Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

COMPLETIONmonitor is web-based pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the Council of Mortgage Lenders and professional indemnity insures. It is a unique risk management tool.

This software optimises the way you can demonstrate to lender panels that you are, and can stay fully compliant with their requirements, with automatic updates on Earl Shilton Building Society’s changes. Notwithstanding that using the software is not a prerequisite for Earl Shilton Building Society , demonstrating you can stay up to date with Earl Shilton Building Society’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your application to their lender panel and, more importantly, protect your panel status.

The software creates real-time alerts, automatically produces SRA and CQS reports, and will improve your firm's efficiency. In addition it is simply to use, cost-effective and, for many firms, results in reduced PII premiums.

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Lenders frequently vary 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, over time:

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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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
5.5.1b 01/12/2014 CML
6.14.1c 01/12/2014 CML
6.7.3 04/02/2014 CML
5.20.4 23/09/2013 CML
10.10 01/12/2010 CML
10.2b 01/12/2010 CML
14.2.1 01/12/2010 CML
17.1.1 01/12/2010 CML
5.14.10 01/12/2010 CML
5.7.1a 01/12/2010 CML

Last update 24/03/2020

Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing Panel : Questions and Answers from members of the public

I appointed a law firm to conduct the legal paperwork on my remortgage 4 weeks ago having applied for a mortgage with Earl Shilton Building Society. The law firm reassured me that they are on Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel and advised me their panel reference. Earl Shilton Building Society then told me that their panel number was dormant and would need to be reactivated. What happens next? Do I instruct a different law firm listed on the conveyancing panel for Earl Shilton Building Society?
You may be very frustrated with the lawyer but if it only go take a few more days they it may be worth waiting as, depending on how far progressed you are you may end up delaying the transaction by a number of weeks if you need to replace your solicitor You may wish to enlist the help of your broker to check with the Earl Shilton Building Society as to how long they think it will take to get the firm to get back on the panel.
I am due to move into my new home next Friday. 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 risks do Earl Shilton Building Society expect the insurance 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 requirements.
I am planning to acquire a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in who is on the Earl Shilton Building Society solicitor. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Earl Shilton Building Society . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
My aunt passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor was left the property. The house had a relatively small loan remaining of approximately £8000. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Earl Shilton Building Society , pay off the mortgage etc. Is this allowed?
If you intend to re-mortgage then Earl Shilton Building Society will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Earl Shilton Building Society mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I am buying a property where the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Earl Shilton Building Society be concerned
As your lender is Earl Shilton Building Society your lawyer must to check the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Earl Shilton Building Society . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Earl Shilton Building Society where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. Requirements for Scotland are due in the near future.
It is not clear whether my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date . I have called Earl Shilton Building Society on various occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told not they would not lend in accordance with their CML Handbook minimum lease term requirements. I simply dont know who is right
Your lawyer has to follow the CML Handbook Part 2 requirements for Earl Shilton Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Earl Shilton Building Society will go ahead your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask Earl Shilton Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.
I am due to exchange contracts on my apartment. I had a double glazing fitted in month 7 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's lender, Earl Shilton Building Society are being a right pain. The solicitor who is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel is saying indemnity insurance will be fine but Earl Shilton Building Society are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Earl Shilton Building Society have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Earl Shilton Building Society have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Earl Shilton Building Society 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.