension . I have called into my local branch Norwich and Peterborough Building Society on numerous occasions and was told they are content with the situation and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told not they would not lend in accordance with their CML Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply dont know who is right
Your lawyer has to follow the CML Handbook Part 2 requirements for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will go ahead your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask Norwich and Peterborough Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.
I am selling my apartment. I had a double glazing fitted in month 7 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society are being a right pain. The solicitor who is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Norwich and Peterborough Building Society are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Norwich and Peterborough Building Society may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing correctly and safely installed. It merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.