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My fiance and I are hoping to buy a 2 bedroom flat in London with a mortgage from Ulster Bank. We have a lawyer but Ulster Bank says he's not on their "panel". We have to appoint one of the Ulster Bank panel firms or keep our solicitor and pay for one of their panel ones to represent them. We feel as though this is unjust; is there anything we can do?
No, not really. The mortgage offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel. Until recently, most lenders had large numbers of law firms on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. Another option that might be available is for your solicitors to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Ulster Bank
Can you help?. My lawyer is not to blame but, the conveyancing for my house purchase has been going on for months. The Local Authority Search from Ulster Bank was date stamped random date and we have agreed a date for me to move into the property on Tues etc. My lawyer says that as she is on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel she needs to redo the searches as they are no longer valid.
A precondition to being on the Ulster Bank approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook Part 2 obligations (last updated for this lender on Ulster Bank)which specifies 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 Ulster Bank.
I am buying a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Leeds who is on the Ulster Bank conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Ulster Bank . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
I am selling my house. Does my solicitor have to be on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel in order to deal with paying off my mortgage?
Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. it might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently at the moment.
I was thinking of purchasing my friend’s property. Assuming we can agree a figure, what’s the best way to move forward? I plan to obtain a mortgage with Ulster Bank. Is there anyway to cut out the solicitors to save on the costs? 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 Ulster Bank involved you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Ulster Bank 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 Ulster Bank. Feel free to use our search tool to look for a licensed conveyancer or solicitor on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel.
Ulster Bank 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 Ulster Bank or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Ulster Bank will tell you what documents they want. Ulster Bank 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. Ulster Bank 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.
We are are taking a long lease of a 1st floor apartment in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon are about to beappointed. My fatheradvised that we double-check that the conveyancer in Hendon is on the Ulster Bank approved list of lawyers. Is this right?
A limited percentage of Hendon conveyancing solicitors are on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel. 5 people a month use our search tool to locate a Hendon conveyancing practitioner on the on the Ulster Bank solicitors pane.