Melton Mowbray Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

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This software optimises the way you can prove to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their requirements, with automatic updates on Melton Mowbray Building Society’s changes. Even though using the software is not a condition for acceptance on the Melton Mowbray Building Society panel, demonstrating you can stay up to date with Melton Mowbray Building Society’s Handbook requirements is a helpful support to your application to their lender panel and, more importantly, safeguard your firm’s panel status.

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Lenders frequently change their requirements. The BSA instructions from Melton Mowbray 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 2010, Melton Mowbray Building Society has made 44 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the BSA Requirements.
That equates to a section change every 62.0 days. In total, 30% of the sections of the BSA Requirements for Melton Mowbray Building Society have been changed since 26/1/2010.

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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
B.13 31/07/2019 BSA
A.10 23/07/2019 BSA
D.34 23/07/2019 BSA
F.9 23/07/2019 BSA
B.3 23/07/2019 BSA
C.12 07/12/2018 BSA
D.55 25/05/2018 BSA
C.12 24/01/2018 BSA
E.10 12/02/2014 BSA
E.10 20/01/2014 BSA

Last update 19/11/2019

FAQs : The Melton Mowbray Building Society Solicitor Panel from members of the public

For what reasons could a law firm be removed from the Melton Mowbray Building Society approved conveyancing panel?
According to a recent survey report by the solicitors regulator three quarters of law firms had been removed from a lender panel. The most common reasons in order are :
  1. Low volume 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. We are not aware of the specific or common criteria for removal by Melton Mowbray Building Society
I am purchasing a new build apartment and my lawyer is telling me that she has to disclose incentives from the developer as her practice is on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel. I am under pressure to exchange contracts and I would rather not delay matters. Can I insist on an exchange regardless of what my lawyer says about being on the Melton Mowbray Building Society panel?
You should not exchange unless you have advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on the Melton Mowbray Building Society approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Melton Mowbray 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.
I need to find a Melton Mowbray Building Society panel solicitor in Inverness. Could you help me?
It is not clear why you need a Melton Mowbray Building Society panel solicitor but in any event, if you can not find one on our search tool you will need to speak directly to Melton Mowbray Building Society to find out which solicitors in Melton Mowbray Building Society are on their panel. If you do find such a firm not listed please direct them to our site to list. At a fee of one pound per month it is not expensive to register on the site
I am purchasing a terraced house and getting a mortgage with Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel in your location.
Can you point me to a directory of Melton Mowbray Building Society panel solicitors on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?
No. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available online.
I can not work out if my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date . I have called Melton Mowbray Building Society on various occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Melton Mowbray 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
As long as the conveyancer is on the Melton Mowbray Building Society panel she or he must comply with the CML Handbook requirements for Melton Mowbray Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.
Intending to buy a house with a mortgage with Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel