This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.
X
MM+Cover+small+181214
Categories:Mortgages

HSBC to launch conveyancer panel with Countrywide

  • Print
  • Comments (1)

HSBC is to introduce a conveyancing panel to provide legal services to its mortgage customers.

Customers are free to use their own solicitor or conveyancer to act for them but HSBC will use a panel firm to undertake its own legal requirements.

HSBC has selected Countrywide to manage the panel of solicitors and licensed conveyancers. The panel will launch on January 9.

Fees range from £399 for property worth up to £100,000 to £549 for properties worth between £300,000 and £500,000.

HSBC head of mortgages Peter Dockar says: “Our new panel arrangement will spare customers the time and hassle of searching for a firm to do the important conveyancing work on their new property.

“Customers who choose to use a firm on the panel can benefit from agreed conveyancing costs as well as valuable guarantees should the seller pull out. We also believe this will provide additional protection for our customers and HSBC.”

  • Print
  • Comments (1)

Daily Email Updates
If you enjoyed this article, sign up to receive the latest news and analysis from Money Marketing.

The Money Marketing CPD Centre
Build your annual CPD - you can log and plan your CPD hours for free with The Money Marketing CPD Centre.

Money Marketing Awards 2015
Put your firm forward as the leading practitioner in your field. Adviser and Advertising categories are open to entries - Enter Now.

Readers' comments (1)

  • Really disappointing that HSBC have chosen such a terrible company to act on their behalf. We are currently going through the process of purchasing and have chosen to use our own solicitors who are brilliant. Unfortunately our qualified solicitor is not approved by HSBC to act on their behalf and instead the "experts" at CPL are acting on HSBC's behalf and we are paying for the priveledge!! Well done HSBC - seriously considering applying for a different mortgage product and starting over....

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

Have your sayEdit my profile/screen name

You must sign in to make a comment

AXA Wealth


Fund Data

Editor's Pick



Poll

Will providers be forced to pay out compensation over annuity misselling?

Job of the week

Latest jobs

View all jobs

Most recent comments

View more comments