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FAQs for the The Mortgage Lender Solicitor Panel

I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay The Mortgage Lender fees if I use my own solicitor. How efficient are the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel solicitors? I dont care which law firm I use as long as they're good and not exorbitantly priced. Are there any The Mortgage Lender conveyancers you'd recommend?
The Mortgage Lender’s conveyancing panel is substantial so your best bet is just to check with the firms you are getting quotes from whether they are on it. You can search by postcode on the search tool on this site to find solicitors that The Mortgage Lender will allow to act for them.
Our conveyancer has discovered a problem with the lease for the property we are buying. The seller’s lawyers have offered title insurance as a workaround. We are content with insurance and will cover the costs. Our solicitor says that as he is on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel he must ensure that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is The Mortgage Lender?
Just because you have a mortgage offer from The Mortgage Lender does not mean to say that the property will be meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the CML Handbook Requirements. You and The Mortgage Lender are the client. These conveyancing instructions have to be complied with by the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel who has to balance acting for you and The Mortgage Lender
Are the lawyers identified as being on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by The Mortgage Lender?
The firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from The Mortgage Lender directly.
My conveyancers in Manchester have advised me that no longer have my conveyancing file. To assist with my purchase I took out a mortgage with The Mortgage Lender. Is it case that being on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel they need to have retained the file for a prescribed period?
It very much depends from lender to lender but many of the Terms and Conditions of Conveyancing Panel Appointment require the file to be held for a period of 6 years. That being said we have not seen a copy of the The Mortgage Lender Conveyancing Panel Terms. It might be worth you contacting The Mortgage Lender directly.
We expect to receive a DIP from The Mortgage Lender this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc).Do the The Mortgage Lender recommend a solicitor on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer
You will need to appoint solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and the The Mortgage Lender through the process.
I am selling my flat. 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, The Mortgage Lender are being pedantic. The solicitor who is on the The Mortgage Lender conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but The Mortgage Lender are requiring a building regulation certificate. Why do The Mortgage Lender have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that The Mortgage Lender have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why The Mortgage Lender 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.
The Mortgage Lender 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 The Mortgage Lender or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. The Mortgage Lender will tell you what documents they want. The Mortgage Lender 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. The Mortgage Lender 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.