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FAQs : The Yorkshire Building Society Solicitor Panel

I am obtaining a mortgage offer from Yorkshire Building Society. my intention is to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Yorkshire Building Society Conveyancing panel include conveyancers regulated by the CLC
Yorkshire Building Society’s conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders represented by the CML or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
We are due to exchange on the purchase a house but as a result of damage from the recent storms I have agreed compensation from the seller of £3k approx by way of a reduction in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process but my mortgage company Yorkshire Building Society will not agree to this. Why was Yorkshire Building Society even consulted?
Your lawyer being on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel is duty bound to inform Yorkshire Building Society of any changes to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your lawyers to disclose the reduction to Yorkshire Building Society then they would have to discontinue acting for you and Yorkshire Building Society.
Whilst your website is a good idea there are many lawyers listed near Hackney on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the conveyancing panel for Yorkshire Building Society ?
We do not recommend specific firms as the right firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with local knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. We recommend that you speak to 3 or 4 lawyers listed before you make your choice..
We're in Birmingham, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Yorkshire Building Society , but our lawyer is on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a time-frame for your conveyancing due to third parties outside of our control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain
I previously instructed online conveyancers located in London who are on the Yorkshire Building Society solicitor panel. They have just invoiced me a separate fee of £195 for dealing with the Yorkshire Building Society mortgage. Is this an additional conveyancing fee specified by Yorkshire Building Society?
Unfortunately, as long as it is in their Terms and Conditions or Quote then yes your solicitors can charge a fee for this. This fee is not set by Yorkshire Building Society but by your lawyers. Some firms on the Yorkshire Building Society will charge an ‘acting for lender’ fee but plenty of firms include it on their overall fee.
I have a mortgage with Yorkshire Building Society. Conveyancing was finalised months ago. Should I wish to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform Yorkshire Building Society?
Yorkshire Building Society must be informed of your intention prior to letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Yorkshire Building Society’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Yorkshire Building Society directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel lawyer.
Intending to buy a flat with a mortgage with Yorkshire Building Society. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that they are on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel