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Ready to buy a new home? Failing to check that a lawyer is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One list of approved solicitors can put your transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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My mortgage broker has asked me for my lawyer’ panel reference for the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel. How do I discover this. I have contacted my local Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One office but they have not got back to me yet.
You are best placed to get this information from your conveyancing lawyer. A law firm is likely to keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable their conveyancing panel details for Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One.
I am purchasing a new build apartment and my solicitor is advising me that she is duty bound to disclose incentives from the builder as her practice is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel. The Estate Agents are hassling me to sign contracts and I would rather not prolong the conveyancing. Is my lawyer right?
You should not exchange unless you have advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One). The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
Do all the licensed conveyancers and solicitor practices listed on your directory have online case tracking as I was under the impression that this was a precondition of being on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One solicitor panel?
No. There is no CML Part 2 or Building Society Association requirement relating to online case tracking. Some law firms operate such technology and some don't.
We're in London, First timers buying with a mortgage (lender is Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One , but our lawyer is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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 wife and I have arranged a further advance on our mortgage from Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One as we wish to carry out a loft conversion to our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel to deal with the paperwork?
Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One do not ordinarily instruct firms on 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 Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One panel
My ex -wife’s name is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One mortgage of my property but not on the land registry. The apartment was transferred to me on our divorce many years ago by way of a sealed court order. Does my ex still have a say on the sale even though the land registry showing the property in my name alone? Will I be required to take her name of the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One mortgage in order to sell?
As regards the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One mortgage, it is unusual that your ex-wife’s name remains on the mortgage but not on the title. It is conceivable that this is an oversight on the part of your conveyancers to ensure that her name was removed or even an administrative error on the part of Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One in failing to update their data. In any event, it should cause difficulty providing her name no longer appears on the Land Registry title and you have a court order ordering that the property is transferred to you.
Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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 Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One will tell you what documents they want. Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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. Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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.