Molo Finance Buy to Let Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

Lexsure’s COMPLETIONmonitor is web-based pre- and post-completion checklist for residential conveyancing lawyers. Supported by the CML and PI insurers. COMPLETIONmonitor is a unique risk management tool.

This system is the only way you can prove to lender panels that you are, and can stay fully compliant with their instructions, with alerts on Molo Finance Buy to Let’s changes. While utilising the software is not a prerequisite for Molo Finance Buy to Let , demonstrating you can stay 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 panel standing.

The system creates real-time alerts, automatically produces COLP and CQS reports, and will increase your firm's efficiency. It is also simply to use, cost-effective and, for some firms, leads to reduced PII premiums.

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Lenders 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 109 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 25.0 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
16.3.7b 22/10/2018 CML
5.14.13 22/10/2018 CML
5.15.2c 22/10/2018 CML
5.15.2d 22/10/2018 CML
5.7.1a 22/10/2018 CML Flying Freehold Indemnity Insurance
6.3.1 22/10/2018 CML
6.5.1 22/10/2018 CML
6.7.2 22/10/2018 CML

Last update 10/07/2019

Molo Finance Buy to Let Conveyancing Panel Sample Enquires to our Call Center from members of the public

My husband and I are buying a 2 bedroom flat in Hackney with a mortgage from Molo Finance Buy to Let. We would like to retain our solicitor but Molo Finance Buy to Let says she’s not on their "panel". We have to appoint one of the Molo Finance Buy to Let panel firms or keep our solicitor and pay for one of their panel ones to represent them. We feel as though this is unjust; is there anything we can do?
Unfortunately,no. The mortgage offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel. Until recently, most lenders had large numbers of law firms on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. Another option that might be available is for your solicitors to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Molo Finance Buy to Let
Our god-son is purchasing a house that has just been built with a home loan from Molo Finance Buy to Let. His conveyancer has advised him of a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?
The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. 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.

Having used your search tool I can't find the lawyer I was hoping to instruct as being on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel. My lawyer has said that they are on the Molo Finance Buy to Let approved panel. How can I be sure given that they are not listed on your directory?
Not all firms are yet listed on our lender panel search tool which is still relatively new. Law firms are listing on a daily basis and it is probably the case that your lawyer is on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing lawyer and you should probably take them at their word. Please do feel free to suggest that they completing their listing on our site as it would only cost them £1 a month to list themselves as being on the Molo Finance Buy to Let solicitor panel.
My aunt passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor was left the house. The house had a relatively small loan remaining of approximately £4500. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Molo Finance Buy to Let , pay off the mortgage etc. Is this allowed?
If you intend to re-mortgage then Molo Finance Buy to Let will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Molo Finance Buy to Let 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 Molo Finance Buy to Let 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 Molo Finance Buy to Let mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.
I'm spending time looking at houses and now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this stage? I I am planning to take a mortgage with Molo Finance Buy to Let
It would be sensible to have your start your search soon rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on the the estate agent. As you are getting a mortgage with Molo Finance Buy to Let , ask your prospective lawyers check they are on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
On the whole I have been dissatisfied with the level or service received from my lawyer. Is there a Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel complaints department or do I complain directly to the law firm?
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. 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 have instructed a lawyer having checked that they are on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property? Or I've digested plenty of mortgage guides,I note that it is considered advisable to get your house surveyed prior to buying it. When I asked my solicitor - who is on the Molo Finance Buy to Let conveyancing panel - on this she said they don't do this and I need to contract an independent surveyor. Is that normal?
Molo Finance Buy to Let will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Molo Finance Buy to Let will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. You may wish to consider appointing your own surveyor to carry out a survey or prepare a home buyers report on the property. It is up to you to satisfy yourself that the property is structurally sound before you buy it. If the survey or report reveals that building work is needed, you should tell your solicitor. You may wish to renegotiate with the seller. or Your lawyer will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Molo Finance Buy to Let you could contact your them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors.