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Reliance Bank Conveyancing Panel Recently Asked Questions

I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay Reliance Bank fees if I use my own solicitor. How good are the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel solicitors? I'm happy to use any solicitor in the country TBH as long as they're good and not exorbitantly priced. Are there any Reliance Bank conveyancers you'd recommend?
Reliance Bank’s conveyancing panel is pretty large so it would be advisable to check with the firms you are getting quotes from that they are on the panel. You can search by postcode on the search tool on this site to find solicitors that Reliance Bank will allow to act for them.
Can you clarify something for me?. For no fault of my lawyer but, my purchase conveyancing has been going on for months. The Local Authority Search from Reliance Bank 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has advised that as she is on the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel she needs to reorder the searches as they are no longer valid.
One of the many conditions to being on the Reliance Bank approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Reliance Bank)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 Reliance Bank.
Is it necessary during the course of the conveyancing process to pop into the offices of the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel solicitor to execute the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Liverpool so that I can attend their offices when needed.
Most conveyancing panel lawyers for Reliance Bank undertake all of the work via the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake your Conveyancing Transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. However you should check if you can still book an appointment to go into appointed conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.
I am buying a semi-detached house and getting a mortgage with Reliance Bank. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to made in you doing to conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel in your location.
Do conveyancing lawyers on the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel work on a no move no charge basis?
In the main there are no requirements by lenders for their firms to operate on a no-sale-no-fee basis. There a small number of lenders who operate a very restricted conveyancing panel managed by a third party company (often termed in the industry as a ‘gatekeeper’). That third party may impose certain conditions such as non-sale-no fee on the panel firms. If you require this as a condition of your conveyancing then you should check with the conveyancing firm that this is part of their service
How can we tell if a solicitor on the Reliance Bank panel is any good?
obtaining recommendations is a good start. Before you go ahead check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advise that you speak with the lawyer handling your conveyancing
Next month my fiance and I are taking a long lease of a terraced house in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon need to beinstructed. My motheradvised that we double-check that the conveyancing practitioner in Hendon is on the Reliance Bank panel. Is this really necessary?
Far from all Hendon conveyancing practices are on the Reliance Bank conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to locate a Hendon conveyancing practitioner on the on the Reliance Bank solicitors pane.