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Is the fact that my conveyancer is not isted on the Nottingham Building Society Solicitor panel that there is a problem with the standard of his conveyancing?
That would more than likely be a wrong assumption to make. 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 Nottingham Building Society.
I do hope you can help me. My conveyancer is advising me that she is duty-bound to conduct a Local Authority search as the firm are on the Nottingham Building Society solicitor panel. The searches cost a lot of money. Can this be avoided?
You have limited options available to you. As you are taking a mortgage with Nottingham 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 Nottingham Building Society’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook requirements last updated Nottingham Building Society. even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out a local authority search.
I have checked your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the Nottingham Building Society conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham Building Society solicitor panel.
My solicitors in Birmingham have advised me that they can not locate my conveyancing file. At the time of my purchase I took out a mortgage with Nottingham Building Society. Is it case that being on the Nottingham Building Society conveyancing panel they need to have retained the file for a prescribed period?
It very much depends from lender to lender but many of the Terms and Conditions of Conveyancing Panel Appointment require the file to be held for a period of 6 years. That being said we have not seen a copy of the Nottingham Building Society Conveyancing Panel Terms. It might be worth you contacting Nottingham Building Society directly.
My husband and I are in the process of looking at houses and am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this stage? I will be getting a home loan with Nottingham Building Society
It would be sensible to have your start your search soon rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on the the estate agent. As you are getting a mortgage with Nottingham Building Society , make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Nottingham Building Society conveyancing panel.
The for formalities of my purchase has taken place with a mortgage from Nottingham Building Society. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about Nottingham Building Society. How do I make a complaint?
All lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the Nottingham Building Society branches or the Customer Services Department at Nottingham Building Society head office. In most cases complaints to Nottingham Building Society are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is resolved you can write to the Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.
Nottingham Building Society have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on house has been accepted, now what?
The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (make sure these solicitors are on the lenders panel). Call up Nottingham Building Society or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Nottingham Building Society will tell you what documents they want. Nottingham Building Society will instruct a valuer. The valuer will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to book an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes about week to get a mortgage offer. Nottingham Building Society will issue the offer to you and your lawyer. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing.