Investec Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

COMPLETIONmonitor is an online pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the CML and PI insurers. COMPLETIONmonitor 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 Investec’s changes. Notwithstanding that utilising this technology is not a prerequisite for Investec , demonstrating you can remain up to date with Investec’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your application to their lender panel and, more importantly, protect your firm’s panel status.

The software generates 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 some firms, leads to reduced PII premiums.

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Mortgage companies often change their requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements from Investec 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, Investec has made 236 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 11.6 days. In total, 62% of the sections of P2 of the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Investec have been changed since 15/12/2008.

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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
5.4.4 19/07/2019 CML
5.7.1a 19/07/2019 CML Flying Freehold Indemnity Insurance
6.4.4 19/07/2019 CML
5.20.3 19/07/2019 CML
3.1.5 19/07/2019 CML
10.9 10/11/2017 CML
16.3.4 10/11/2017 CML
5.15.2c 10/11/2017 CML
5.16.2 10/11/2017 CML
6.12.1 10/11/2017 CML

Last update 12/07/2019

Investec Conveyancing Panel Example Support Desk Enquires from members of the public

I am expecting a mortgage with Investec. I hope to use a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Investec Solicitor panel include conveyancers regulated by the CLC
Investec’s approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
My nephew is purchasing a newly built flat with a mortgage from Investec. His conveyancer has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?
The form is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Investec conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when requested.

The Developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it.

The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Investec conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Do I have to have a meeting at the offices of the Investec conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will instruct a firm who offer conveyancing in Leeds so that I can attend their offices when needed.
Most conveyancing panel lawyers for Investec undertake all of the work via the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake your Conveyancing Transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. However you should check if you can still book an appointment to go into appointed conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.
I am attempting to get my ex-husband removed the mortgage deeds. Can Investec really insist on which solicitor I can or can not use?
You can use any solicitor you like but Investec then has the right to appoint a different solicitor to act for them at your expense. It might be more cost effective and quicker to instruct a lawyer who is on the Investec solicitors panel
After much negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment. My financial adviser recommended their conveyancers I paid an upfront payment of 175. Soon after the conveyancers contacted me sheepishly admitting that they were not on the Investec 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 Investec 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.
Intending to buy a house with a mortgage with Investec. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Investec 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 Investec conveyancing panel
My ex -wife’s name is on the Investec mortgage of my property but not on the land registry. The apartment was transferred to me on our divorce many years ago by way of a sealed court order. Does my ex still have a say on the sale even though the land registry showing the property in my name alone? Will I be required to take her name of the Investec mortgage in order to sell?
In terms of the Investec mortgage, it is unusual that your ex-wife’s name remains on the mortgage but not on the title. It is conceivable that this is an oversight on the part of your conveyancers to ensure that her name was removed or even an administrative error on the part of Investec in failing to update their data. In any event, it should cause difficulty providing her name no longer appears on the Land Registry title and you have a court order ordering that the property is transferred to you.