Mortgage lenders cut lists of ‘approved’ solicitors for conveyancing – The Guardian

Posted September 5th, 2011 in conveyancing, mortgages, news, solicitors by sally

“As if finding a property, saving for a deposit and passing credit and salary checks weren’t enough for would-be homebuyers, lenders have thrown in a new issue: your solicitor. An increasing number of borrowers are finding that their lender will not work with the law firm they have chosen to do their conveyancing – a situation that is reducing consumer choice and can add costs, hassle and delay to the homebuying process. And the problem is likely to grow.”

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The Guardian, 2nd September 2011