Find a Law Firm
approved by Paragon
Ready to buy a new home? Failing to check that a lawyer is on the Paragon list of approved solicitors can put your transaction at risk of delay or failure.
Looking for information about your firm's panel status?Is my firm on the Paragon Mortgages Ltd Conveyancing Panel? How does my firm apply to be on the Paragon Mortgages Ltd Conveyancing Panel? How can my firm be reinstated onto the Paragon Mortgages Ltd Conveyancing Panel?
Find an Approved Solicitor on the Paragon Mortgages Ltd Conveyancing Panel
Paragon Mortgages Conveyancing Panel Example Support Desk Enquires
I was advised recently by my estate agent that my solicitor is not on the Paragon Mortgages Solicitor panel. What can I do to check?
The best course of action for you to take is to contact your conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you what has happened. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for Paragon Mortgages.
Please assist. For no fault of my lawyer but, the conveyancing for my house purchase has been going on for months. The Local Authority Search from Paragon Mortgages was issued random date and we have agreed a date for me to move into the property on 10 days inc Day of week eg. Mon. My solicitor has advised that as she is on the Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel she needs to redo the searches as they are no longer acceptable to the lender.
A precondition to being on the Paragon Mortgages approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook Part 2 obligations (last updated for this lender on Paragon Mortgages)which states that a local authority search be not more than half a year old. You should nevertheless ask your lawyer to check whether something called ‘search validation’ indemnity insurance is acceptable to Paragon Mortgages.
I note that you have a post code search directory listing law firms on the Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for my own house purchase?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint.
We're in Liverpool, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Paragon Mortgages , but our solicitor is on the Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Paragon Mortgages 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
My brother and I have agreed a price on a house I spoke to a solicitor recommended by my uncle and he advised using a solicitor approved by Paragon Mortgages. The estate agent recommended two local firms so I asked Paragon Mortgages if the 2 suggested solicitors are approved, which they are not. Paragon Mortgages pointed out that either practice can fill out the appropriate forms to become approved. Do I (1) save myself the aggravation and use one of Paragon Mortgages 's conveyancing panel solicitors (2) Use the local solicitor and accept there may be delays etc as they go through the approval process.
Ask Paragon Mortgages for conveyancing panel firms in your area. Lenders have them all over the country. You can also use our search tool at the top of this page to search for a lawyer on the Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel based on location. If you particularly like the sound of one of the local lawyers that you have spoken to ask them if they would go onto Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel as it may only take about 2-3 weeks. As long as they meet Paragon Mortgages’s requirements it can be a very simple job for the solicitor. Other stuff will be going on in parallel (as you are at an early stage) so it may not delay matters.
I currently have a mortgage with with Paragon Mortgages. Conveyancing has been completed a year ago. Should I wish to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform Paragon Mortgages?
Your original mortgage agreement with Paragon Mortgages will provide that you need their approval in advance of letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Paragon Mortgages’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Paragon Mortgages directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel lawyer.
I am due to exchange contracts on my house. I had a double glazing fitted in month 6 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s mortgage company, Paragon Mortgages are being a right pain. The solicitor who is on the Paragon Mortgages conveyancing panel is saying indemnity insurance will be fine but Paragon Mortgages are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do Paragon Mortgages have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Paragon Mortgages have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Paragon Mortgages 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.