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I was advised recently by my IFA that my solicitor is not on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One Solicitor panel. What can I do to check?
The first thing you need to do is to contact your conveyancer. You lawyer should advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One.
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 disclose this to my lender Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One. I am advised that, being on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One if the balance of the mortgage advance is not just from me. I informed the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the mortgage so is it really necessary for him to raise this?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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 Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
Are there any apps to help find a local solicitor on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 kilometers to meet the solicitor.
You can use the find a conveyancing panel tool on this website. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One solicitor panel.
I am considering refinancing my home does my lawyer have to be on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One Conveyancing panel?
There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor but Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.
We have had an offer accepted on a apartment I spoke to a lawyer previously used by my brother and he advised retaining a solicitor approved by Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One. The estate agent recommended two local firms so I asked Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One if the 2 suggested solicitors are approved, which they are not. Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One suggested that either firm can fill out the appropriate forms to become approved. Do I (1) save myself the aggravation and use one of Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 's conveyancing panel solicitors (2) Use the local solicitor and accept there may be delays etc as they go through the approval process.
Ask Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One for conveyancing panel firms in your area. Most banks have lawyers on their panel throughout the UK. You can also use our search tool at the top of this page to search for a lawyer on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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 Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel as it may only take about 2-3 weeks. As long as they meet Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One’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 am due to exchange contracts on my house. I had a double glazing fitted in month 2010 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My purchaser’s lender, Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One are being pedantic. The solicitor who is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel is saying indemnity insurance will be fine but Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One 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.
My offer on house has been accepted, the seller does however have a dependent purchase. The vendors have offered on somewhere, but not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other properties booked. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What should be my next step? At what point should I appy for the mortgage with Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One?
It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then survey/valuation, conveyancing search costs, etc). First you should check that your solicitor is on the Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One conveyancing panel. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a hot mortgage some buyers would pally for the mortgage with Royal Bank of Scotland -Natwest One and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.