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Frequently asked questions relating to the Precise Mortgages Solicitor Panel

I am hoping to receive a mortgage with Precise Mortgages. my intention is to instruct a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Precise Mortgages Solicitor panel allow for conveyancers regulated by the CLC
Precise Mortgages’s approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders associated to the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
My lawyer has identified an inconsistency when comparing the assumptions in Precise Mortgages’s valuation survey and what is revealed within the legal papers for the property. My solicitor informs me that as he is on the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel he is obliged to ensure that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s course or action appropriate?
A precondition to being on the Precise Mortgages approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Precise Mortgages) which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.
Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to pop into the offices of the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Newcastle so that I can attend their offices if necessary.
Whereas this was necessary ten years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Newcastle .
We're in Birmingham, FTBs buying with a mortgage (lender is Precise Mortgages , but our lawyer is on the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Precise 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
Are all Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel?
Some major banks and building societies now use the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel membership such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS accreditation 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 remain on their approved list of firms.
I was thinking of purchasing my friend’s property. Assuming we can agree a figure, what’s the best way to move forward? I hope to get a mortgage with Precise Mortgages. Is there anyway to cut out the solicitors to save us both money? My father said that years ago it was possible to take the documents into the local Land Registry office and they did the rest
If you are getting a mortgage with Precise Mortgages involved you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel. We would not encourage you to both use the same solicitors' firm. There are clear conflict of interest issues and it's not going to make a huge difference to the speed of the overall process. So as not to hold things us you should pass on your solicitors details to Precise Mortgages. Feel free to use our search tool to look for a licensed conveyancer or solicitor on the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel.
I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Precise Mortgages. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have 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 Precise Mortgages you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Precise Mortgages conveyancing panel.