Market Harborough Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

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

This software facilitates the way you can demonstrate to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their instructions, with notifications given on Market Harborough Building Society’s changes. While using the software is not a condition for being on the Market Harborough Building Society panel, demonstrating you can stay up to date with Market Harborough Building Society’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your panel application and, just as importantly, protect your panel standing.

The system generates real-time alerts, automatically produces regulatory and CQS reports, and will increase your firm's efficiency. In addition it is simply to use, cost-effective and, for some firms, results in a PII saving.

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Mortgage companies often vary their requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements from Market Harborough 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, Market Harborough Building Society has made 64 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 42.7 days. In total, 27% of the sections of P2 of the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Market Harborough Building Society have been changed since 15/12/2008.

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My mortgage broker has has requested my lawyer’ panel reference for the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I discover this. I have contacted my local Market Harborough Building Society branch but they cant find it on their system.
the sensible thing to do is ask for this information from your solicitor. They should have a central record lender panel numbers including the Market Harborough Building Society panel reference.
I am purchasing a new build duplex and my lawyer is telling me that she has to disclose incentives from the seller as her firm is on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel. The Estate Agents are hassling me to sign contracts and my preference is not to prolong matters. Can I insist on an exchange regardless of what my lawyer says about being on the Market Harborough Building Society panel?
You should not exchange unless you have advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on the Market Harborough Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Market Harborough Building Society). The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
What tools are available to find a local solicitor on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 kilometers to meet the lawyer.
You can use the find a conveyancing panel tool on this page. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Market Harborough Building Society solicitor panel.
My grandfather passed away last year and as sole heir and executor was left the property. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £8000. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Market Harborough Building Society , pay off the mortgage etc. Is this allowed?
If you intend to re-mortgage then Market Harborough Building Society will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Market Harborough 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 Market Harborough 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 Market Harborough Building Society mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
Completion of my purchase has taken place with a loan from Market Harborough Building Society. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about Market Harborough Building Society. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?
Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the Market Harborough Building Society branches or the Customer Services Department at Market Harborough Building Society head office. In most cases complaints to Market Harborough Building Society are sorted out effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is resolved you can write to the Financial Ombudsman Service at South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.
On the whole I have been dissatisfied with the level or service received from my lawyer. Is there a Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel complaints department or do I complain directly to the law firm?
There is little point in complaining directly to Market Harborough Building Society. Every solicitor firm and conveyancer must have a complaints procedure. You can get information from the solicitor’s or conveyancer’s website or ask at their office. They must tell you about it if you ask.

The Legal Ombudsman will make sure that your complaint is properly dealt with by the solicitor. It can also advise you how to complain.

If a licensed conveyancer does not have a complaints procedure or will not tell you about it, contact the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC), which will make sure that your complaint is properly dealt with by the conveyancer. Please see below for more information.

I am due to exchange contracts on my apartment. I had a double glazing fitted in month 8 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's mortgage company, Market Harborough Building Society are being a right pain. The solicitor who is on the Market Harborough Building Society conveyancing panel is recommending indemnity insurance as a solution but Market Harborough Building Society are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Market Harborough Building Society have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Market Harborough Building Society have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Market Harborough 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.