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FAQs for the West Bromwich Mortgage Company Conveyancing Panel

A lawyer my fiance and I wanted to use for conveyancing on a remortgage said he would charge more if my mortgage is with West Bromwich Mortgage Company due to their unusual legal requirements. Am I likely to be frustrated using West Bromwich Mortgage Company? Any comments will be appreciated
West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing requirements for their panel are no better or no more complicated than most lenders. It is the case now the CML Handbook, the "bible" used by solicitors to establish lender requirements, is different for each lender. It is not clear if your lawyer is on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel. If they are not, this does add further risk of delay as West Bromwich Mortgage Company will appoint their own solicitors to look after their interest.
Expecting to move into my new home next Monday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as he says that he has to check this in has capacity as lawyer for West Bromwich Mortgage Company. What does the insurance need to cover?
All property lawyers on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in West Bromwich Mortgage Company’s Part 2 requirements of the CML Handbook (last updated on West Bromwich Mortgage Company). Being on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel your lawyer is expect to follow these instructions.
Are the lawyers identified as being on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by West Bromwich Mortgage Company?
The law firm practices themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from West Bromwich Mortgage Company directly.
I was supposed to complete on my dream home two days ago. My solicitor is on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company solicitors panel but has changed address 8 weeks ago and had not advised West Bromwich Mortgage Company of their new address. West Bromwich Mortgage Company has locked down the release of mortgage funds until such time as their systems are up to date with the correct details.
This is as unusual as it is unlucky. The majority of lender Terms of Conveyancing Panel Appointment specifically oblige the solicitor to inform the lender of an address change. Your solicitor needs to treat this with the utmost urgency. Do speak with or register your concern with the senior partner (assuming he or she is not your direct lawyer). Most lenders would be reasonable in this situation and expedite the resolution of this issue. It may be prudent to enlist the help of your local West Bromwich Mortgage Company branch or your mortgage broker to see if they can assist.
I am about to exchange contracts on a purchase with a mortgage from West Bromwich Mortgage Company. The report from my solicitor mentions that West Bromwich Mortgage Company could withdraw their offer before completion. Is this right?
Banks and Building Societies such as West Bromwich Mortgage Company can revoke their mortgage offer although this is unusual. should West Bromwich Mortgage Company withdraw their offer they may or may not inform you or the lawyer as to their reasoning. There are many potential reasons but here are a number of examples:
  • If the financial circumstances of the borrower have changed to the detriment and the West Bromwich Mortgage Company has been notified
  • Amendments if purchase price adjusted and the loan to value limits exceeded by this. Please note that West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel solicitors would be obliged to notify West Bromwich Mortgage Company of a change in the price of the property.
  • Where the lender is on notice of a restriction or a right of pre-emption which is not at market value
  • If the lender reasonably suspects that the applicant, borrower, mortgagor or guarantor is involved in any criminal or fraudulent activity, including trading in illegal drugs or other substances, theft, robbery, deception or other serious offences, or if the applicant borrower, mortgagor or guarantor has a conviction for any serious criminal offence, including theft, deception, fraud, robbery or trade in illegal drugs or other substances;
  • If the lender reasonably believe that the applicant, borrower, mortgagor or guarantor is insolvent or is about to become insolvent or has or will have a petition presented or if any one or all enter into any arrangement with their creditors generally or if any one or all should suffer a material change in their financial circumstances
I recently had an offer accepted on a house. My mortgage broker recommended their conveyancers I paid an upfront payment of 225. Soon after the conveyancers contacted me to say that they were not on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
Sometime soon me and my wife are acquiring a flat in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon will soon begiven the go-ahead. My brokeradvised that we enquire that the conveyancer in Hendon is on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company solicitors panel. Is this really necessary?
A limited percentage of Hendon conveyancing firms are on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company conveyancing panel. Click here to locate a Hendon conveyancing firm on the on the West Bromwich Mortgage Company panel.