Molo Finance Buy to Let Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

COMPLETIONmonitor is an online pre- and post-completion checklist for residential conveyancing lawyers. Supported by the CML and PI insurers such as AmTrust. COMPLETIONmonitor is a unique risk mitigation tool.

This software is the only way you can demonstrate to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their instructions, with alerts on Molo Finance Buy to Let’s changes. While using COMPLETIONmonitor is not a prerequisite for Molo Finance Buy to Let , demonstrating you can remain up to date with Molo Finance Buy to Let’s Handbook requirements is a helpful support to your panel application and, more importantly, protect your firm’s panel standing.

COMPLETIONmonitor 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 many firms, results in reduced PII premiums.

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Banks and building societies often vary their requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements from Molo Finance Buy to Let 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, Molo Finance Buy to Let has made 103 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 26.5 days. In total, 56% of the sections of P2 of the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Molo Finance Buy to Let have been changed since 15/12/2008.

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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
1.11a 22/10/2018 CML
16.3.7a 22/10/2018 CML
4.1 22/10/2018 CML
5.15.2c 22/10/2018 CML
5.17.5a 22/10/2018 CML
5.19.1 22/10/2018 CML
5.1.1 22/10/2018 CML
5.4.6 22/10/2018 CML Local Search Indemnity Insurance
6.6.1 22/10/2018 CML
6.8.1 22/10/2018 CML Adoption of Road or Sewer Indemnity Insurance

Last update 12/11/2018

Frequently asked questions relating to the Molo Finance Buy to Let Solicitor Panel from members of the public

What is the rationale as to why all property lawyers are not on the Molo Finance Buy to Let Conveyancing panel?
Before the recession most lenders had an appetite for risk which was higher than today. The Financial Services Authority in 2010 conducted a thematic review into mortgage fraud which concluded: know the conveyancing solicitors that you are dealing with. Consequently, lenders have regularly sought more information from law firms about their operations and the individuals who work for them and set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum number of transactions. Many firms that have been excluded from lender panels have 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Such firms were never going to meet the criteria of volume of transactions the lenders required.
My son is purchasing a newly built flat with a home loan from Molo Finance Buy to Let. His lawyer has advised him of a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?
The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the transaction. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked.

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 Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Are there any apps to help search for a local solicitor on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 kilometers to meet the solicitor.
Feel free to make use of 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 Molo Finance Buy to Let solicitor panel.
My lawyers in Leeds have advised me that no longer have my conveyancing file. At the time of my purchase I took out a mortgage with Molo Finance Buy to Let. Is it case that being on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel they need to have retained the file for a number of years?
Different lenders have different requirements but many of the Terms and Conditions of Conveyancing Panel Appointment require the file to be held for a period of 6 years. That being said we have not seen a copy of the Molo Finance Buy to Let Conveyancing Panel Terms. It might be worth you contacting Molo Finance Buy to Let directly.
Is there a list of Molo Finance Buy to Let panel conveyancers on the CML Handbook 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.
Can I register a complaint to Molo Finance Buy to Let about the lawyers being on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel?
Complaining to Molo Finance Buy to Let about their conveyancing panel is unlikely to yield much of a response. All solicitors and conveyancer must have a complaints procedure. Usually one can find this 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.

At last I have had an offer on an apartment accepted, the seller does however have a dependent purchase. The vendors have offered on somewhere, but not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage app going with Molo Finance Buy to Let?
It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then survey/valuation, conveyancing search costs, etc). First you should check that your solicitor is on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a hot mortgage some buyers would pally for the mortgage with Molo Finance Buy to Let and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.