Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

COMPLETIONmonitor is web-based pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the CML and PI insurers such as AmTrust. COMPLETIONmonitor is a unique risk management tool.

This system assists the way you can demonstrate to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their requirements, with notifications given on Earl Shilton Building Society’s changes. Notwithstanding that utilising the software is not a condition for acceptance on the Earl Shilton Building Society panel, demonstrating you can stay up to date with Earl Shilton Building Society’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your panel application and, more importantly, protect your panel status.

COMPLETIONmonitor creates real-time alerts, automatically produces regulatory and CQS reports, and will enhance your firm's efficiency. It is also user friendly, cost-effective and, for many firms, results in a PII saving.

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Banks and building societies often change their requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements from Earl Shilton Building Society are not guidelines, they are instructions from a client. As with many clients, instructions can change - and they do change, frequently:

A Timeline of Policy Changes


Since 2008, Earl Shilton Building Society has made 159 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 17.2 days. In total, 71% of the sections of P2 of the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Earl Shilton Building Society have been changed since 15/12/2008.

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Examples of recent questions relating to the Earl Shilton Building Society Solicitor Panel from members of the public

Is the fact that my conveyancer is not on the Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing panel that there is a problem with the quality of the firm’s conveyancing?
That would more than likely be a wrong assumption to make. There are all sorts of perfectly reasonable explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The most common reasons for removal are: (1) lack of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. If you are concerned you should simply call the firm and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for Earl Shilton Building Society.
Expecting to complete my purchase 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 Earl Shilton Building Society. What does the insurance need to cover?
Any lawyer on the Earl Shilton Building Society 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 Earl Shilton Building Society’s Part 2 requirements of the CML Handbook (last updated on Earl Shilton Building Society). Being on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel your lawyer is expect to follow these instructions.
I have checked your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the Earl Shilton Building Society approved panel. How can I be sure given that they are not listed on your directory?
Not all firms are yet listed on our lender panel search tool which is still relatively new. Law firms are listing on a daily basis and it is probably the case that your lawyer is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing lawyer and you should probably take them at their word. Please do feel free to suggest that they completing their listing on our site as it would only cost them £1 a month to list themselves as being on the Earl Shilton Building Society solicitor panel.
I am purchasing a garden flat and getting a mortgage with Earl Shilton Building Society. Can I do my own conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Earl Shilton Building Society 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 Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel in your location.
Planning on purchasing a house with a mortgage with Earl Shilton 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 Earl Shilton 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 Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel
I was told three weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Earl Shilton Building Society. Is it usual for Earl Shilton Building Society to only issue the offer once my solicitor is approved on their conveyancing panel?
Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Earl Shilton Building Society to deal with your lawyers application to be on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitors will be accepted.
I have instructed a lawyer having checked that they are on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property? Or Having digested plenty of house buying,I note that they all recommend that you should get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my solicitor - who is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. is that correct?
Earl Shilton Building Society will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Earl Shilton Building Society will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller. or Your lawyer will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Earl Shilton Building Society you could contact your them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors.